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Summer’s final days of freedom

There was boomerang throwing, Grandparent hosting, Chinese-food-induced-pants-busting, (yep, that's his button) Swim lesson-ing, Trail building, Nearly nekkid posing, College bestie hosting, Outdoor movies under the … Read More

Beckoning waterfalls in the distance

My own private Idaho

Idaho isn't exactly on most people's bucket list for beauty. Sure, there are pretty areas. Sandpoint and Coeur d'Alene in Northern Idaho stun. I went to Rick College (now BYU Idaho) and though Rexburg was nothing to write home about (read: not scenic), it is … Read More

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I left my heart (and a psycho dude) in San Francisco

When I heard BlogHer was in San Jose, my first thought was I'd slip away one evening and pop over to San Francisco, which is one of my favorite cities in the world. When I was 16 years old, my mom and her business partner Lin owned a gift/shop tea room. They thought it … Read More

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The mouseketeer of the Dark Ages

Today at Mile High Mamas, I'm doing a throwback to the Dark Ages. Long before there was technology, enlightenment and potty trained kids. Consider yourself warned about these dark, dark times. A potty training descent into hell and the realization I am not above … Read More


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Beckoning waterfalls in the distance

My own private Idaho

Idaho isn't exactly on most people's bucket list for beauty. Sure, there are pretty areas. Sandpoint and Coeur d'Alene in Northern Idaho stun. I went to Rick College (now BYU Idaho) and though Rexburg was nothing to write home about … Read More

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When cows fly

When you embark upon a 3,000-mile road-trip, you expect the unexpected. Except for when the unexpected turns really unexpected. Following our week-long family reunion in Vernon, B.C., the kids and I dropped Jamie off at the Kelowna … Read More

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Okanagan Lake: A season to soar

'Twas an awesome week-long family reunion at Okanagan Lake in British Columbia where we: Learned to wakeboard Walked on water Birthday partied What else was there left to do? Turns out, plenty! When we weren't boating, swimming … Read More

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