For the past week, my husband has been on what we call “the dude trip” where he flies across the country to Washington state for some epic hiking and camping with old friends. It’s something he looks forward to and actually, something I look forward to because he gets so much out of it. I love seeing him so happy,… View Post
It’s no secret that I am all over some Netflix Original Series. In fact, there are so many shows, I know we’ll never catch up. We pick and choose and hope we chose wisely. So once we started hearing the buzz about the 80’s throwback thriller series, Stranger Things, we knew we had to watch it. Like now. With just… View Post
Today is my 9th wedding anniversary. On the one hand it feels like I have always been married. On the other hand, we are just getting started. Nine years has definitely been a journey for us. We’ve had really high highs but the lows have been enough to knock the wind out of us. At our core as a married… View Post
With two boys, I hear a lot about good guys and bad guys. As the self-proclaimed “good guys”, my boys have a deep inner need to protect. The stories are always about how they will save and how they will fight to the death if needed to defeat the bad guys, whose doom almost always culminates in a ceremonial toss… View Post
When we planned our family getaway to Washington DC, we knew we needed a place to stay that was centrally located, safe and convenient for families. So, when I learned about all of the family-friendly amenities available at Embassy Suites when I was at the Mom 2.0 conference earlier this year, the Embassy Suites Convention Center was first on my… View Post
I’ve been wanting to share more about our trip to Washington DC every day since we got home, yet life got in the way over and over again. So, today I’m excited to share a little bit more about our trip. Or I should say, how it all began…I’ve narrowed my thoughts down to 3 reasons why I think train travel with… View Post
Ever since I found out my husband, who served in the Army on 3 different continents, had never been to Washington DC, I’ve wanted to plan a trip. It’s less than a 6-hour drive from Raleigh, and for years, we talked about taking a weekend without the kids to head north. As the years went by and the kids got… View Post
5 time-management tips for how to work from home and keep your sanity this summer and maybe even have a little fun along the way.
I love to eat food and cook food and buy food. But what I don’t always love to do is create a recipe. What I need are great hassle-free meals to rely on.
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