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Spring Break 2014- Callaway Gardens

Published on April 14th, 2014 | by Shellie Ward

Last Summer, I participated in the Sky High Hot Air Balloon Festival at Callaway Gardens.  I had an awesome cottage that I didn’t get to enjoy because I was working my butt off jumping on and [&hellip... Read More



Knight Training: Medieval Times

Published on April 1st, 2014 | by Shellie Ward

One of Haven’s favorite attractions OTP (outside the perimeter) is Medieval Times, so when Medieval Times contacted me and asked if I wanted to review the “knight training” clinic, I hopped right on it! I also [&hellip... Read More



On to the Next

Published on March 6th, 2014 | by Shellie Ward

Now that the closing ceremonies for the Olympics are complete, it usually leaves a new set of  kids that are now inspired to try something new. That’s what happen with Haven (8) during the 2012 Summer [&hellip... Read More

Self Care


The Six Month Natural Hair Growth Project

Published on September 9th, 2013 | by Shellie Ward

I am a Mom. A very busy Mom. A very busy Mom, where self care somehow fell off of the priority list. I was contacted by Kim Calhoun of Henry James Salon, (my stylist from “back [&hellip... Read More

My Friday Fives

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My Friday Fives: Back To School Edition

Published on August 9th, 2013 | by Shellie Ward

This week has been a whirlwind trying to get back into the swing of things.  Here are my Back to School Friday Fives….   1.Time  Between drop off and pickup, I’ve got about 7 hours to do…my….thing [&hellip... Read More

My Friday Fives

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My Friday 5′s: The Car Edition

Published on July 25th, 2013 | by Shellie Ward

This week, we went on a road trip to visit with my mom in Norfolk, VA.   The girls are getting older, and the “are we there yet” is happening less due to proper planning. Aside [&hellip... Read More


I. C. Norcom HS Versatile 100 Marching Greyhound band

One Time At Band Camp…..

Published on July 23rd, 2013 | by Shellie Ward

The summer of ’89 (yes 1989), was when my life would change forever, and for the good. I was on the cusp of entering high school, and was beyond excited about what was to come. In [&hellip... Read More

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