Category Archives: family

Magic Kingdom & Hollywood Studies 2021

Split party! By day 5 we had already done all four of the parks and I knew the bigs would want to go back to Hollywood Studios and I knew that there were things at Magic Kingdom that Anna wouldn’t … Continue reading

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Epcot 2021

Before our trip I researched the brand-new ride Remy’s Ratatouille Adventure and how to have the best chances of riding it. Based on what I read, my expectations of getting in the virtual queue were very low. Because it’s so … Continue reading

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Animal Kingdom 2021

I have two words for you: Mount Everest. Such a fun rollercoaster! That was where we headed first and we were able to ride it multiple times in a row! (Matt, Anna, and I rode it twice, everyone else rode … Continue reading

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Hollywood Studios 2021

My bigs are such good big brothers. We had two different strategies could employ: 1. Divide and conquer… with the guys going one way (Star Wars or Rock N’ Rollercoaster) and the girls going the other (to Toy Story Land). … Continue reading

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Magic Kingdom 2021

From Buzz to Elena, and Belle to the Seven Dwarves, this day was perfect! Staying on Disney Property gave us early entry, which we made use of each day. I had a strategy for the parks which included going straight … Continue reading

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🎉Disney World 2021🎉

Magical and near perfect are the two words I’d used to describe our trip. I made a vow to stay off my phone as much as possible, which meant not posting daily updates. I knew that meant I’d miss out … Continue reading

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NYC Marathon

I have known for weeks that this event was happening. We’ve been getting notifications about road closures and the best places to watch the runners, but I dismissed them because I wasn’t all that interested. And then Sunday happened! My … Continue reading

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October 2021 – Recap

I am becoming the queen of the recap… I haven’t been blogging as often as possible and yet I still want to capture these memories as I go! Recapping, it is. And I’m allowing grace for myself… Anna has no … Continue reading

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Finding Home.

They say it takes six months to feel at home at your new duty station… I have always found that to be true and it was the case here at Fort Hamilton. By six months we had our favorite pizza … Continue reading

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Three weeks in…

So, the kids have completed three weeks of school and the short version is, they’re doing great. In fact, we all are. I’ve wondered many times over the past 15 years if I’d have a crisis of identity when my … Continue reading

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