For the last few years, we’ve planned a yearly family vacation up north. In the spring, we decide where to go and circle the dates on the calendar.
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When my daughter was going through chemotherapy in the fall of 2015, we were approved for a Wish by the Make-A-Wish Foundation. She chose a Disney cruise.
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Virtually everyone has heard of Yellowstone. It’s one of America’s most iconic National Parks, arguably THE most iconic National Park. This summer my husband and I had the privilege of taking our two daughters on a vacation to this magnificent American gem. We went with extended family, including my parents, my sister and her family. In […]
Lake City is a jewel of a town that is just 40 minutes north of Rochester up Highway 63, and it’s a great destination for a day away.
Every year before summer begins, I have great expectations of an awesome, fun-filled summer–BUT not too filled, you see, because I need some blank space on my calendar. Unlike Taylor Swift, I’ve got a blank space, baby, and I’d like to keep it that way. My husband has figured out that I have Calendar Claustrophobia. […]
My family just got back from a whirlwind week-long “vacation.” I say “vacation” in quotes because, let’s be honest, is there really any vacation when you take a 3-year-old and 1-year-old? But we did have a blast. My husband is a middle school teacher, so every year we look forward to his spring break. While I […]
Driving instead of flying is definitely not as popular as it used to be. Growing up, flying was a luxury. My first flight was my senior year; my mom took my sister and I to see my family in Texas. I looked forward to it so much! I still love jumping on a plane for […]
Everybody, or almost everybody, loves a good getaway. Vacations are a great time to see other places, experience new things and bond as a family. When my husband and I got married we both shared a similar love for travel. Our honeymoon was an amazing week-long vacation to Georgia and Florida; we loved every minute […]
We just finished up our first family trip to Disney World. I’d been before: but never as the person that actually paid for the trip, which does change the way you view Disney. While it’s easy to become overwhelmed, I do think there are some luxuries that are worth their money. One of my favorite features was […]