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Month: October 2016

It’s Fall Y’all Give-a-Way Time

It’s Fall Y’all Give-a-Way Time

It’s Fall Y’all! The weather is changing, leaves are turning colors, football is on the television, Halloween is coming, and nothing beats a warm cup of coffee with friends! So to share in the happiness of this wonderful season, The Bucket List Project and Rory’s Crafty Corner are having a “Fall Y’all Give Away.” To participate all you have to do is enter your Name and E-Mail address below & then you can earn extra entries by participating in the…

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The Bucket List Guide to Iceland – Part 2: Iceland’s Outdoor Adventures

The Bucket List Guide to Iceland – Part 2: Iceland’s Outdoor Adventures

As I shared in my previous article, The Bucket List Guide to Iceland – Part 1: Reykjavik, Iceland is a land of unbelievable adventure, great food, and amazing beauty!  I felt an overwhelming sense of discovery everywhere I went. I couldn’t shake the feeling that every time I saw a waterfall, the coastline, or some other unbelievable landmark, it was as if I had never seen anything like it before. I went to Iceland in April of 2015 to complete 3 Bucket list items:…

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The Bucket List Guide to Iceland – Part 1: Reykjavik

The Bucket List Guide to Iceland – Part 1: Reykjavik

In April of 2015, I decided that Iceland was my next major bucket list destination!  But why?  Why would anyone, who dislikes the cold as much as I do, want to travel Iceland?  Easy, I was on a mission to complete 3 Bucket list items: 95) See the Northern Lights (aka: Aurora Borealis) 134) Swim in the Thermal Blue Lagoon in Iceland  130) Eat weird things:            #17) Harkal (Fermented Shark Meat) – Iceland   Though I failed seeing the Aurora Borealis, what…

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My Ultimate Baseball Bucketlist

My Ultimate Baseball Bucketlist

I am the middle kid in my family.  When I was a kid I felt that my dad and I weren’t that close, but somehow we had a common interest, the awesome game of Baseball. My dad was a big baseball fan and frustrated baseball player. He grew up idolizing players like Sandy Koufax, Mickey Mantle and Joe Di Maggio. He tried his hardest to get into the big leagues, but somehow his father pushed him to go to the military instead….

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Angola Prison Rodeo

Angola Prison Rodeo

Being from New Orleans, I never really experienced rodeos or any professional bull riding type events first hand.  However, every year around October there is a slight buzz in the air about the Louisiana State Penitentiary in Angola, Louisiana (and NO I am not referring to the buzz of the infamous electric chair, Gruesome Gertie)!The Angola Prison Rodeo is an annual event located on the grounds of the Louisiana State Penitentiary commonly known as “The Farm.” The rodeo is held every Sunday during October and one weekend in April and…

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