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Short flights aren’t always easier

As I’m writing this we are above 30,000 feet in the air flying back home from Mexico to Los Angeles. Diary of a Wimpy Kid something something is playing on the overhead monitors and I feel like I’m living my own version on flight. Let’s see we are about 1.5 hours into the flight and… Continue reading Short flights aren’t always easier

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Summer adventures at the lake 

We’ve been camping at Shaver Lake in the Sierra National Forest since last Wednesday and I could not feel more blessed.  We are here with five other colleague’s of my husband, each here with their family. Two of these colleagues are my husband’s closest friends. The campsite is filled with kids and my heart is… Continue reading Summer adventures at the lake 

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Florence: you took my breath away 

After three very full days in Rome we moved on to Florence. The train ride there went pretty well because the girls took a nice nap.  On our first day in Florence we bought tickets for the Hop on Hop off bus and made our way to Piazza Michelangelo. The view of the city is… Continue reading Florence: you took my breath away 

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Italy – packing and the trip 

After the luggage debacle that was our last international family trip, the one thing my husband kept saying to me when we booked our Italy trip was to pack lightly. Because back in 2014 when we traveled to Japan with Celeste who was 2 years and 4 months at the time, I think I may… Continue reading Italy – packing and the trip