Our Anniversary Staycation in Beautiful #ScottsdaleAZ

The Scottsdale Convention & Visitors Bureau recently asked us to “visit” the town of Scottsdale and surrounding areas and share it with you, my readers.  They compensated me for everything we did, but I’d vouch for the city as being a fantastic place to vacation any day, compensation or not; I love living here! (Beware of […]

Wordless Wednesday: Camping

For more WW visit Woven by Words, Go Graham Go and the WW HQ. Have you entered my giveaways?!  Check the right sidebar! Don’t forget to follow me on Facebook, Google + and Pinterest (check out the sidebar for the links), and be sure to get the new button as well!!  Also, link up your […]

Our Vacation, part 2: Yosemite National Park, CA

Yes, part 2 FINALLY! If  you missed part one of our trip, check it out on my Vacation, part 1 post! Also, beware of picture overload here… I took almost 2000 pictures and had to narrow it WAY down! We left Solvang for Yosemite early the next morning.  Since there are no grocery stores in […]

It’s been quiet (and BORING) around here…

…but it’s only temporary!  My father-in-law is visiting from Chicago and we haven’t seen him in almost 5 years. We’ve been hanging out, doing some camping and swimming and enjoying time together.  I have had very little time to hop online and blog, and unlike a good blogger, I didn’t prepare and schedule posts in […]

Our Vacation- part 1: Solvang, CA

Finally, part 1 of our California vacation!  Better late than never, right?! SO, this was a family trip, planned to visit my mom’s family and celebrate my cousin’s graduation from college.  He graduated from UC Merced, which is a good 11-12 hour drive from us.  My aunt reserved a few houses in Yosemite for the […]


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