Category Archives: Travel

A Vacation that Actually Feels Like. . . A Vacation?

Going on vacation with small children has never felt like a vacation. Staying in places that aren’t baby/toddler-proofed, dealing with disrupted sleep schedules, and not being in my own space has always thrown my (mostly) finely-tuned routine for a loop and led … Continue reading

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Disney Trip Take 2 – Success!

Last year we went to Disney World’s Magic Kingdom for the first time with the girls. I remembered going as a kid and just doing it, with no major advanced planning or strategizing. I vaguely noted that lots of people … Continue reading

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It Was Worth It

Last week we were in Florida, busily trying to soak in as much decent weather as we could, while folks here in the north had negative-gazillion-degree temperatures again. If you aren’t a member of my family, you might want to … Continue reading

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Just like when I was a little girl, visiting my Gram still makes me happy. She is a one-of-a-kind special lady. And even better now, I get to see my girls love her too. Visits to my Grandma’s house always … Continue reading

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Louisville – A Little Walk Down Memory Lane

I took the girls to Louisville this past weekend. 18 hours in the car, by myself, with three children under five. Nine there (Thursday), nine back (Sunday). Whew! We made it, and it really wasn’t bad at all. The trip … Continue reading

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Fall Fun and a Girls’ Road Trip (Gulp)

Oh, how I love fall. We’ve been making yummy stuff. ^^Check out my budding chef grating nutmeg on the microplane. They were so proud of their creation. I had a lot of fun making the caramel apples with them. I … Continue reading

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Nashville, a Basement Flood, and Rainy Day Play

Well. I haven’t written a real post in over a week. Sorry. I’ll spare you the details of why I haven’t written. Like the fact that I’ve spent several evenings this week cleaning up the mess left behind from water … Continue reading

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A Wrestling Meet, a Birthday, Some Great-Grandparents, and Disney World

Warning: This post has a lot of photos in it. I can’t help it. We are on vacation, and in the past week we’ve watched a cousin compete (and win 5th place!) in his HS State Wrestling tournament, had a … Continue reading

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Never Say Never – Thoughts on Homeschooling

Well.  I never thought I would be writing this post.  Though I suppose I should know by now that I ought not say I will never do something as a parent if I don’t know a whole lot about what … Continue reading

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Memories in a Box

When I was a little girl I loved to go to my Grandma’s house.  She had a jewelry box full of costume jewelry that she let me play with to my heart’s content.  I would go back to her bedroom … Continue reading

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