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Empty Nest · 1d ago

Sweet Potato/Banana Pancakes

Paleo anyone? I know I'm not on board but I do like to try different recipes so I gave this one a go. Results are mixed. I was more on the 'meh' side while Mother loved them. As a matter of ...
Empty Nest · 3d ago

Falling into the Hodgepodge

Fall is coming, Y'all! I wish it was bringing in the cooler temps it used to do when I was a kid. Sadly, we're still going to have hot weather. Not unbearable but close. Certainly not fall-l...
Empty Nest · 1w ago

John Prine Rocked Charleston Last Night

Last night, I enjoyed my Mother's Day gift from NashvilleDaughter. In May, this very thoug...
Empty Nest · 1W ago

Stormy Hodgepodge

Here we are after that nasty Hurricane Irma. We were lucky, even though she was still strong as she moved into the Charleston area. Flooding, wind damage, lost docks and boats...and we were ...
Empty Nest · 1W ago

What I Learned from 9 Days with Baby M

Oh yes. This grandma was schooled. I had time to prepare- nearly 2 months. I thought I was ready. It wasn't like I wasn't familiar with Baby M and her schedule since I've been her daily care provider for the first 12 months of her sweet life. But I s...
Empty Nest · 2W ago

Fear Not, It's the Hodgepodge

It's time for the Hodgepodge again, Y'all. The weeks are flying by, as usual, and the fall holidays will soon be here. Let's hope Hurricane Irma stays the heck away from here. Evacuating for...
Empty Nest · 2W ago

Football and Babies!

That was our weekend down here. Which means it was practically perfect. It would have been perfectly perfect had the NFL season actually started yesterday but it didn't so, practically perfe...
Empty Nest · 3W ago

Babies R Us- Not the Store

So, Day 1 of keeping Baby M for 9 days has ended and Wowza. I need to sleep for at least 2 days. Yeah, I am NOT kidding.The morning was great! We got up and played and then had breakfast wit...
Empty Nest · 3W ago

The Wheels on the Hodgepodge

So much going on around here lately. Since the last Hodgepodge we've had a second grandchild and I broke a tooth. Good times, Y'all. Good times. Life does tend to get overwhelming from time-...
Empty Nest · 4W ago

And Then There Were Two

I'm sure I've mentioned before that I have the cutest little granddaughter ever, right? Maybe once or twice? Ha!Y'all know, the one who loves the beach:And running through the yard: And football:Whose BFFs are dogs: