Category Archives: Travel

So What… At Least… (A road trip story)

* Author’s Note: So what if this post was written a month THREE months ago! I still want to share it… if only for the mere fact that I personally really needed to remember this experience. ~ Bump! POP! Bang! … Continue reading

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The Little “Big City” of Ann Arbor, Michigan

We woke up feeling refreshed,¬†sunken deep into the¬†comfortable cushion of the hotel mattress. Our ears listened to sounds of distant cars and songs of the early morning birds, and our eyes opened to the sun tightly squeezing it’s way through … Continue reading

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There and Back {Part 2}

AUTHOR’S NOTE: The following is the second post of a two part reflection on my recent trip to Florida where I wrote my feelings on the way “there” and then again on the way “back.” In case you missed Part … Continue reading

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Where Did the Busy Week Go? {Edition 7}

Short and sweet – that is how this edition goes! If you read Monday’s post you will know that my husband and I took a much needed vacation last week… just the two of us! Our weekend was spent relaxing… … Continue reading

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There and Back {Part 1}

AUTHOR’S NOTE: The following is a two part reflection of my recent trip to Florida with my husband. We had an amazing trip, but the real story lies in the before and after. I hope you’ll return next week for … Continue reading

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Where Did the Busy Week Go? {Edition 5}

~ Never a dull moment around our busy house! Even weeks that don’t seem over-the-top busy still feel as though they go by in a flash. When I look back at our calendar I can’t believe what we crunched into … Continue reading

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Chasing the Sunset

The summer days are quickly falling by the wayside. The hustle and bustle of the summer schedule is soon to be replaced by the just-as-hustled-and-bustled schedule of school. Pool days will quickly turn to school days. Days will grow cooler … Continue reading

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A No-Nap Kinda Day

A short recap of our family’s recent day trip to Kelleys Island, and – just for a fun twist – vicariously told through the eyes of my 2-year-old toddler. ~ Just so you know, I DO. NOT. STOP. Like the … Continue reading

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Fear and Courage

~ “We must build dikes of courage to hold back the flood of fear.” ~ Martin Luther King, Jr. ~ It was hotter then Hades, yet we were determined to carry-on as planned, taking our oldest children on their 1st … Continue reading

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Escape

Often, my life seems to revolve around two things: Getting both my older children to their activities, and Making sure my youngest is out of trouble. You might think that the former would be the most time consuming, but in … Continue reading

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