Sandy Oregon

Sandy Oregon

We spent last week on Mount Hood, just outside Sandy Oregon (if you are from Chicago and frustrated with the constant slaughtering of Illinois, I looked it up… it is officially pronounced “aura-gun”).  I need to state right here in the intro...
LA Day 2 & 3

LA Day 2 & 3

Day 2 & 3 were pretty packed (as if Day 1 wasn’t?!)  There is SO MUCH TO SEE IN LA!!  Downtown LA isn’t really worth staying in because parking is expensive and it isn’t a great hub for everything else you’ll want to do, but it is a REALLY...
LA Day 1

LA Day 1

I love LA.  It isn’t really the place I’d want to live full time but visiting is the best.  I’ve been to Los Angeles a few times now but this was the first time with the kids.  We flew in late on a Thursday, took a short free shuttle to the the...
Hopped on a Plane to LAX

Hopped on a Plane to LAX

I love Chicago and seasons and the snow and cute boots, but I just try my hardest to escape it a few times a winter.  This year, we scheduled two.  A trip to Orlando with extended family that ended up being 29 degrees (not a winter escape and story later) and...
Myrtle Beach

Myrtle Beach

I keep over-thinking these posts and then I freeze because I want them to be perfect with artistic pictures and a precise layout and every detail but then they never get done at all and I have a million drafts just sitting here.  SOOO… Turning over a new leaf...
Atlanta Piedmont Park

Atlanta Piedmont Park

I really am not sure how we’ve ended up in Atlanta so many times, but we do.  And frankly, I like it more every single time (especially when we aren’t driving)!  This time we took the MARTA to Midtown (both the red and gold lines work). Midtown is...