Tag: family

Pura Vida

We just returned from a week in Costa Rica and let me tell you — it was incredible! This was different than almost all of our other trips we’ve taken in 10 years since we chose to do an all-inclusive resort. Normally we love exploring a new country and checking out all the restaurants but

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No Spend February

We had a desire to get our spending in check after the holidays — especially as we knew we were planning a big trip to Costa Rica. Both Christmas and the month of January were expensive as we had the holidays, travel and little L’s birthday. We figured February would be a good time to

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Most magical time of the year

I can’t adequately explain how magical this season has been. While last year was our first Christmas with L, his joy was palpable this year which made it so much more fun (also, we were all sick last year). He LOVED the snow and has told me “it’s snowing” every morning since. He talked about

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Itโ€™s November?

Somehow I blinked and October disappeared! It was such a busy, fast month with so many family activities and also lots of work travel for me. I went to Boston for a few days at the beginning of the month (with a layover in DC). It was a tough trip and I couldn’t wait to

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Fall Fun

While I am sad (so sad) to see summer go, I will not miss the 90 degree days and 700% humidity that comes with it. Summer will always be my favorite season as it brings vacation, beach time, ice cream, pool days and so much outside time. But, I love the comfort of fall. I

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