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how I spent my summer vacation

Obviously I don't literally mean "vacation" because my children are home. Summer isn't exactly a vacation, but a break from the school routine which allows some variety in our lives. For example, my children have been arguing on a variety of topics instead of just who showers first. I get to prepare a variety of… Continue reading how I spent my summer vacation

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Making Road Trip Memories with Twizzlers

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. Thank you for supporting brands that support this blog. #TwizzlersSummer #CollectiveBias For the third summer in a row we had a big ol' road trip to the beach. This year we left before the sun came up and were… Continue reading Making Road Trip Memories with Twizzlers

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Have Shorts, Will Travel

I am so ready for school to be out that I'm on the verge of just keeping my third grader home against her will (she loves school). I'm so done with the routine. AND? I'm ready for the BEACH. We are 6 weeks away from our annual beach trip and I'm already planning what to pack.… Continue reading Have Shorts, Will Travel

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The Internet

Hey remember when you would do cool stuff and the only people who knew about it were the people who were with you at the time? Or the people with whom you shared your stories days, weeks, sometimes MONTHS later? Those days were so long ago they are almost difficult to recall. Especially with the advent of… Continue reading The Internet

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On Supporting Runners & Running.

My husband started running in the spring of 2011. He ran his first marathon in January 2012. I know it wasn't easy for him to make it to the finish line. And it really wasn't easy for me and the girls to get to the finish line either, as I shared with you afterwards.But he… Continue reading On Supporting Runners & Running.