anna's blog

It's Okay to Enjoy Your Memorial Day


Although we know that Memorial Day is a day to remember the men and women who’ve died while serving our country, it’s also a rare day off for us so, to be honest, many of us are more excited that it’s a chance to hang out with friends, sleep in, catch up on yard work or get to a shoreline somewhere.

I don’t think you should feel guilty about doing that.

That’s what those men and women died for: your freedom. You have the freedom to either go to a cemetery to put flowers on someone’s grave, or to fire up the grill. 

Speaking out!

I'm so proud of Angelina Jolie for speaking out this week about her double mastectomy. She could just have easily kept it a secret. She's had breast reconstruction, so who'd have known?
But she told us about her choices, and encouraged other women to educate themselves and talk to their doctors, and make their own right choice.
Having lost loved ones to breast cancer, and having friends who've survived it, I'm all for more education.

"If you can't say somethin' nice..."

I'm just wondering today about some things that have been on my mind, lately.
Like, what ever happened to just being nice?

I remember the saying from the old animated movie "Bambi" that went something like, "Mama always said, 'If you can't say somethin' nice, don't say nothin' at all.'"
Why is it so hard to say something nice to someone?
Why is it so easy to make fun of some celebrity kid who's struggling and falling?
Is it because 'nice guys finish last'? And what does it matter if I finish last?

Mix 92.9 Southern Women's Show Survival Kit

Please share with your friends who are going.

Here are some things to take, and some things to remember, to make your Southern Women's Show experience more fun!  


Best Product Review, Ever

This reminds me how love and appreciation sweetens a life. In my opinion, it's the best product review, ever.

"An Edge for the Older Gardener," June 8, 2002

By "wbjy"

This review is for: Fiskars 9424 Garden Bucket Caddy (Lawn & Patio)


Okay, when you get time, try this today on your favorite video on

Click on the video, let it play through (some don't have to play to the end for this to work, but most do) then hit a NUMBER on your keyboard.

When your allergies get bad...

My allergies are acting up, so I got a new hat. lol.
Have a wonderful, allergy-free day!
Anna Marie

Super Bowl

Ok, Super Bowl 47, the 49ers and the Ravens.

I predict I will load my plate with two hot dogs, two tubs of nachos, 3 bags of popcorn...Then, there it is at the end of the table.......the veggie tray!!!!!......Uh-oh.....Me and my healthy lifestyle, we are so busted!......So easy to crave then cave on Super Bowl Sunday......side note, never invite your doctor to your Super Bowl party!

Oh, and the game?........Ravens (they have the better defense).




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