Tag Archive: vacation

May 12

It’s official: My step-dad just retired

retirement

This weekend Eric and I traveled up to Maine to celebrate my step-dad’s retirement. My step-sisters and I had been planning a surprise retirement party for him for the last few months, so I was pretty excited for the, “big day” to finally arrive. Each of the three of us (and our families) drove to …

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Aug 28

Taking a Break

blog dog

Hi friends! Taking a break from your regularly scheduled programing because we’re on vacation at my folks place in Maine. We’ve been resting, relaxing and spending lots of time with family and friends. Tonight my grandparents are coming over and we’re going to grill some steaks and pork chops (I’ll be eating chicken of course). …

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Jul 07

Laughter is the best medicine

durham bulls

I’ve you’re a regular reader you may have noticed I’ve been pretty quiet lately. I’ve had a few great guest posts from fellow bloggers, but just haven’t had the energy to put together a post of my own. Long story, short, we took our cat Liam to the vet a few weeks ago and got …

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Nov 06

Need a Vacation From Planning My Vacation

beach

This past weekend I spent many hours planning the details of a family trip with my grandparents. Neither of them have traveled very much (grandma’s first flight was last year when my grandparents came to NYC to visit bf and I for Christmas) and we’ve never been on a family vacation together. Both of them …

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Oct 25

I need, I want, I love

christmas tree

When I was a teen and young adult there were a lot of things that I wanted. A big house, a luxury car, designer clothing, fancy perfume, you name it, I wanted it. Did I have any of those things? No! Well maybe the fancy perfume-“Gucci Envy” is totally “fancy” to a 16-year-old. Basically I …

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