Happy Easter

We had a quiet Easter this year. The weather was beautiful after a cold start to the weekend. Here are some pictures from around our house and such. We finished the firepit area! Now we just have to get some chairs to put around. We replaced two of the recessed lights on the porch with ceiling fans to make front…

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This, That, and St. Pat

The day before we went to get Mack, we had a very busy schedule. We started the day with a trip over to Oak Island for their Mardi Gras festivities. We did not do the parade (it was a flip flop parade, meaning you drove by the floats instead of the floats driving by you and you had to stay…

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Welcome Mackworth!

Well, today we welcomed a new addition to our family. Mackworth (Mack) is the most adorable 8 year old Lab and we are excited that we get to love him! We drove 3.5 hours to meet him and pick him up. His family was really awesome and provided everything we needed to make the transition go smoothly. It was an…

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Rain, Rain, Go Away

February was a rainy rainy month here in Southport. I’m pretty sure it rained at least half of the month. Combine that with COVID restrictions, early sunsets, and cooler weather, and it equals the winter blues for sure. So, for New Years, instead of a resolution we decided to try to eat at a new local place each month. We…

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Hello 2021

Here’s to another New Year. We had a somewhat low key evening at a coworkers house. The state of NC is under a curfew from 10pm-5am so that kinda puts a damper on the typical New Years celebrations. We decided to celebrate New Years with Brazil which was 10pm our time. That way we could see a celebration and head…

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Christmas Time is Here

There’s no question, Christmas has been a bit different this year. Southport cancelled ALL live events. They usually have a week long Christmas Festival with all kinds of fun activities, but this year, the events they did have were all virtual. Oak Island still had the Christmas parade this year but it was a “flip flop” parade, meaning that instead…

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Happy Thanksgiving

Here are some of my Thanksgiving decorations. We got together with my friends from work for a “friendsgiving” meal at a place called Mike’s Farm. We had our own private room for dinner with just our group. After dinner, we went on a hayride to see a Christmas lights display. It was very enjoyable. On Thanksgiving day we had dinner…

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Witches of Southport Bike Ride

At 1230 on Halloween, I met up with a group of women at the waterfront for a bike ride/bar crawl dressed as witches. The temperature was perfect. Cool enough that we didn’t sweat and warm enough that we weren’t freezing. It was however quite windy which made it difficult to ride with my witch hat on so I carried it…

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It’s October!

October is here! That means that I get to start decorating for Halloween. I put some of the decor out before Wingtoberfest but I will continue to put the rest out. Here are a few of the pictures of what is out so far. Now, here are some more of the Halloween decorations. Some more Halloween decorations. We had a…

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