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“Instructions for living a life: Pay attention. Be astonished. Tell about it.” ― Mary Oliver

Adventures in Daddy Day Camp

Remember when I wrote about life not always being rainbows and unicorns? Well, early summer a little cloud drifted over our house again. This time, when my husband found out … Continue reading

August 21, 2014 · Leave a comment

We’ll Always Have Paris

Dear hubs and I just celebrated 11 years of marriage. This year it came and went without fanfare. Admittedly, we’re maybe not the most romantic couple — in fact, I think I … Continue reading

August 17, 2014 · Leave a comment

So it’s not all rainbows & unicorns

Most of us over the age of 12 already know life isn’t all rainbows and unicorns. But, maybe social media and blogs like mine make it seem like the lives of … Continue reading

June 6, 2014 · 4 Comments

Can you put a price on magic?

Well, if it’s Disney’s brand of Magic, you can.  At the risk of being gauche, one magic-filled week on the Disney Fantasy cruising the Caribbean, for a family of four who had … Continue reading

February 3, 2014 · Leave a comment

5 ways Disney Cruises are like college Spring Break

We’re just back from a week-long vacation in the Caribbean, it was our first Disney cruise… much-anticipated and, with the winter we’re having, much-needed! So we are sufficiently sunned and funned … Continue reading

January 28, 2014 · Leave a comment

Another year in the books…

Happy New Year friends and readers! No, I wasn’t buried under the piles of snow we’ve already received here in beautiful Minnesnowta, more like buried in the holiday hustle and … Continue reading

January 4, 2014 · 2 Comments

Preparing for Thanksgiving

The busy holiday season is upon us. Of course, I’m aware that it seems all of the seasons are the “busy ones” these days. If you don’t believe me, just … Continue reading

November 20, 2013 · Leave a comment

Disney magic on the high seas

As winter threatens its arrival here in the very northern state of Minnesota, its inhabitants make preparations. We have our furnaces and fireplaces inspected, we test start our snowblowers (or … Continue reading

November 14, 2013 · Leave a comment

Family camp memories

At the end of September, our family ventured north six hours from Minneapolis to the town of Ely, Minnesota. We were on a pilgrimage with my mom and dad, sister, … Continue reading

October 22, 2013 · Leave a comment

New routines

This weekend was our first big drop in temperatures, and I actually saw a few brazen little flakes of snow on my windshield this morning. Yes, in October. We apparently … Continue reading

September 22, 2013 · Leave a comment