Diagon Alley

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Today we met a few wizards who cast a spell and we all ended up in Diagon Alley.  Some of us still needed wands so we showed up at Ollivander’s for the perfect match. No trip to London’s most magical row would be complete without some puking pastilles. And a round of butter beer. And Read more…

Less Hicupp-ing.

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Last year I wrote a post about a little hiccup that we had here at Disney World.  This year, I wanted to make certain that didn’t happen.  I emailed, called and went to the Guest Relations gate at the park ahead of time.  All the Cast Members we encountered were amazing.  I was handed a Read more…

Florida/Georgia Line

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We are road trippin’ it to Florida this week.  While on the way, we try our hardest to minimize the amount of roadside food we eat, so we take every opportunity to enjoy picnics as soon as the weather allows.  Yesterday, it took until the Florida/Georgia line for the weather to allow.  It was in Read more…

A Day in the Life.

I work outside the home part-time.  When I’m at work, FPD is home and vice versa.  I also own a small business, so when I am at home, I spend my time juggling the kids and answering emails, Facebook messages, etc related to both the business and adoption.  My days inside the home are a Read more…

Not Your Orphanage.

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A long time ago, like around the time we only had seven children, our state’s newspaper came to do a story on our family for National Adoption Day.  Like I do every other media encounter, I hemmed and hawed over allowing anyone into our home, into our lives, in that way.  I don’t like the Read more…