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Downtown Tampa HAPPY THANKSGIVING guys! We spent the holiday traveling – a little non-traditional for us. We usually have the whole family together and then we have friends over to share the meal with. But this time, we went to Florida! We drove south through NC, SC, GA, and FL. We stopped in St. Augustine to drop off my dad who had Thanksgiving with his brother, and then we drove west to Tampa to spend…

This past weekend Kyle and I went to the bird park!! I was so excited to finally go because I’ve had my eyes on this place for a while now. This park actually started as an avian breeding center. Well, there is still a breeding center, but now there is a park that’s open to the public (since 2006). Mike and Ali (the owners) moved here from England and started this breeding center in western…

I love the ocean. I love being here- There’s something about it that’s just healing. Mentally and physically. It’s not crowded in Avon which is awesome – I wouldn’t want to stay anywhere else on the OBX! It’s so quiet and small and so beautiful!  One of our first days here, the boys found a giant sea turtle on the beach, and the next day we watched the dolphins play! I, like many, have seen dolphins before, but I’ve…

In Marquette, Iowa there’s 3 floors of a casino on a boat! Jordyn turned 21 in January so going to the casino while we were here was a must! We chose Lady luck because it was in Iowa, on a boat, and not as far away as the other options. As unique as it was, I do feel bad that her first experience was on an old boat, when most other casinos are huge, filled with music…