Time for a Fiesta

Cinco de Mayo marks our 1 year anniversary here in Southport. We came here with the intentions of it being another 13 week assignment and it ended up becoming home. In January, a couple of us at work planned out a few parties for the year. Mine was Cinco de Mayo and we planned on May 1st since the 5th…

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Social Distancing

Well, things have been a little different around here. It’s the time of the year when it would be nice to eat at the restaurants with outdoor seating, spend lots of time at the beach, and hang out at our waterfront bar, but all of that has been cancelled. Restaurants are take out or delivery only, the beach is closed,…

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Spring Has Sprung

Spring is definitely here. The flowers and trees are blooming all throughout town, the temperatures are warmer, and everything has a nice yellow tint from the pollen. Here are some pictures from our walks and bike rides around town. Another one our favorite places in the waterfront was supposed to open this week, but due to the whole COVID-19 situation,…

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Back Up and Running

The website has been unavailable for me to add updates since Christmas. The problem has been resolved and I will be adding new posts to make up for the last 3 months. Stay tuned…

Around the House

Here are a few of the things we have built, painted, changed, or added to the house. Scott built the scrabble tiles and I pained them. This is a coffee table we bought from a resale shop in town and we decided to paint it. The top is painted with chalkboard paint so that we can write messages, etc on…

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Family Visit

This weekend we had a full house. My niece Taylor had a cheer competition in Wilmington so they came down to spend the night with us before the competition. My mom, bother, sister in law, her mom, my nephew, and 2 nieces all came to hang out. Although our visit was brief, it was enjoyable. Saturday morning once everyone was…

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