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Gemini Decisions…

As I’m finalizing the details for our annual Christmas trip I’m also looking ahead into 2015–specifically thinking about our four-year anniversary next June. Three out of our next four (major) vacations have already been decided (if everything goes as planned), which leaves us … Continue reading

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Maui Monday: Zippin’ Down Haleakala

The massive dormant volcano on Maui, known as Haleakala, is famous for its breathtaking sunrises and out-of-this-world landscapes, and last year close to 800,000 visitors* explored the boundaries of Haleakala National Park. While nicknamed The House of the Sun, Haleakala is … Continue reading

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Saturday Between the Hedges

Our trip to Georgia last year led to two football games in three days and an unfortunate (and also not our fault) car accident the night before the big game. We awoke that Saturday morning, sore and bruised from the accident … Continue reading

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A Gold Medal Weekend Getaway

When I need an afternoon getaway or a relaxed weekend of spontaneous fun, I find myself taking the 20 minute drive through the beautiful Wasatch Mountains towards my favorite little mountain oasis: Park City. Our trips to Park City are never … Continue reading

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It’s Football Season Y’all!

It never fails, this time of the year my poor blog always becomes neglected. Between the twelve to fourteen hour days at work and the busy weekends, unfortunately the new posts get pushed to the back burner for a few … Continue reading

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Turtle Power!

Happy Turtle Tuesday! On our first visit to Hawaii back in 2009 we encountered our first sea turtle on the popular, sunny, south shore beach of Kauai. Poipu Beach is a frequent hang out for the Hawaiian Honu (sea turtle) … Continue reading

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Jawsome!

It’s here! It’s finally here! One of my favorite weeks of the year is upon us! SHARK WEEK! Every year for one week, the Discovery Channel dedicates a week of programming to sharks–shark facts, shark stories, shark attack survivors–I can’t get … Continue reading

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