Author Archives: Debbie

About Debbie

I have been married for 20 years to a Yankee, have two great kids, a fun and funny Southern family, and a whole bunch of friends. I try to enjoy the journey!

Southern Kitchen Tools

I keep some of my favorite cooking tools in the oven. I’m referring to my iron skillets of course. I have quite a collection! My regular pots and pans took up roost in under the counter and the iron skillets … Continue reading

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What’s Around the Corner?

I gave birth to my son 18 years ago and daughter 16 years ago; I could never have guessed the range of emotions that were in store for me. I remember holding both of those precious newborns and feeling only … Continue reading

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Be the Good

I have heard from several friends and social media sites about a woman who wanted more than a big cake or party or trip for her 50th birthday. She wanted to give. So she did. She gave smiles, joy, surprises, … Continue reading

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A New Normal

I remember when my oldest nephew was born over 17 years ago, my brother-in-law telling my mother that he was just ready for his life to get back to normal. My mother’s response has stayed with me through the years. … Continue reading

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Popsicle Sticks In the Mail

When my son was little and feeling under the weather, I’d pull out a popsicle to boost his spirits. You gotta love the simplicity of a child’s heart. Once when he was about 4 years old, he over heard me … Continue reading

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