Southern Kick Lifestyle

For everything in between. These parts of our life may not fall into another category, but they are required to live the southern kick lifestyle.

WARNING: knitting can be addictive!

This is a photo of a blanket I’m currently knitting. It’s a project for me which is rare but I could really end it at any time. It is heavy to work with now and I’ve been working on it for over a year and a half nor, that’s a long time. Pits suppsoe to be twice the...

Grieving For Gibby

Grieving is no fun but it is a part of life nobody can escape, not even pets. It's been a little over 3 weeks now and Luna is having a "ruff" time making the adjustment to being the head honcho. It seems dogs like humans can retreat to eating or snacking as a way to...

Life Sure Can Throw You A Curve Ball

On February 8th, Rick and I were en route to the airport for a vacation we had planned a year prior. Our 3rd Music Cruise, we were so so psyched!!! Even the best payed plans be interrupted with life’s many oddities. Rick’s phone rang, it was the doggy daycare. When...

Friday Nights At Home

As much as I love to cook I love to have a night off at least once a week. In all of these years we have never really thought of choosing once specific night for that to occur. Rick picked up some take out form a place called Luigi’s, a little everything, Pizza,...

Valentine’s Day Thoughts

Through the years I’ve never been a big fan of Valentine’s Day. If I was dating someone and they didn’t even give me a bon bon I was disappointed. If on the other hand I received a dozen long stems, you’re darned tootin’ I though Valentine’s Day was awesome. Being...

Tired After Playtime At Daycare

To say these two are spoiled is putting it lightly. In fact, the couch in which you see them on in many pictures was purchased specifically for me to knit comfortably. I’m now searching for a chair to sit and knit. They LOVE daycare and are usually pretty tired for...

Double Nickels Isn’t A Bad Place To Be

On 1/16 I turned 55. Birthdays really aren’t that big of a deal to me really although I always appreciate very very much friends and family reaching out to say Happy Birthday. I’ve never really been one of those celebrate all week or all month kind of people but...

It’s Never The Wrong Time To Nap

Some days you’ll find Gibby & Luna napping on our bed. It is when I start to make it that they decide it’s the perfect opportunity to grab a nap. I don’t mind this in fact I welcome it because it is when I can accomplish the most as long as I don’t go too far....

‘Til The Cows Come Home

Our back yard in Rockwall, Texas is adjacent to a prairie and recently a herd of cows have meandered over to grab a bite and as quickly as they arrive they are off wandering the rest of their massive prairie. It’s those days that I decide to have chicken instead of...