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Over 23 years ago, I had my senior portraits taken on the shores and sound side of Duck during our first family vacation to the Outer Banks.  I remember my pictures being so different from my friends since we lived in and around Richmond. I loved the feel to them; the wind in my hair […]

seniors, travel

July 24, 2019

Outer Banks Senior Portraits


We’ve only been home three days, but I’m already planning on when we can take our next cruise! This trip was many things to us. It was something for us to look forward to after so much sadness in our family last year. It was my gift to my husband for his 40th birthday, just […]

personal, travel

March 6, 2019

Our Disney Fantasy Eastern Caribbean Cruise

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It’s almost travel season and our poor camper has been just hanging out in the side yard all winter. 🙁 One of the reasons we purchased our travel trailer is because we want take our dogs everywhere! The cost of boarding them every time we vacation is pricey for all three of them and we […]

camping, dogs, travel

March 14, 2018

RVing with dogs. What works for us.


The week prior to our Outer Banks vacation, Hatteras Island went completely dark due to an accidental power outage. We cherish our time on the island every year, so we were pretty upset along with thousands of others. I scrambled quickly to find a campground north of Hatteras and the pickings were pretty slim. Most […]

children, dogs, travel

August 18, 2017

Our almost non-existent Outer Banks vacation.

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Last summer, we planned a Disney World vacation to Fort Wilderness Resort. You have to book fairly far in advance there! Little did we know we’d have a larger RV to haul down to Florida. When we traded up our smaller trailer for more room, we decided we’d treat our sister, niece and nephew to […]

personal, travel

May 3, 2017

Our Disney Vacation 2017