Girls Trip to Acadia National Park

I got to take my 2 girls on an all girl camping trip to Acadia National Park last week.  It was such a great trip and ended up working out really well.  We knew we wanted to do something outdoorsy and we knew we wanted to do a big hike, sleep in a tent and […]

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Fourth of July!!

It is hard to imagine there being a more picturesque celebration of the 4th of July than a cute little New England town in New Hampshire.  I love living here!!  We drove just a little way because the twins wanted to be in the bike parade and we knew it would take them way too […]

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Guinea Pigs– Trip to Ipswich, Mass.

So the kids have really missed their animals.  They used to spend so much time playing with and caring for the dog, the cat and the chickens.  We also used to milk some goats every evening.  So we are for sure staying here another year, and the kids have been really good so they talked […]

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Short Sands Beach, Nubble Lighthouse in Maine

We went to the ocean in Maine, not far over the border from NH.  I love that we can get to so many places in about an hour.  It was a gorgeous, sunny day, but wow! that was some extremely cold water.  It was so cold that I didn’t even put my feet in much, […]

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Gettysburg

We made it to Gettysburg, PA on our way home from VA.  Smartphones are so nice because we checked for hotels while we were on the road and found that there was a Quality Inn and some other other hotels about 20 min. outside of Gettysburg, but not much right in town.  So we stayed […]

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Road Trip– 2nd Week– Memphis

Once the Robotics competition was over it was time to head towards home.  It turned out to be rather nice because we had family just 4 hours away in Memphis.  So we drove straight south through Missouri and into Arkansas.  It was a beautiful drive blue skies and green everywhere.  The South is really beautiful. […]

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St. Louis- World Robotics Competition– FIRST

This is the best view of I got of the Arch the whole time we were in St. Louis, and the picture to the right is the best I got of the mighty Mississippi.  That is one big river.  St. Louis is actually a pretty cool city.   We drove straight to the stadium to […]

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Road Trip Day 3-4 — Chillicothe, Ohio

So we drove south on through Michigan around Detroit and Toledo to Ohio and south to the first capital of Ohio- Chillicothe, where my husband attended high school. It was gorgeous, full on Spring which we hadn’t seen since leaving New Hampshire and driving through Canada.  We drove past his sister’s first college– Bowling Green […]

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Road Trip day 2 — Lake Huron

After Niagara we drove through Canada to see the tip of Lake Huron.  It was beautiful and amazing.  There was a great park right on the water with a nice playground and bathrooms.  We got lots of wiggles out and had a nice time there.  You can see the bridge to the USA in the […]

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Road Trip Day 1-2 Niagara Falls

So day 1 of our road trip we headed to Niagara Falls.  We had to stop for a bathroom frequently it seemed.  This is across the street from a rest stop in New York.  It was a beautiful drive.  April is a great time to travel it turns out.   We arrived at Niagara Falls […]

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