If you grew up on Sesame Street, chances are you have the song of the same name now running through your head… On Today’s Date in the Past: Fill In the Blank Hotel Valley Ho

Of all the things to do and see in the desert metropolis of Phoenix, The Children’s Museum is one of our favorites.  From the three story, surprised-filled jungle gym to the pizza parlor, from the pool noodle forest to the interactive grocery store, it’s quite a fun time.  I think my older kids are happy […]

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Quick, candid shot of Sofia while we were walking at Lake Lenexa. A Year Ago Today: Amsterdam:  House Boat Amsterdam:  Typical Street Along a Canal You Might Also Enjoy: Other Lake Lenexa Posts One Postage Stamp at a Time

My youngest daughter is doing a Flat Stanley project.  In case you’re not familiar with the concept, school children create a “flat” version of themselves and send them to friends and family around the world to learn about the different places, people, foods, and cultures that make this world such an interesting place.  With a […]

After the amazing animal exhibits, I think our second favorite experience at the amazing Henry Doorly Zoo in Omaha was the Skyfari.  The open-air chairlift takes about 20 minutes round trip and offers some incredible views, including this shot of my three “Bigs” while my youngest daughter and I rode in the chair behind. You Might […]

On Pinterest the other day, I saw a quote that said, “Gardening.  It’s cheaper than therapy, and you get tomatoes!”  I had to laugh because even just a few minutes pulling weeds or watering the garden is so relaxing to me.  I also find great peace picking blueberries.  Here is a shot from earlier this […]