North Carolina Getaway

It's an anniversary tradition to run away to a cabin in N.C. every year for our anniversary in November. However, last November, I was immersed in learning Emergency Nursing via an internship that's required to transition into the E.R. So, our trip was postponed a bit, but we made it to our favorite spot a…

NC Summer Family Vacation 2016

  I love Doug! We've been planning our summer family vacation for about 3 months now, but he did 99% of the leg work, which included fun little surprises for the girls, lots of planning, and coordinating  all accommodations. He poured his whole heart into our summer family vacation and all the adventures along the way, and it…

Fifteen Years!

At 4:30 am on Nov. 13th, Doug and I headed to the airport, for our journey to Denver Colorado to celebrate 15 years of marriage. We left sunshiny Florida in wintery boots and scarves (at 83*) in preparation for a snowy weekend in the mountains. We arrived in Denver around 8:30 am with a full…

A Frozen (but warm) Thanksgiving

The last time Sara saw snow, she was 4 years old. She loved it, except the 5 layers that she had to put over her skin. Sophie was too young to remember snow. The better part of this November was spent dreaming and talking with the girls about cold and snow, flying on an airplane,…

Goodnight Love. Good Morning Love.

  For the past 10 days whenever I’ve said “Goodnight Love” to Doug, he’s said “Good Morning Love” back. He’s been in Indonesia and China on a business trip since the 4th. Tonight when he comes home, we will embrace and we will both get to say “Goodnight Love”. The girls and I have missed…

The Best of Jax Weekend

1. Stopping by our local Starbucks for a treat on the way to Jacksonville  and running into friends who we spent half and hour chatting with before departure. 2. A nice dinner with Doug and a very nice room Friday night at the Omni Resort in Jacksonville. 3. Two hours enjoying books at Books-A-Million on…

Our Trip To NYC

Our vacation to celebrate Doug’s 40th birthday  started Friday morning January 29th 2010, exactly one month after his official birthday. We got up early and sent Sophie with my mom and Sara to preschool. Then we headed to the Tampa International Airport. We arrived at the Newark Airport at about 1:15 p.m. Then from there we…