Sail Away With Me

Highlights from an outstanding time onboard the Disney Dream.

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Let it Snow!

22 plus inches of snow is upon us here in New Hampshire. I know, I know. Some of you despise snow. This post is for you. This post is to remind you to be grateful and to choose joy. Always choose joy. So as we gear up for the storm here’s 22 things (one for […]

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This is Life.

Today is our fifth wedding anniversary. It literally seems like yesterday we were planning our big day. The memory of our wedding day plays over and over in my mind. A day of epic joy. Overflowing excitement. Fruition. I could relive this day over and over. Best. Day. Ever. And then life happens. Oh life. […]

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On a Whim

Last week I text Andrew midday with a simple message… “no plans next weekend, let’s get away”. And that was that. He took the wheel, booked us a hotel, and took a half day on Friday to pack up the car and ship the pup to the kennel. We adventured up to North Conway with […]

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Dining, Whining, and Unwinding

Right now my middle, Bishop, is taking a tubby in attempt to wash off the fun and grime from this Friday, his tongue still blue from the Ring Pop he devoured post-dinner. As I sit next to the tub while he plays I can hear the thunder off in the distance. I’m reminded that parenthood […]

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Life Takes Doing Homework

“Life takes doing homework.” This was a statement I shared with my step son this week which turned into one of the best life lessons I have taught him. Sometimes as a parent you walk away from a interaction or conversation with your kids and you think to yourself. “Did I just say that? Wow […]

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A Moment of Silence

” And then! Oh, the noise! Oh, the Noise! Noise! Noise! Noise! That’s one thing he hated! The NOISE! NOISE! NOISE! NOISE!” I sometimes reenact this scene from the Grinch as the day begins. The barking dog at 5:15am, the crying baby, the toddler who’s new favorite phrase is “that’s annoying”, and the nine year […]

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