new years

Meat Free Monday: Vegetarian Hoppin John’s

by Deena on January 6, 2014

Have I told y’all about our yearly New Years day meal?  I can’t remember.  My parents are Southern and with that come traditions. Traditions that go back so far, no one dares to mess with them.    This particular tradition consists of  eating Ham, Black-Eyed Peas, and Collard Greens for our New Years Day meal. […]


2014 Intentions

by Angela on January 1, 2014

I hate to be so cliche, but I really do like the whole New Year’s Resolution thing.  I like coming up with my list, trying to think of new ways to improve myself, and then attempting to carry them out sometime during or by the end of a year, usually failing miserably, but the intention […]


As 2013 ends…

by Deena on January 1, 2014

As 2013 ends, Angela and I discussed what each of us would write to kick off the New Year… it was decided that I would write a year in review while she focused on the upcoming year.   I’ve rewritten this article so many times now trying to think about how we collectively would have experienced […]


Practice What You Preach

by Angela on January 4, 2013

I was looking through our blog the other day and the first thing I realized is, we’ve been doing this since October 2010!  Time definitely flies.  The second thing I realized is that at the beginning of each year, we’ve jumped on the bandwagon and written about New Year’s resolutions (2011 resolutions, 2012 resolutions).  I […]


‘Twas the Day After Christmas

by Angela on December 26, 2012

‘Twas the day after Christmas, I rolled out of bed And realized I had a few pounds to shed. My favorite jeans, in my dresser did lay. In hopes I could wear them again one day.   When up in my bathroom there arose such a clatter. The hubby came up to see what was […]

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