It ain’t summer vacation without… outdoor shower, of course! We've finished up two vacations with a third less than a month away. In late June, we headed down the shore to Sea Isle City, NJ for an awesome seven-day stay a block from the beach. Earlier this month, we made a short-ish drive for a weeklong  to Narragansett, RI. And … Continue reading It ain’t summer vacation without…


Sea Isle City: the beach, Fudgy Wudgy, and much more

Not even a week removed from our visit to the glorious shores of Sea Isle City, NJ, I'm already longing for the return. My father-in-law's side of the family has spent countless summers "down the shore," almost 30 years worth, and we've been fortunate to tag along a couple of times, including the past two … Continue reading Sea Isle City: the beach, Fudgy Wudgy, and much more

Summer Vacationing

This is the first summer where all three boys can partake in the enjoyment of a family vacation, and it's been AWESOME! We planned three week-long trips over the course of three months - one trip a month - and after summer vacationing is complete, Nolan begins first grade while Graham will embark on his … Continue reading Summer Vacationing

Thomas Land at Edaville USA

If you've got kids, chances are you've at least heard of Thomas & Friends. Maybe not even the friends, but probably Thomas the Tank Engine. And if your kids love Thomas, and even if they don't, and you live within a few hour drive of Carver, Massachusetts, treat your kids to an awesome day at … Continue reading Thomas Land at Edaville USA

Back to Work

We arrived home yesterday afternoon around 3:30 pm following your standard 5-in-a-car, 8-hour car ride back from vacationing down in Fenwick Island, Delaware. We had a great time the entire week thanks to my parents and our friends in the Goldman/Rahll crew. Nolan was surprisingly well-behaved in the car the entire ride which made the … Continue reading Back to Work