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Florence Coast or Bust!–Part 1

20170624_104911Beach Trip! In the 13 years since I relocated to Eastern Oregon, I had never returned to see the Pacific Ocean. Read more for part 1 of our trip.

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Familourism: Be a tourist with your Family

IMG_4110Read on as I blog of my brother’s visit to Wallowa County. I’ll play guide as we hike to waterfalls, visit Buckhorn Overlook, throw a birthday party, and take in the sights.

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An Eager Easter

IMG_3741In addition to holiday festivities, I get a jump on some to-do’s…

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Braving Boise–Part 2

IMG_3456Click on for part two, where we take in the sights of Boise, and I experience some first-ever shopping opportunities…

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Braving Boise–Part 1

IMG_3343In this installment, we make the most of a trip to a big city by taking in the amenities of Boise, Idaho.

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Gaming Guillotine

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Long-time readers may already be aware that the kids and I like board games. I start them young with Candyland, I taught QueenMarie Chess when she was five, you could say we’re a bit geeky. However, when Birdy moved her games in, they started to over run the place. The following is our solution to managing all the fun-makers…

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A DIY Christmas Poem

IMG_2943Twas the day before Christmas Eve and in my kitchen at home, lay the remnants of a faucet, pretending to be chrome.

Winterfest 2016

IMG_2647In this installment we deck our halls, enjoying the winter festivities around us. From snowy parades to unicycles, you’ll find we have plenty to do!

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Therapeutic Thanksgiving

IMG_2505Today’s (over due) post is less about reviewing a day spa, and more of an acknowledgement. Once in a while, you need to get out of town, break your routines, and enjoy a visit with family…

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Dating & Kids: Joining Households – Part 2

Are your families ready to merge? Read on to see how we approached the subject and process of moving in together… Continue reading