Crying over Fried Chicken {and other related thoughts}

As much as I want to deny this, I feel the enormity of this very human need to leave a “legacy”. I often look at my life and wonder what legacy am I leaving if there is no child that shares my family name, parented by Randy and me.

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A Symphony of Flavors-The Synovus Toast of the Town

The Synovus Toast of the Town is back for it’s eighth year and it promises to be better than ever. With pre-events all over town in the weeks leading up to the main event, Toast is the talk of the town. Drawing culinary vendors, craft beers and spirits, and fine wine from across the Southeast,…

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The Courage to Change

I know. The world is bleak. The world is harsh. The world is dark. We’re fighting a seemingly impossible fight. A fight for humanity. A fight for justice. A fight for just a glimmer of hope at a time in our world when that feels too much to ask. We’re raising kids in this world.…

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Ask Theresa-Hostess Gifts, Travel, and Sales Parties-Oh My!

Dear Theresa, What are appropriate, creative host gifts when attending a dinner party? People do wine a lot, what’s something else? I don’t want to do the same ole’ same ole’. Also, should you write thank you notes following a dinner party that you brought a host gift to? Mary Lou C., Columbus, GA Dear…

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Exploring {Birmingham, Alabama} 

   When your husband offers you a holiday weekend ANYWHERE, you say YES. When your husband offers you a holiday weekend in Birmingham, Alabama, you give him hugs and kisses while you are saying YES. If you are not familiar with the area, let me offer a piece of advice…go. Located just 2 hours southwest…

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Hello, Hello…

…I don’t know why you say ‘goodbye’, I say hello… Oh, how I love beginnings. They are fresh and pure, untarnished by the past, an opportunity for a “do-over.” And that is how we treat January 1st of every year. It’s a new year, a new day, a chance for a fresh start. But 2014…

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