I mentioned in part one the traffic hell we experienced on the road to Destin. Just after the Alabama rooster incident, Ella got car sick and had "sick" all over her clothes. Thank God she had layers on (us Midwesterners, always ready), so we literally stripped her down in an abandoned parking lot, … Continue reading Smothered, Covered, Chopped-Florida Spring Break Part Two
Tag: Car Trips
Thank You Alabama Rooster-Florida Spring Break Part One
Before I start our story, we need to address the traffic on the way to Florida by me telling you this: don't drive to Florida. Seriously. If you are even thinking about it, stop. Stop now. Because this is what awaits you: Lots and lots of that. To be clear, I live in the… Continue reading Thank You Alabama Rooster-Florida Spring Break Part One
Why I Bring My Camera With Me to Get a “Life Changing” Cheeseburger
This past weekend was absolutely stunning. Sunny, crisp but not cold, perfect for November. It was the first weekend without any soccer or cheer obligations since summer so we decided to celebrate. By getting in our automobile. And sitting in traffic. But it was worth it because we got really good greasy food. Really, all… Continue reading Why I Bring My Camera With Me to Get a “Life Changing” Cheeseburger
Return to Snake Island-Cedar Point Vacation 2015
We got to go on a little family getaway last week to Cedar Point in Sandusky, Ohio last week. What is Cedar Point, you ask? Well, it is only THE best amusement park in the Midwest, one could even argue the best amusement park in the USA really. The self-proclaimed "rollerCOAST" because Cedar Point… Continue reading Return to Snake Island-Cedar Point Vacation 2015
Christmas Bucket Lost = I Still Have Garretts Popcorn on the Floors of my Backseat. Three Weeks Later.
I originally published this blog post on the Chicago Parent website where I am a regular contributor One of my most favorite times of the year is when Christmas is approaching. On the other hand, there are instances when we go too far in our efforts to make Christmas unique and, well, Christmassy. Consequently, I… Continue reading Christmas Bucket Lost = I Still Have Garretts Popcorn on the Floors of my Backseat. Three Weeks Later.
How OHIO Turned Into OHEEEEEELLLLLLNO
So I alluded to some "crappy" stuff happening earlier this week and compared it to an Oreo. Which is silly because I love Oreos? Oreos are not at all crappy. This past weekend, I was a part of a really cool reunion back in my home state of Ohio. Let me give you a bit… Continue reading How OHIO Turned Into OHEEEEEELLLLLLNO