The 20th Anniversary Celebration Trip That Would NOT Give-Up

Celebrating 20 Years of Marriage An anniversary celebration trip is something every couple looks forward to. It’s a big deal to be married for 20 years; it is definitely a mile marker. But when you get married in the year 2000 that means your 20th anniversary falls in the middle of a pandemic. A lotContinue reading “The 20th Anniversary Celebration Trip That Would NOT Give-Up”

A Weekend Adventure in a GA Mountain Cabin

The Mountains Were Calling It was time for a weekend adventure, so when the mountains called we decided to hop in the car and get on the road. Being isolated to home for 4 months was not fun. There are a lot of great things that came out of that isolation time-reflections on living anContinue reading “A Weekend Adventure in a GA Mountain Cabin”

Adventure for a Cause

Have you ever traveled somewhere without doing any tourist activities or sight seeing? It’s a bit strange to think about, but one of the most authentic adventures I have ever had has been a trip to serve…and nothing more. During the summer of 2019 I traveled to Uganda with a group of 9 other womenContinue reading “Adventure for a Cause”

Chicago 15 Year Old Adventure

Celebrating our Kids with their Very Own Adventures We love to celebrate the various milestones of our kids. They each look forward to choosing their own adventure with mom and dad at 10, 15, and 20. Sometimes we throw in others, too, if the opportunity presents itself. Family adventures are always going to happen, butContinue reading “Chicago 15 Year Old Adventure”

24 Hours: Rocky Mountain National Park

When to Go This amazing U.S. National Park is one that can be revisited multiple times and can be enjoyed throughout the seasons. We visited in early June on a beautiful, clear and sunny day with perfect hiking temperatures in the 60-70 degree range. If you are visiting in the busy season (May-September) you will beContinue reading “24 Hours: Rocky Mountain National Park”

Quarantine Photo Scavenger Hunt

Where I’m at right now as a Mom, April 2020 If you are anything like me you’ve been wildly vacillating between cruise ship director mom and figure out your own boredom mom. I can even be both those moms in the same day! Navigating these strange times with kids at home has been both exhaustingContinue reading “Quarantine Photo Scavenger Hunt”

Mother – Son Adventure in Costa Rica

Back in November 2019 our youngest, Shep (11), was having a really tough time finding anything to put on his Christmas list. Pretty unusual, right? He finally said he just wanted to go on a road trip. Loved that idea! John and I talked it over and he was all for it. I had soContinue reading “Mother – Son Adventure in Costa Rica”

Adventure on the Big Island

After spending 2 weeks in Maui we took a short hopper flight over to Hilo for some adventure on the Big Island. We had one week to explore this huge place and we had plans to see as much of it as we could. Rowan turned 16 the day we flew to the Big IslandContinue reading “Adventure on the Big Island”

Family Sailing Adventure in BVI

Dream Trip It’s no surprise that our family likes to adventure and try new things. Our oldest, Rowan, has really taken to building his sailing skills. He first learned basic skills through Boy Scouts summer camp and we have looked for a variety of ways to give him further opportunities. A big focus of ourContinue reading “Family Sailing Adventure in BVI”

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