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  • Travel

    R E T R E A T continued

    Yep, as you can see above my girls’ trip is with Laura! We had been wanting to do a FL BOBW retreat (aka mini vacation / live podcasting session) for quite some time so…

    March 10, 2022
  • Best Laid Plans Travel

    BLP Show Notes Etc

    Notes coming at you a day late – you will see why later in the post. Episode #81: Getting Through Tough Times Who knew I’d still be needing my own tips after this episode…

    February 15, 2022
  • Travel


    To be home (not planning on solo travel with the kids anytime soon. Maybe when everyone is 8 or older.) To be done with making pies (why yes, that is a link to my…

    November 25, 2021
  • Travel

    Day 3: Duke Gardens etc

    Duke Gardens: beautiful but definitely cold. We followed this adventure up with hot chocolate from Parker & Otis. G managed to spill most of hers (after we had already walked a distance back to…

    November 24, 2021
  • Travel

    Day 2: Hunkering Down Etc

    Yesterday included a couple of kid-meltdowns (being real here!) but the kids got to spend time with Aunt Bec, grandparents + baby M, so I would call it a win. We are going to…

    November 23, 2021
  • Travel

    Made it!

    Plane travel was about 385374 times easier than I remember it. However, flying back by myself w/ the 3 will still be a challenge. Hopefully we can consolidate luggage. For future trips I’m hoping…

    November 21, 2021
  • Travel

    FLL -> RDU

    AHH! First family travel in forever. (FLL = Fort Lauderdale, our preferred airport because it’s closer and about 37434 times less chaotic than MIA) (RDU = Raleigh Durham, the airport I’ve probably flown into…

    November 20, 2021
  • Travel

    Hi! Very Much Alive . . .

    I am still alive! It was a rough week, thanks to my robust immune reaction to the COVID booster (perhaps added to by the flu shot I received in the other arm). In retrospect,…

    October 15, 2021
  • Travel

    Vacation Log Continued

    Might as well keep this going! Yesterday a commenter asked if I bring/use my planner(s) on vacation. The answer is YES. I do a daily page, mostly to remember and appreciate the fun things…

    August 6, 2021