It’s not officially the last weekend of summer, but school started last week and swim practice and baseball start next week so this weekend is pretty much the last hurrah for Summer 2019. It is a beautiful day here in CT today and a couple friends are coming over and so I just want to …Read More
The last three weeks of my life have been extremely overscheduled. This is due to a whole bunch of factors I won’t bore you with, but many — okay… most — of those factors were of my own doing. Taking on too much being one of them. But also, tomorrow morning I am leaving for …Read More
Today was awesome. Except for the 20 minutes I couldn’t find Number 6 and Number 7. But that’ll be in another blog post… Here’s a few snapshots of our day! We love it here!
Today was Day 1 of our 3 night/4 day mini vacation. It was awesome. And it didn’t really start until 4 p.m. Can’t wait for tomorrow!
The summer before my senior year in high school, my family went on a vacation to Carolina Beach, North Carolina. Six months earlier, my three-year-old brother had died, and this was going to be an opportunity for my family to continue to heal and to start what would become a yearly tradition. For the past …Read More
On day three of spring break we had a dentist appointment, I had some stuff do to at home, and I had to teach some swim lessons later in the afternoon, so we didn’t have time for a full-on adventure. But it was super nice out, so I decided to do a scavenger hunt at home with …Read More
If you are like me, your kids have spring break next week and you are staying at home. If you are also like me, you may be looking for things to do with your kids that won’t cost you an arm and a leg but will keep everyone in your family from killing each other …Read More
I just got back from a two week vacation in North Carolina. And it was the first vacation since we’ve had kids where I had the opportunity to actually vacate real life. Not for long. A vacation with kids isn’t exactly a vacation. It’s more of a relocation. But there were no major catastrophes. Nobody …Read More
Exactly one year ago today my husband had a serious boogie boarding accident while we were on vacation in North Carolina. It was another bullet item on the list of significant setbacks we had experienced in the last four years. There was the bankruptcy. Total knee replacement surgery. Which put my husband out of work. …Read More
There is a walkway from the condo complex we are staying in to the beach. It’s a beautiful walk through a marsh to the ocean, and it’s the perfect spot for taking pictures. I don’t have a real camera. I just have my phone. But it takes pretty good pictures. So the other day I …Read More