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“My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style.” — Maya Angelou

OlivedaFeaturedLifestyle

Oliveda Skincare

*This posts contains products that were kindly gifted to me.I'm always on the lookout for good, all-natural, anti-aging skincare.  A gal like me, who's over 40, wants to soak in all of the anti-aging creams and jellies that I can get.   That's why I was so excited when I was…
Michelle Tucker
April 16, 2021
Happy BirthdayFeaturedLifestyle

Birthday Celebrations and Traditions

My kid's birthdays are exactly one week apart. I love celebrating their big days, but I am also completely wiped out once they are over. When they were younger I'd combine their birthdays and have a single, giant party each year. Unsurprisingly, as they got a little older they wanted…
Michelle Tucker
April 13, 2021
BikiniFeaturedLifestyle

It’s Just a Number on the Scale

“Maybe you should buy yourself a slimming one-piece swimsuit."That’s what the nurse told me. I was feeling discouraged after finding out, after a month of working out and eating right, that I had gained weight instead of losing it.  I was told that my hormones and my new IUD were…
Michelle Tucker
March 28, 2021
Tiny BakingLifestyle

Tiny Baking with my Tiny Chef

There are those gifts that end up getting played with once and are never to be seen from again.  Then there are the ones that keep popping up and making appearances all throughout the year.  When my daughter asked for a Tiny Baking kit for Christmas, I assumed it would…
Michelle Tucker
March 3, 2021
SoupFeaturedLifestyle

Greek Lemon Rice Soup

Greek lemon rice soup, also known as Avgolemono, is one of those dishes that reminds me of home.  The funny part about this is that my family never actually made the soup, nor are we Greek.  Lemon Rice soup is a staple dish at almost all of the Greek restaurants…
Michelle Tucker
February 7, 2021
working on meFeaturedLifestyle

Working on Me

Did you jump into 2021 wide eyed, bushy tailed, and excited to tackle the new year with a whole set of resolutions?  Or, like me, did you roll into 2021 a bit disheveled, disoriented, and wondering where the heck the holidays went? I did, excitedly, have a few “let’s do…
Michelle Tucker
January 3, 2021
Let it goLifestyle

Letting It Go

Sometimes it is hard to "let it go!" This year we’ve all had to learn to let go of things -- it hasn’t always been easy.  I’m the type where once I have a plan or an idea of how things are supposed to be locked into my brain, it’s hard…
Michelle Tucker
December 22, 2020
HolidaysLifestyle

Our Annual 25 Must-Watch Christmas Movies

It's no secret that we love our Christmas movies.  These movies are just as important to us as twinkle lights and Christmas cookies.  We wait all year long to squeeze in all our best-loved movies during the short time between Thanksgiving and Christmas.  Below are our 25 must-watch favorites.  How…
Michelle Tucker
December 14, 2020
ToffeeLifestyle

Pecan English Toffee

As  a child I have fond memories my Grandpa making the most delicious toffees and caramels the world has ever known. He did this every Christmas, and it is a memory I will cherish always. I still remember the many hours he put into making them, continually stirring the candy,…
Michelle Tucker
December 3, 2020
TurkeyLifestyle

Popcorn Turkey Dressing

This recipe was given to me years ago from my great Aunt Eulah and has been an absolute family favorite.  If you are looking for a dressing recipe that the kids will beg you to make year after year, this is it.  Be sure to read all the ingredients and…
Michelle Tucker
November 25, 2020