Category Archives: Making Memories

The Adventure Begins (New England Road Trip #1)

I like to think of myself as a rather adventurous and spontaneous person. But if you told me two weeks ago I would go on a New England road trip this month, I’d have thought you were crazy. My sister … Continue reading

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North Carolina: Mountain Shops

We’ve been home from North Carolina for over a month, but I realized I hadn’t posted pictures from our last two days there! What reminded me is that I created and ordered six 11″x14″ poster collages on the Walmart photo … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Melody!

My 10th (and last) child turned 10 today! That’s a milestone! Melody had a birthday party with her friends on Friday and one with our family today. She chose a Hawaiian theme.  Chalk boards are so versatile for making impromptu … Continue reading

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North Carolina: Biltmore Estate

I loved my visit to Biltmore Estate with three of my adult daughters. One of them was flying home out of Asheville, two hours from the mountain cabin in Boone, so we decided to make a day of it! The … Continue reading

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North Carolina Trip: Watauga Lake in Tennessee

Welcome back to my North Carolina trip photo series! We stayed at a  huge and beautiful  mountain rental cabin  owned and managed by  my son-in-law and daughter near Boone, North Carolina Our first **big** outing, Watauga Lake,  the highest lake … Continue reading

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North Carolina: The Cabin at Higher Ground

Our family had the privilege of spending nearly a week at Higher Ground, the mountain cabin built by my son-in-law Alex’s grandparents about 30 years ago. It is now owned by Alex and Julia. It is beautiful. It is huge. … Continue reading

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North Carolina: Mountain Creek Fun

Welcome back to my North Carolina trip photo series!This second post chronicles a morning visit to the creek at the bottom of “our” mountain. At the start of our trip, we had all but my oldest daughter and her family … Continue reading

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