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Athens In 48 Hours

Last July, Emma Grace and I made the epic trip to Greece to celebrate her upcoming 18th birthday. To be honest, I was a little overwhelmed in deciding where to go in Greece, because there’s so many islands. The…

Kids Thoughts Travel

Celebrating Age Milestones

My husband had a brilliant idea when our kids were little. He suggested taking each kid on a special trip when they turned 13 and then at 18. I’m all about celebrating birthdays (especially when it’s my own) and…

Thoughts

The Dichotomy of Age

Recently I was buying wood stain at Walmart. If you’ve ever bought paint or stain or anything that has fumes and could be used to get high, then you know it triggers an age check at the checkout. Here’s…

Travel

Father’s Day In New York City

Before I dove into the Connecticut remodel, we spent a day in NYC. I absolutely love the city, and this day was no exception. It was Father’s Day, and the weather was amazing. We’ve been to the city on…

House Project

Connecticut House Kitchen Remodel

I absolutely love transforming spaces. To take something and make it better, well, it’s one of my favorite things. We bought our Connecticut house in 2004. It was in a scary state. On the verge of foreclosure, the owner…