73 Questions

Have you seen the 73 Questions YouTube posts like this one?  Now, I’m not going to make Scott chase me around the house while he asks me a bunch of questions he probably already knows the answers to, but I will write it all out in a blog post!  Want to know more??  Follow along! 1.Were you named after anyone? Halfway.  My parents just liked the name Amanda (most popular name in 1982, the year I was born), and my[Read more]

Kid-Free Weekend Recap + Weekly Meal Plan

Hello Friends!  I hope you had a wonderful weekend, and that you were able to enjoy some beeeee-youtiful weather like we did.  The kids had a big time with their Nana and Pop, which allowed for Scott and I to have a fun weekend on our own at home!  Here’s a bit of a recap of our weekend… Ben had another baseball game Friday night, and it was a great spring evening!  He is loving baseball, and gets better every single[Read more]

Happy Friday…Happy SPRING BREAK!!

As of 3:30 today, it is SPRING BREAK in the Luton house!  And GOOD GOLLY we are ready.  We don’t really have big plans, but we have a short list of fun things we’re planning on doing… Ben has a baseball game tonight, and then Saturday morning, the kids are heading to Nana and Pop’s house for a fun weekend!  While they spend some good quality time in Aiken, Scott and I are going to take advantage of the time[Read more]

Lutons Lately

WHEW!  We have had a super-busy few weeks.  Sports are ramping up, school is winding down, and my calendar is JAM PACKED FULL!  Sharing what’s been going on with us lately here today— My Lent commitment to no yelling has been going pretty well!  Not saying it has gone perfectly by any means, but I will say that I am much more aware of my tone with the kids and am consciously trying to be more patient.  Everyone’s comments on[Read more]

Weekend Recap + Weekly Meal Plan

Hello Friends!  I hope you had a wonderful spring weekend.  We were so lucky to have beautiful weather and took advantage of the time outside! Ben had a baseball game Friday night, and it was precious, as always.  Those little boys, in their sweet little uniforms, are just the cutest thing ever.  I like how our league does it- they pitch once to the boys and if it doesn’t result in a hit (99% of the time it doesn’t), they[Read more]

Chattanooga Field Trip + Weekly Meal Plan

Hello Friends!  I hope you had a wonderful weekend!  Ours started out crazy and then slowed down considerably which was wonderful. My mom came into town on Thursday night to help with the kids so that I could go on an all-day field trip with Brantley and her FOCUS class.  Scott had an event all day Friday and was unable to take the other kids to school, so Bammy picked up the slack and then some!  I wanted to share[Read more]

Happy Friday!

THANK THE GOOD LORD IT’S FRIDAY!!  Has this been the longest and most exhausting week for you too??  Daylight savings time can just suck it, because it hit us hard this year.  We are all tired and cranky and just need some rest!  But I’m headed out on an epic all-day field trip to Chatanooga with Brantley today, then we have Ben’s baseball game as soon as we arrive home, and then Brantley and Gracie’s soccer games on Saturday morning![Read more]

Happy Birthday B’Mama and Weekly Meal Plan

Hi Friends!  I hope you had a wonderful weekend!  Ours was pretty quiet on Saturday (full of laundry and bathroom cleaning :/), but Sunday we celebrated! Sunday was my grandmother’s 85th birthday!  So after church, we headed to Atlanta to celebrate with her, my mom, and a bunch of her retirement community friends for a little party! I was the first grandchild on my mom’s side of the family, and bestowed the lovely name- B’mama- upon my grandmother.  It stuck[Read more]

Weekend Recap + Weekly Meal Plan

Hello Friends!  I hope you had a wonderful weekend!  We wrapped up our Winter Break with a (QUICK!) trip to Blue Ridge, and then the girls got sick.  Womp wahhhh.  But I think everyone is on the mend and back to school today (well, Ben tomorrow).  Here’s a bit from our weekend: The kids had a big time in the mountains!  They love climbing on PaDaddy’s tractor and taking Gator rides.  So that’s what we did! We got home on[Read more]

10 (MORE) Things About Me

Lately, I feel like I’ve posted a lot about meal plans and food, maybe a few Friday favorites here and there, but not so much about myself.  I posted a few of these waaaaaaaaay back, but here are ten (more) things about me that you may or may not know. 1. I am obsessed with Wasabi-Soy Almonds. 2. If you have read this blog for a while, or know me AT ALL, you know that I love wine, and red most[Read more]

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