Category Archives: Amber

Our Family Trip to S.C. and D.C. – Day 5

Day 5: Driving to D.C. Emily showed up early the next morning! She helped us pack the car and saw us off. It was so great to see her one last time, even for just 45 min or so. Back … Continue reading

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Our Family Trip to S.C. and D.C. – Days 3 & 4

Days 3 & 4: We’re On Vacation! I booked a 3-star hotel about 30 min away from Emily’s house, because the only 3 options near her were 2 1-star motels with sketchy to just bad reviews, and 1 2-star hotel … Continue reading

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Our Family Trip to S.C. and D.C. – Why? When? and 1st 2 Days

Why? And When? Last December I realized my best friend Emily’s kids had never met my kids, and I decided this needed to be fixed. I also hadn’t been down to visit them in South Carolina since her wedding, which … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day 2019

A little late in posting, but still worth the smile. Amber made breakfast in bed for me for Mother’s Day. :) The girls each frosted their own cupcake for me at Meijer the day before. And I got homemade cards … Continue reading

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Seder Dinner

Amber and I attended our first Seder. It was really interesting! Amber was such a trooper as the only kid there. I didn’t know there were parts only for kids! At least, until she got hungry and left to go … Continue reading

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Family Fort Time

Today Amber helped me build a fort, then the girls and I drank hot chocolate and read books in our fort for at least 45 minutes. It was wonderful. Just what the family needed.

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Joy Joke

So we’re having dinner at my step-sister Liz and her husband Ben’s new house. It’s a Sunday, mid-December. My other step-sister Joy is there too, as are my Dad and step-Mom Colette. Joy is her usual funny self, making puns … Continue reading

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Astronauts for Halloween!

First off, Amber chose to be an astronaut this year. Yes! And it was all on her own! No prompting or hinting from me, though I was very happy she picked that! Later I asked if Aurora could be an … Continue reading

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Sunday, April 2, NASA

Sunday, 04/02/17 – After the so long hard day of travel – WE MADE IT – it was hard to get going this morning. Both girls slept in, which Aurora never does past 7:15am. But, she hadn’t had a nap … Continue reading

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Florida Trip!

Finally finished writing up about the Florida trip! Except for the day of travel to get down there…. Anyway, I wrote ALOT, so I’m going to post just one day at a time, today through Thursday. Here was our schedule: … Continue reading

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