Travel

AN EVENING DRIVE

Some days are full. Full of needs and wants, so much in fact, that I feel like I have nothing left to give. It makes me think back to days of yore (aka before I had kids,) when I could call out sick from school or work. Or fake a headache, because in honesty, my more »

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RHODE ISLAND ROAD TRIPS: EAST PROVIDENCE TO BRISTOL

Today’s post about one of my favorite scenic road trips in Rhode Island has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are, as always mine alone.  #RoadTripOil #CollectiveBias Being a stay at home/work mom means that I, obviously, spend a lot of time at home. Somedays I feel like the soundtrack more »

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A WEEKEND AWAY – INN AT MYSTIC

Parenting is really hard.  Especially when you have two kids that are ages 1 and 3.  Of course, people tell you how hard parenting is, and you never listen.  You think it’ll be different for you.  You’ve got it under control.  Well, you’ll find out just like I did, that assertion is 100% completely and more »

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Mom’s Day Out at Mystic Aquarium

Being a life-long native Rhode Islander, I have had the pleasure of visiting Mystic Aquarium several times in my life. It first started off as field trips when I was in school, then visits with my family as a child, and in 2014 I went as a parent for the first time. Seeing my son’s reaction to the beluga more »

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WICKED TULIPS IN JOHNSTON RHODE ISLAND

Fun fact: Tulips are my favorite flower. They are one of the first brilliantly beautiful flowers to blossom in the spring, here in Rhode Island it happens generally right near my birthday (which is a mere week away!) I’ve always adored the gorgeous tulip festival pictures, and learned that there are even festivals like that more »

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Our Trip to King Richard’s Faire

When you have two young kids, going out is really tough, man. (Wait, who am I kidding – going out ANY amount of kids is tough.)  There’s a lot of planning involved, a lot of tension, worrying about who will take care of what, and what the kid(s) will be doing as well as getting more »

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