Seabrook New Hampshire Beach

There was a little bit of excitement at the beach when we went this time.  First somebody’s winter coat was stuck in the sand under the water and my son thought it was a body.  We were all relieved to find that it was just a coat.  Then we noticed some people floating on inner […]

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The White Mountains of New Hampshire

The drive up to the White mountains and the Great Stone Face was really really nice.  The kids want to be sure to return in the autumn. We then walked on over to see the Great Stone Face which actually fell off a couple years ago, unfortunately and sadly for many New Hampshirites. In order […]

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Camping at Lake Ossippee — Camp Calumet

I felt so empowered this summer in June, I took my 7 younger kids on a campout to Camp Calumet for 1 night by myself and then my husband and oldest daughter came up the second night.  It was homeschool week at the camp which is a family camp run by the Lutherans.  They run […]

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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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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 Through Miss., Alabama and Georgia

We sadly left our cousins in Memphis after dragging out our good-byes as long as possible by holding a spontaneous recital.  Our cousins are in band and they each play a couple instruments, so it was especially fun.  Anyway we decided to drive and extra hour to our other cousins’ so we could see the […]

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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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