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The Irish Countryside : Connemara

March 31, 2011

Continuing our journey in Ireland, we spent a day driving through a portion of Connemara in West Ireland. I had been told it was possibly the most beautiful countryside in all of Ireland, and since I can’t compare it to any other Irish countryside, I whole-heartedly agree! We did half the loop, starting in Galway […]

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Oh, to be so LUCKY.

March 22, 2011

The Luck of the Irish that is.  We just returned home from our family trip to Ireland, kinda piggy-backed on PFMan’s yearly trek out there to broadcast live for St. Patty’s Day.  This would have been his third year in a row and I was not letting him go without us this time! We flew […]

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Northern California

February 23, 2011

A few weekends ago my friend Lea and I flew to San Francisco to have a reunion with two girlfriends who had both, weirdly enough, moved out that way November 1st of 2009.  Girl trip, wine country, HELLO!  This trip for me was a roller coaster of emotions, reuniting the girlies, my first time in […]

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The Cruise : Dominica

January 29, 2011

We recently returned from our annual family cruise. This year we opted for an itinerary to the Southern Caribbean out of San Juan, PR.  The ports: Curacao, Aruba, Dominica & St. Thomas (USVI).  Going into this we were most looking forward to Dominica, loving islands rich in lush foliage & rain forests, it didn’t disappoint.  […]

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So far so good, and now. . .

January 13, 2011

we go on a cruise:-).  So we’ve been on this extreme lean protein/complex carbs (6X daily) diet since Sunday the 2nd, amazingly have been doing very well.  PFMan and I have both noticed that we’re never hungry and never too full, our digestion is great, no issues & we’re both down about 4-5 lbs.  I’ve […]

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Italy Part II : Venezia

November 9, 2010

Ahhh, Venezia! During our trip to Italy this past April, we stayed in Venice for two nights. Not enough! I could have toured the Cicchetti Pubs every day for hours, wandered around the Fish Market, sipped on Venetian Spritz, disappeared into the maze of alleys and piazzas…. While we were planning this trip, we had […]

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The mountains & Colorado pt. II

September 26, 2010

I find myself thinking of the mountains often. I love being outside amongst the trees, listening to them talk in the wind, seeing the flickering Aspens, looking up to see the glowing rays of the sun shining through the limbs. The Peace. This year our family has focused a bit more on getting into the […]

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September 7, 2010

Michael (PFMan) and I have wanted to visit Colorado for years now.  It’s also a place we’ve thought might be nice to live sometime.  We brought our kids out here this past Saturday and I’m sooooo incredibly happy that we still have four days before returning home.  It is even more stunning then I could […]

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Cruise Junkies.

August 21, 2010

Sickness? Maybe. I was around 8 or 10 when my parents took my sister and I on our first cruise. We took several more and I was hooked. There was an 8-year gap from our last family cruise, during my childhood, and 1995 when my husband (then boyfriend) and I took our first vacation together […]

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Liguria, the coastal region of north-west Italy.

August 5, 2010

Italy has always been the most important European country for me to visit and my wish came true this April. My husband and I brought Mema and Pop Pop to Florida to watch the kiddos while we whisked ourselves away for two weeks. We focused on Liguria, home of Le Cinque Terre, the five villages. […]

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