Palmettos and Pigtails http://www.palmettosandpigtails.com A Southern Mama's Thoughts.... Sat, 15 Jul 2017 19:53:07 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.7.5 35667660 The Summer Scene 2017 http://www.palmettosandpigtails.com/summer-fun-2017/ http://www.palmettosandpigtails.com/summer-fun-2017/#respond Sat, 15 Jul 2017 19:53:07 +0000 http://www.palmettosandpigtails.com/?p=10054 Hard to believe that summer is already half over.  Just like every year, I swore up and down that we were going to take it easy this summer…not do to much.  And just like every year, we’ve managed to pack it completely full yet again!Our summer started with a lot of gardening.  Rita’s Roots is amazing. […]

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Bucket List for Mamas http://www.palmettosandpigtails.com/bucket-list-mamas/ http://www.palmettosandpigtails.com/bucket-list-mamas/#comments Thu, 25 May 2017 15:35:25 +0000 http://www.palmettosandpigtails.com/?p=9597 When I was in college; single and kid-free; I was an adventurer.  I went away on weekend getaways.  I tried unknown foods at trendy restaurants.  I did study abroads in South Africa.  I was spontaneous.  I showered regularly.  A true daredevil. And now, I’m happily married with three adorable children and a dreamy life in […]

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One Day at a Time http://www.palmettosandpigtails.com/one-day-time/ http://www.palmettosandpigtails.com/one-day-time/#comments Sat, 06 May 2017 01:21:33 +0000 http://www.palmettosandpigtails.com/?p=10037 Hi there!  Remember me?  I know, it’s been months…I’ve missed you!  Life somehow has gotten in the way lately, and blogging has had to go to the back burner.  Or maybe off the stove completely.  I’m so humbled by those of you who have reached out to me….I don’t even know you, and you were […]

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{From the Archives} DIY St. Patrick’s Day Bubblegum Necklace http://www.palmettosandpigtails.com/diy-st-patricks-day-bubblegum-necklace/ Wed, 01 Mar 2017 16:38:28 +0000 http://www.palmettosandpigtails.com/?p=8253 I have a confession.  I have become an online shopper.  I say that like it’s taboo.  My thoughts immediately go to a childhood friend’s mother…who I would catch watching HSN in the middle of the night, phone and credit card in hand.  But I guess it isn’t strange at all nowadays…even downright thrifty, with the online […]

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17 Appropriate Consequences for Poor Behavior {and the Bible backs it up!} http://www.palmettosandpigtails.com/17-appropriate-consequences/ Tue, 31 Jan 2017 17:09:34 +0000 http://www.palmettosandpigtails.com/?p=9561 It may not seem like it, but unfortunately, we are a family that yells.  Dave and I try to keep our cool, we try to “seek to understand” before losing said cool…but nine times out of ten, we end up yelling at the kiddos.  Hey, it happens right?  But our knee-jerk reaction to their mistakes is an automatic time-out, […]

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Sunday Scripture: Work http://www.palmettosandpigtails.com/sunday-scripture-work/ Mon, 23 Jan 2017 01:30:20 +0000 http://www.palmettosandpigtails.com/?p=10017 I have a new job!  Well, really it’s nothing new….just “official” now.  For the past 5ish years I’ve been handling the curriculum and logistics for the kids’ ministry at my church.  I do all of the social media, compile all of the weekly lesson materials, and do the scheduling of all of our kids’ volunteers. […]

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Sunday Scripture: Temple http://www.palmettosandpigtails.com/sunday-scripture-temple/ Sun, 08 Jan 2017 14:49:59 +0000 http://www.palmettosandpigtails.com/?p=10006 “Your body is a temple.” How many times have I heard this snibbet of a Bible Verse?  It’s sprinkled all over the Pre-Tween Christian parenting resources that I’ve been scouring recently…especially the ones on how to talk to our kids about their bodies and sex (Can you believe it’s almost “The Talk” time?!?!).  So, that’s what I […]

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A New Year’s Challenge! http://www.palmettosandpigtails.com/new-years-challenge/ http://www.palmettosandpigtails.com/new-years-challenge/#comments Mon, 02 Jan 2017 03:17:09 +0000 http://www.palmettosandpigtails.com/?p=10003 Happy New Year!  Hope y’all had a wonderful holiday break.  We had a blast with a ton of family in town.  Then my parents took the kiddos for a few days so Dave and I could work on a few house projects.  And, I’m working on a special project this year that I’m really excited […]

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Christmas 2016 http://www.palmettosandpigtails.com/christmas-2016/ Sat, 24 Dec 2016 17:05:30 +0000 http://www.palmettosandpigtails.com/?p=9993 Merry Christmas from our family to yours!  I wish you a New Year full of joy, hope and peace!  See you next year!

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Christmas Trees on the Square http://www.palmettosandpigtails.com/christmas-trees-square/ Mon, 19 Dec 2016 16:34:59 +0000 http://www.palmettosandpigtails.com/?p=9987 We have thought about moving many, many times.  But when it comes down to it, our friends and our town are completely irreplaceable.  We live in a small town.  Not tiny, for sure…and definitely sprawling by the minute.  But it’s still a small town.  We have only lived here for 12 years, and yet we […]

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