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Trees…Tinsel… and Three Kids

Trees…Tinsel… and Three Kids

Yesterday we took our annual trip to the Wisconsin Tree Farm to pick out the O’Brien Family Christmas Tree… not to be confused with the Griswold Family Tree. Daniel and I are the perfect mix of picking a tree that has no business being in our 

FRIENDSgiving And A Two Year Old…

Today we are not only celebrating Thanksgiving Day but also a birthday! I can’t believe our caboose is now two years old. This time two years ago I went to my routine checkup at the doctor’s office. Only this time… I didn’t get to leave! 

“Mom…I’m Bored!”

It’s been two days… 48 hours that my two older kids have been out of school, that’s it! I can’t even count how many times I’ve heard, “mom… I’m bored” over the last two days. When I was 8 and 10 I used to spend 

Get Out Of My Way Pink Jeep…

Get Out Of My Way Pink Jeep…

Our final day in Sedona we hiked from the time the sun came up until about 3:00 in the afternoon. My legs and feet were exhausted by the end of it, but I’m so glad I pushed myself to complete the almost 7.5-mile loop to 

I Got This…

This is exactly what I looked like when I was on my own in Phoenix last week. The first couple days of our trip, Daniel had a conference in Phoenix so I was on my own to explore the city Sunday-Tuesday. Now, being raised in 

26,700 Steps

26,700 Steps

Sedona, AZ has over 84 known hikes in and around the area. While we weren’t able to hike them all, we did look up a list of the top 10 and hit as many as we could. Our first day of hiking we started out