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Summer Of Sanity Series: Day Trip St. Louis Missouri To Grafton, Ill

Summer Of Sanity Series: Day Trip St. Louis Missouri To Grafton, Ill

After you’ve lived in St. Louis for 25 years, sometimes things get boring and old. We always do the traditional tourist spots when we visit home. However, it’s nice to do day trips to explore places outside the St. Louis area. One place we visited […]

5 Must Have Car Accessories For Family Road Trips

5 Must Have Car Accessories For Family Road Trips

It’s inevitably. Eventually, some time in your life you will end up on a road trip with your kids either out of necessity or pleasure. Hopefully, it’s the latter. Because who wants to be forced into a 14 hour road trip with three kids? Not […]

JUST SIT DOWN! A Lesson from a List Maker

JUST SIT DOWN! A Lesson from a List Maker

This summer including a lot of projects from unpacking the new house, setting it up, decorating it and finishing other projects I started at our last duty station. However, I scaled back my normal busy project filled summer to spend more time with family and […]

Summer Heat… And I Don’t Mean the Temperatures

Summer Heat… And I Don’t Mean the Temperatures

Summer vacation is winding down; oh no. I. Am. So. Sad. I don’t really know how to write sarcasm, but that was it folks because I can’t wait until August 27th when both Bug and Diva will be in school full time. Don’t get me […]

Organizing Our Chaos: Summer Hiatus

Yesterday I posted about my summer abroad visiting family and loving life back on the mainland after FOUR YEARS (I still can’t get over that!) of island living. I’ve been sporadic with my posting and begging my co-blogger to help out. She has been amazing, […]

Popsicles for lunch kinda day

For many, summer vacation has just begun. The sweetness of knowing there are several weeks between present day and the first day of school. Getting dressed in the morning and putting on your bathing suit instead of clothes. Grilling for dinner every night and never […]

Summer is coming!

So, the days left in the school year are down into the single digits and it’s heating up outside.  This is our first summer in Tennessee and we know it’s going to be hot and pretty humid.  We love it here though, and I’m honestly […]

What to do with unstructured time?

So as I’ve shared on oh-so-many posts, my kiddos have a ton of weekly appointments on top of their school day. Most nights we aren’t “off the clock” until well after 5:00 or even 6:00 pm. However, summer is soon to be upon us, which […]