Vacation Part 2

While in Philadelphia, we knew that even though we were close to Washington DC and New York City, we just couldn’t fit those stops into our intinerary.  But, we could go to the Atlantic Ocean.  We chose Belmar, NJ as it was “family friendly” and a straight shot over from Philadelphia.  It took only an…
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Our Vacation Part 1

Our family chose to head east this year for our family vacation.  We spent 2 weeks away from home, which was the longest we have ever spent away.  It was a wonderful time and made many memories. Our first night was in Canton, OH, staying at the Fairfield Inn by Marriott.  It was clean and…
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Weekend at the Cabin

The kids and my folks and I traveled north about 9 hours to my cousin’s cabin.  I desperately needed to get away and the kids were very excited to play with their cousins.  So, at 6:20AM last Thursday we hopped in the van and we arrived at our destination about 4:00.  The weekend included the…
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Flowers: Here We Come!

In just 33 hours and counting I will be heading north to the Minnesota Home and Garden Show. I am picking up my mom and meeting my aunt (mom’s sister) and cousin in Minneapolis for a weekend of flowers, shopping, relaxing, and catching up. No men and no kids allowed! I can’t wait to be…
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Go Vikes!

This weekend we surprised our boys with tickets to the Vikings vs Packers game. Now for some people this may not be a big deal, but it was for us. None of us have ever been to a NFL game. It was difficult for me to wrap my brain around spending $500 on something that…
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Here are some photos from our recent family vacation to Tennessee. My husband’s sister and her family also went on the trip. We spent time in Nashville and the Gaylord Opryland Hotel and downtown Nashville. We rocked out to a new and upcoming band, “American Bang” on July 4th. We then traveled on to Sevierville/Pidgeon…
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Stacie's read-in-2022 book montage

Master Your Core: A Science-Based Guide to Achieve Peak Performance and Resilience to Injury
Hidden Figures
Personal Effects: What Recovering the Dead Teaches Me About Caring for the Living
Waiting for Tom Hanks
The Maid
The Other Black Girl
Anxious People
The Body
Great American Road Trips- National Parks: Discover insider tips, must see stops , nearby attractions  more
Apples Never Fall
Love & Saffron: A Novel of Friendship, Food, and Love
Love and Other Consolation Prizes
The Vanishing Half
How to Find Your Way Home
People We Meet on Vacation
Last Summer at the Golden Hotel
Dear Evan Hansen
The Unsinkable Greta James
The Road We Took

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