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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

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

Turning 8-years-old? A piece of cake!

I’m not sure how it happened, but our oldest daughter, Lauren, is suddenly eight-years-old! It is true that the days sometimes pass slowly, but the years fly by. {Lauren five … Continue reading

December 1, 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

Curb appeal: Part 2

This is the second in what will have to be a series…the last will not be ready until spring 2014. Back in the summer, we had our house painted. It … Continue reading

November 10, 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

Graduation 2013 memories

I love this graduation video segment, an annual tradition on NBC Nightly News.  It is such a special time of year for so many families as kids graduate high school … Continue reading

May 31, 2013 · Leave a comment

Mother’s Day Memories

I was looking back at my post from Mother’s Day last year, boy, do things change. That weekend it was in the 70’s and gorgeous, so we went out on … Continue reading

May 12, 2013 · Leave a comment