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Laurel, Mississippi Trip Part 2

Shopping & Dining Last week, I shared about where we stayed in Laurel, MS on our little anniversary weekend getaway. Today, I want to tell you about where we shopped, ate, and what we did. Laurel was such a charming town, and I highly recommend visiting! If you don’t know about Laurel, it’s where they

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Laurel, Mississippi Trip Part 1

Where We Stayed: The Laurel Cottages This past weekend, my husband and I made the three and a half hour drive on US Highway 84 from our hometown of Opp, Alabama to Laurel, Mississippi. Our fourteenth anniversary was last week, so we thought we’d celebrate with a weekend getaway. The drive was uneventful; there really

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12 Items to Help you Reach Your Weight Loss Goals

One thing I tell my Weight Loss Community (#ccwlc), is that preparation is key when making good choices for your health. My  experience is that when you plan ahead, whether that is meal prepping or having a meal plan, you are much more likely to stick to your eating plan and reach your goals. We always

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Opportunity Knocks

An Open Letter to Citizens of Opp, Alabama You know that feeling you get when you visit a beautiful location or charming little town? That sensation that feels like you’re being hugged just by walking down the tree lined streets or stepping into that quaint coffee shop that smells of freshly ground beans and croissants

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Decorative Storage Essentials From Amazon

I don’t know about you, but this time of year, I always get to urge to purge, organize, and get my house in order. It doesn’t help that I recently watched Tidying Up with Marie Kondo on Netflix and now I want to tidy all the things! By the way, Marie Kondo is the most

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Low Carb Red Velvet Cheesecake Recipe

Who doesn’t love red velvet during the holidays? Out of all the cookies, cakes, and treats during the Christmas season, red velvet is probably my number one pick. This year, I wanted to find a way to incorporate that red velvet flavor into a sugar free and low carb treat so that we could enjoy

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8 Holiday Gift Wrapping Tips

***For more fun gift wrapping tips, watch the video HERE! When I was in the 9th grade, I worked at a store that sold gift items. One of the first things the owner made me do was wrap empty boxes with old wrapping paper. It was important to her that we wrapped each gift item

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Keto Christmas No Bake Cookies

Growing up, one of my favorite holiday cookies that my grandmother and mother made was No Bake Cookies (or Boiled Cookies as my Granny called them). My husband’s mother and grandmother made them during the holidays as well, so they have been a staple of Christmas baking each year at our home.  My husband’s family’s

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