Category Archives: Miscellaneous

Opelika’s Municipal Candidate Forum–My thoughts

If you missed last night’s candidate forum hosted by the League of Women Voters and the Opelika Chamber of Commerce, you missed some very important things.  Even if you came and left after the mayoral candidates discussed the issues, you … Continue reading

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My top 5 reasons to keep the house cold….

My kids and my husband want to know why I keep the house so cold.  Here are my top 5 reasons: 5)  We live in the h-o-t South where we average 10-15 days a year below 40 degrees.  I don’t … Continue reading

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Vacation to Albany, Georgia? Why not?

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While most people traveled to the beach for the week of the Fourth, my family decided on a location a little closer to home and took a short three-hour trip to Albany, Georgia.  Although the weather was temperamental, the temperature … Continue reading

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Are you interested in a scrapbooking retreat? Live in or near Opelika?

My favorite hobby is scrapbooking, but I haven’t been able to in quite some time for multiple reasons.  First, I haven’t made the time to do it and secondly, I don’t have the space to lay everything out and leave … Continue reading

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Alabama lawmakers become grinch this Christmas

The new Alabama law that limits the amount of money a student can spend on a gift for a teacher is laughable. Are our lawmakers’ feelings hurt because we don’t spend a penny on a gift for them especially after … Continue reading

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Just say no to Charter’s $124.97 price guarantee

If you are in the market for cable television, telephone and/or internet services, Charter Communications would have you believe they have the best of everything.  It took 6 years for my husband to convince me to go all Charter all … Continue reading

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It is what it is and what it is is annoying…

It is what it is—a phrase that has become popular over the last couple of years—is the most annoying five words strung together to make a sentence.  It is rude, condescending and dismissive.  It is used as a way to … Continue reading

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Use Open Sky at your own risk

If you aren’t familiar with Open Sky, it’s a shopping social network using curators that you follow based on your preferences.  Most curators are celebrities that present deals on items they are interested in such as fitness, health, organization products, … Continue reading

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What a day of not walking taught me

(DISCLAIMER:  This is my personal account.  I don’t believe sin always causes pain and suffering.  I do believe that everyone’s situation is different. I also believe that God spoke to me through my pain and felt Him leading me to … Continue reading

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