Strawberry on Top

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How was everyone’s Valentine’s Day? Did you do anything special? I was sick the week of Valentine’s so we just got food to go and watched a couple episodes of 24 Season 2, so it was actually really nice.  Adam surprised me with a gift card for a pedicure at my favorite place and he […]

Valentine’s Day Ideas

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I was hoping to have a new treat to post today in preparations for Valentine’s Day, but last week was super crazy busy and I worked a youth retreat this past weekend and then I proceeded to lost my voice and was under the weather.  So needless to say, no yummy treats were baked in […]

Strawberry on Top: Currently Loving

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Hope you all are having a great weekend! Any big Super Bowl plans? We are keeping it low key and getting some pizzas with some friends.  A good bloggy friend of mine, Nicole over at The Marvelous Misadventures of a Foodie has started posting monthly posts of what she’s into currently and I thought I would […]

Strawberry on Top: Pajama Party

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After Christmas, Adam & I hosted a Post-Christmas Pajama Party with a few of our close friends.  Last year we did the Tacky Sweater party, which was great fun but I thought I would make it easier on everyone and just have them wear pajamas or comfy clothes.  We had such a great time! I […]

My Top 12 Favorites of 2012

Happy New Year! 2012 was one of the toughest, yet also one of the best years so far.  We faced some challenges, but we also had so many blessings and had some great times traveling, playing games, and spending time with family and friends.  I’m excited to see what 2013 has in store! I pray […]

12 Most Popular Posts of 2012

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It’s that time of year again,  we are about to close the book on another year and open up a fresh new chapter.  I love the hope and promise that the new year brings.  A fresh start and a new year to hopefully reach and maintain the goals that I set for myself! Adam & […]

Strawberry on Top: Christmas 2012

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I know I promised a recipe today, but I’ve just been enjoying my family too much and wasn’t in the kitchen much earlier this week.  I am making a few new recipes this weekend so hopefully they will turn out great and I’ll have new recipes for you very soon! We had such a fabulous […]

Merry Christmas!

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From my family to yours, I pray you have a fabulous Christmas as you celebrate the birth of our Savior! I’m enjoying my family for a few days, but will return on Thursday with a new recipe. Also, I just have to ask since Adam and I debate this frequently…Does Santa wrap the presents, or […]

Moment of Silence

I had something else I was going to post today, but my mind just can’t focus.  I am completely heartbroken over the tragedy in Newtown, Connecticut. I saw some other bloggers doing this and I thought I would join them in asking that as you read this, you take a moment of silence to honor […]

Strawberry on Top: Christmas Traditions

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I asked you all on Facebook this week what your favorite Christmas tradition was.  I got some great responses! Some I’d never heard of before were to choose a different country each year and then make a traditional meal and clothes or accessories for your family to wear from that country. Another reader said she […]

Black Friday Giveaway! {Giveaway Closed}

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Hope everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving! We had a great time! We got up and went for a walk/jog and then threw football for a little bit. Then we went and had Breakfast at Cracker Barrel and came back and watched the Parade. Which was really good this year. Especially loved Jimmy Fallon’s rendition of […]

SOT: My week in photos

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Went to a fun 30th Birthday Party for my friend Tami at a gorgeous location and witnessed a beautiful sunset! Had my first of many hot cocoas of the season:) Not much better than homemade hot cocoa mix! Played tennis for the first time in months. Not gonna lie, I was inspired by the us […]

Strawberry on Top: Inside my Grocery Cart

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We’ve been running crazy this week, so I’ve only been cooking super easy meals like grilled chicken and veggies. So I thought it would be fun to give you a peek inside my grocery cart.  I recently had a big shopping trip as we were out of a ton of stuff so I thought it […]

Strawberry on Top: Birthday Surprises

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So I know I’ve posted a few different things about my birthday trip to Vegas, but my mom also surprised me a couple of weeks before my birthday with a surprise party.  Normally I hate surprise parties, but this one was actually really fun and a great combination of my closest friends and family minus […]

Rise & Smile with Laughing Cow

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Happy Weekend Everyone! I’ve never accepted products to review before, but when Laughing Cow contacted me to try their new line of cream cheese spreads, I jumped at the chance.  I’m kind of funny about doing this kind of thing and would never do it for a product I wouldn’t actually use, and when they […]

Strawberry on Top: Birthday Celebration

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So a month ago, Adam turned 32.  Yes I’m just now blogging about it!:) What we do is celebrate a whole birthday weekend with lots of fun things and whatever you want to do for the entire weekend.  How do you celebrate birthdays? I started his birthday by greeting him with several fun signs around […]

Strawberry on Top: What I’m Loving

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Hey guys! Anything big planned for this weekend? We are getting together with friends tonight & tomorrow night, so I’m super pumped about that and then Sunday we’re helping with a community banquet.  Also, I wanted to mention that I have updated all the recipe posts within the last year (going back to last April-I’ll […]

Strawberry on Top: Surprise Concert

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Hope you all had a great week! Any one have any big plans for the weekend? The past couple weeks have been pretty busy and I haven’t gotten in the kitchen as much as I would like, so I thought I’d fill  you in on some of the fun we’ve been having lately outside the […]

Strawberry on Top: What I’m Loving

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Happy Friday!! I’m super glad it’s the weekend! And I can’t wait for the Final Four tomorrow night! Do you have any big plans for this weekend? I thought it would be fun to share some things I’m loving lately.  My goal is to make this a monthly or maybe even bi-monthly post if I’m […]

Strawberry on Top

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Hey guys! Hope you all have had a great week! I’m super excited for the weekend, not for anything in particular but looking forward to relaxing and spending time with Adam since he’s had to work quite a lot lately.  I do have to give him a shout out though, he recently completed a “Tough […]

Strawberry on Top: Weekend Confessions

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Just wanted to share a few of my quirks with you all. Feel free to leave any of your funny quirks or habits in the comments below! I mentioned this in my end of the year round up post, but I threw 3 batches of fudge in the trash.  I also attempted to make apple […]

Giveaway Time!

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Has everyone finally detoxed from the Holidays? I had a nasty cold that sidelined me for several days, but I’m on the mend now. As I mentioned on Facebook, we went to hear Married Comedians last night at our church.  It was so fun! They had a sit down dinner and then Jermaine Purifory who […]

May Your Days Be Merry & Bright

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and May All Your Christmases Be White! I pray that everyone has a very Merry Christmas and experiences the fullness of the Season! Just wanted to say I am so thankful for each & every one of you! Lots of Love! Stephanie

Merry Christmas Fun!

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Hope everyone has an amazing Christmas full of fun, family, and lots of laughs! Do you have big plans for the holidays? We stay around here and celebrate with Adam’s family Christmas Eve and my mom & step-dad on Christmas day.  We went to Kentucky last weekend with my Dad & Step-mom to celebrate so […]

Strawberry on Top: Tacky Sweater Edition

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Last night Adam & I had a couple of friends over and asked everyone to wear their tackiest sweaters.  It was so much fun! We had a hard time finding Adam a sweater so I got a gray sweatshirt and attached some felt ornaments I found at Target. Then, as you will see below, Adam […]

It’s Beginning to Look a lot like Christmas…

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Here at our house anyway, what about at yours? Do you have your decorations up yet? We put up outdoor lights for the first time this year & I’m so excited! Adam did such a great job putting them up! It was way too cold for me so I stayed inside.:) We have had our […]

Strawberry on Top

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We’re just under one week away from Thanksgiving and I am so excited!! I’m also pumped about some black friday shopping! I used to be very anti Black Friday shopping but a couple of years ago Adam said he’d like to go just once and see what it was like, so of course I jumped […]

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Hey guys!! Hope everyone has had a great week! Anyone have any fun fall activities planned for this weekend? Last weekend we went to our friends house and carved pumpkins.  I forgot how fun that is!! Adam and I got a little ambitious and tried to carve a Mickey.  Not perfect, but it turned out […]

Thanks for “Liking” me Giveaway!

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I am so blown away by all of you wonderful readers! My Facebook page has reached 500 likes and I am so overwhelmed by your support!! To thank you all for being so awesome, I thought I would do a giveway as a token of my appreciation.  I love to treat myself but that isn’t […]

Strawberry on Top

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So I just wanted to share with you guys the latest trend I’ve been rocking! That’s right…its the single walking boot…and its all the rage.  I know you all are jealous!!;) Haha! But for reals, I had a foot injury recently and I won’t bore you with the details, but I strained or tore some […]

Strawberry on Top: Favorite Things

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I thought it would be fun for you guys to get to know me a little bit better and what better way to do that than to share with you a few of my favorite things! Also below I will list some of my favorite recipes I’ve seem floating around lately that I am excited […]

Strawberry on Top: Disney Edition

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As I mentioned earlier this week, Adam & I just returned from the most magical place on Earth, Disney World.  It just happens to be one of my favorite places ever.  No where else can an almost thirty year old act like a big kid and dance on the sidewalk along with the parade! It’s […]

We Will Never Forget

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  9.11.01.  It was my sophomore year in college.  My roommate came in and woke me up and said ‘you need to come watch this.’ We watched in horror with the rest of the country as the second tower was hit and then as both towers fell and so many lost their lives.  I remembering […]