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A Fabled Place: Prince Edward Island

Pexels – CC0 Licence If you are fed up with chasing the summer season, and you are looking for a cooler approach to a vacation, you can’t get much colder than Canada! And while we can go for the bigger destinations in Canada, let’s opt for Prince Edward Island. And no, it’s got nothing to …

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The Weekly [11.1-10.19]

PICS 1: We started out the month with a quick trip to Atlanta to see Elton John in his Farewell tour. That weekend was his last time to perform in Atlanta before he retires in the next year or 2. Rob is such a big Elton fan and is sad that he won’t be touring …

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The Catchup Post [August – October 2019]

Here I am playing catch up again. Instead of calling this the Weekly since it’s more than just a week’s worth, I’m calling it The Catchup Post. This is post is going to catch us up from my Summer Wrap Up post from around August through October. Sheesh! I will start back with my “The …

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3 Incredible Things To Experience In Idaho Falls

Idaho Falls is popular and known best for its unbeatable access to outdoor beauty. Idaho Falls surround the Snake River in eastern Idaho as has the river walk alone gives five miles of astonishing scenery. Whether you are visiting to appreciate nature, art or even take in some of the culture, Idaho Falls will never …

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Trip to Kentucky & Ohio

This is a really long post, but I decided to include everything in this one post because I’m desperately trying to get caught up on all these travel posts. Rob had a conference in Covington, KY, which I tagged along for to add a couple more states to my bucket list. Saturday Saturday we left …

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Pacific NW Trip: Riverboat Dinner Cruise

Here’s my 2nd post to continue Day 5 from our Seattle Trip. I did the first post about Alex and my trip to Snoqualmie Falls. That evening we met up with Rob to get on a Riverboat for a Dinner Cruise. We boarded the Virginia V behind the University of Washington School of Oceanography, which …

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Swap Miles Of Endless Road For Top Notch Entertainment

During road trips, it’s pretty much guaranteed that you’re going to get bored. You’re on the road for hours and hours and eventually, every highway will begin to look the same. And because you’ve probably been snoozing in the car, you’ll want to have some kind of entertainment options for the night. When you stroll …

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Great Ways of Saving Money on Food in 2019

Image The cost of living is growing every year, and some modern families are struggling to keep up with this. As such, it is increasingly important to come up with ideas that are going to allow you to save money as much as possible. One of the best ways of being able to save money …

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Pacific NW Trip: Snoqualmie Falls

For today’s post, I’m continuing to share about our Seattle trip. I’m actually splitting this day into 2 posts. This post is about Alex and my trip out to Snoqualmie Falls, which is a beautiful waterfall about 30 miles east of Seattle. It’s located between Snoqualmie and Fall City, Washington. We parked at the Lower …

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2019 Summer Wrap Up

I can’t believe it’s mid October, but alas here is my 2019 Summer Wrap Up! Every year I enjoy looking back at everything we did over the summer and I thought I’d put one together for this year. I usually start these posts with the run down of May. I did my weekly summary posts …

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Southern Recipes To Send Your Cooking Soaring

Comforting recipes don’t get better than top Southern dishes. It doesn’t matter where in America you are; Southern cooking is sure to send your kitchen soaring and go down well with everyone. The trouble is that, if you haven’t grown up in the South, it isn’t always easy to get these dishes right. Your nan …

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Currently – October 2019

Hey y’all. Ugh. This poor place. There is just not enough hours in the day. I have so much I need to catch you up on, but I’m just not sure when that’s going to happen. Anyway, I love linking up with Anne In Residence every month (even though I haven’t done it in a …

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Weekend trip to Mobile

Back in August, we took a quick little getaway to Mobile for the weekend. Alex had gotten the first few days of school out of the way and Drew and Caitlyn were about to start school. So one last little hurrah before the major grind for the fall. We left right after work on Friday, …

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Curb Your Sweet Tooth Cravings

Everyone has a little bit of a sweet tooth, some more than others. Some of you might enjoy the odd treat here and there, some of you might not be able to get through the day without eating a donut or two. But that sweet tooth might be coming into your life more than you …

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Three Budgeting Hacks For a Stress-Free Vacation

The words “stress” and “vacation” should never appear in the same sentence, right? When you’re thinking about going on vacation overseas, you’re most likely envisioning a stress-free time, full of adventure and new experiences. But unless you plan carefully, your relaxing vacation can easily be spoiled by financial worries. Budgetary concerns are the single most …

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Pacific Northwest Trip: Seattle Sightseeing

If you missed my first 3 posts from our Pacific Northwest trip, here’s the links to those: – Pacific NW Trip: Quinault Rainforest to Olympic National Park – Pacific NW Trip: Seattle Mariners Game and the Waterfront – Pacific Northwest Trip: Sightseeing in Seattle We took the hotel shuttle to the Seattle Center, where we …

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Pacific Northwest Trip:Sightseeing in Seattle

If you missed my first 2 posts from our Pacific Northwest trip, here’s the links to those: – Pacific NW Trip: Quinault Rainforest to Olympic National Park – Pacific NW Trip: Seattle Mariners Game and the Waterfront Here’s Rob figuring out where to get breakfast in the hotel lobby, as well the Seattle Flat Iron …

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Pacific NW Trip: Seattle Mariner’s Game & the Waterfront

If you missed Day of our trip click here –> Pacific NW Trip: Quinault Rainforest to Olympic National Park. Today I’m sharing our 2nd day in Washington. We left Sequim after breakfast at the hotel and drove straight to Bainbridge Island to get on the ferry to Seattle. We had thought we would park and …

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Pacific NW Trip: Quinault Rainforest to Olympic National Park

Today I’m going to start sharing with you about our trip to the Pacific Northwest. Rob had a conference at the University of Washington in Seattle, so we decided to make a vacay out of it. Alex, Rob and I left out one Friday after work and booked it over to Atlanta for our flight. …

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The Weekly [5.19-6.22.2019]

As you can see from the title I am behind my weekly posts for an entire month. Sheesh! Time flies. Between Drew leaving for his internship and school getting out for Alex, a trip to Seattle, and a coworker dying, my boys going to Omaha, the last month has gone by so fast and I’ve …

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