Snorkeling in Hawaii (sort of)

I’ve always wanted to go snorkeling, but have never had the opportunity. So when we were in Hawaii, of course a priority was to go snorkeling. Naturally Mother Nature was working against us, as for the better part of the … Continue reading

Mountain River Camping Fun with Deer

This past weekend the hubby and kids finally got to experience to a degree the camping I used to enjoy growing up here in Washington State. I’ve talked about it often, so now they’re convinced I wasn’t just spinning some … Continue reading

Princess Nagger Takes Over RTT Rebel and WW

Today we’re doing something a little different – a two-fer, if you will, because Princess Nagger’s humor needs to be shared to the masses. Plus, she likes the attention. Sunday evening I stepped away from my desk, and upon my … Continue reading

First Grade and Sixth Grade: Complete

Here we are, the first day of July (how’d that happen?!) which means the kids have been out of school for a week-and-a-half. I know, I know – they do start later here on the Left Coast, which means school … Continue reading

She’s Come A Long Way, Baybee!

Today marked another milestone in Princess Nagger’s life. She graduated from Elementary School (they do Kindergarten through 6th grade at this school, rather than break them out into an ‘intermediate’ or ‘middle’ for 5th and 6th grade). It seems like … Continue reading

WW: Memorial Day Weekend Camping Fun

Camping in the Pacific Northwest is amazing – there are so many cool places to camp, with the mountains or ocean being less than a day’s drive to get there. For our first family camping adventure, we chose Alder Lake, … Continue reading