three trips in three weeks

Actually, it was more like thirteen trips in ten months. Spoiler alert: it was too many.

To be fair, the last one was a funeral, so that one was a bit of a surprise.

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Ideas for Lunch Packing

I’m a little late (OK, a LOT late) to the bento box party, but I’m making up for lost time already. 

While I knew what a ‘bento’ box was, without a kiddo in school yet, I never felt like I needed to buy one.  However, after a girlfriend showed me the ones she uses for her kids, I thought they would make a great way to pack snacks for car trips.  (We travel a lot.  FYI, eleven trips in as many months is TOO MANY.)  I snagged a couple during Amazon Prime Days, and we’ve already used them a couple times.

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an Outer Banks dream vacation

My family and I spent TWO (!!!) WEEKS in the Outer Banks in September, and I can tell you with absolute certainty that all of us are counting the days until we get to do it again next year.

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