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Road Trip 2015 – Planning

March 20, 2015

  It’s that time of year again! Time to plan our road trip to see the country and get out of the summer heat in Florida. During our road trip last summer we spent a good bit of time in California and Oregon, we love the West coast!  We were set on moving to Portland […]

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Last night in Venice.

May 21, 2014

Just beginning to go through the 1500 or so images taken during our month in Italy and LOVE this one. The expressions. It was our last night in Venice, I believe. We had found a restaurant we wanted to try in the Ca D’ Oro neighborhood so we walked there from our flat in the […]

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Choosing accommodations in Italy

April 7, 2014

Generally we prefer to travel low-key. We like apartments or b&b’s over a hotel any day. We’ve used sites like VRBO and HomeAway many times with much success and lately have come to love Airbnb. It’s similar to VRBO and HA but you can also choose to share a house/room with others or rent just […]

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Shit’s getting real!

March 24, 2014

  I can’t believe it, after talking about this move for over four years, Michael’s last day of work is this Friday! He decided we needed a family cruise to celebrate prior to us heading to Italy and the road trip across country, so we leave this Saturday morning for a 5-nighter to get things […]

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Hot Rocks, a kids craft idea.

December 9, 2013

Our kids attend a home-schooling co-op once weekly. They love this co-op, it’s full of fun non-academic workshop-like classes such as Robotics, Yoga, many forms of arts, dance and music. Our daughter Addy chose to take Metal Working/Jewelry Making and Garden Art this semester. This week in Garden Art they made Hot Rocks where they […]

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Road Trip 2012 – Arizona – Part II

September 17, 2013

  This past spring I wrote about the kitschy part of our Road Trip through Arizona, The Mother Road, Route 66. In this post let’s tour the beauty we encountered here. Beginning in Sedona, ending in Lake Havasu on our way into California. Northern Arizona has an abundance of beautiful places to explore. We drove […]

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A morning at Hollywood Studios.

September 10, 2013

I applied for a blogging position with Touring Plans recently and had to submit a sample blog post. I didn’t get the position, but can’t leave this not published. Enjoy! Originally written August 23rd, 2013. Yesterday my kids and I were headed to EPCOT to meet some friends at 1pm so we decided to head […]

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Free to Learn

August 21, 2013

We moved back into the house our son Gavin was born in January of this year. It’s a very small home, under 800 sq ft. We came from a very large house on a large piece of property that we tremendously enjoyed renting for just over a year. We’ve been purging a little at a […]

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Surf Camp and Sea Turtles

August 12, 2013

  Addy and I took a little girlie trip over to Cocoa Beach so she could attend a  Mary Moon Surf & Art camp for the week. We joined friend Molly and her parents and had a wonderful time. The camp was split into half day surf,  break for lunch, then half day art. They […]

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A more peaceful existence.

April 17, 2013

It’s official, the kids are falling comfortably into the world of Un-schooling. Waking up around 10-10:30 after being up till after midnight. Our mornings are peaceful now, no rushing around getting dressed, breakfast and grabbing notebooks and homework to get out the door to be at school by too darn early.  We’re happily well into […]

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