Family Fun, travel

Day 7: Country morning + Biking the Greenway

Friday, March 18 We had made tentative plans to go biking on Saturday, but upon waking up Friday morning, the weather forecast looked significantly better for Friday than Saturday. It was supposed to be extremely windy on Saturday. So, we called to reserve bikes from a local rental place for later that same afternoon instead.… Continue reading Day 7: Country morning + Biking the Greenway

Family Fun, travel

Day 6: St. Patrick’s Day in Ireland!

Thursday, March 17 Thursday was St. Patrick's Day! We didn't specifically plan our trip to be in Ireland over St. Patrick's Day, exactly, but it just happened to work out with the timing of the boys' spring break. It was just an added bonus. 🙂 I should say, though, that I think when people envision… Continue reading Day 6: St. Patrick’s Day in Ireland!

Family Fun, Movies, Weekends

A very Mama Mia-full weekend

Weekend Recap: Friday night- Asher had swim practice from 6:20-7:35, so I drove him to that. After, Ivan and I went out for our pretty typical Friday night date night, to his friend's Mexican restaurant. We, as usual, got the chicken and steak "nachos fiesta", no sour cream, add raw jalapeno. If you're wondering if… Continue reading A very Mama Mia-full weekend

Family Fun, travel

Back in the USA + my worry stone!

We're home! We got home last night, actually (Saturday). The flight home was a bit longer than on the way over- maybe 7 1/2 hours, but everything went smoothly. One nice thing flying home from Ireland is that they do a U.S. "Pre-Clearance" for Immigration and Customs before you leave Ireland. Then, you just get… Continue reading Back in the USA + my worry stone!

Books, Family Fun, Kids

Tracking family activities

Coco asked me yesterday how I'm planning to track "family" or "fun" activities (one of my goals for 2022). My planner (the Wonderland 222) has these quarterly pages in the front of the planner (see above). Last year, I didn't really end up using these pages too much. The monthly boxes are obviously quite small… Continue reading Tracking family activities