We have recently returned from our annual road trip, 8 kids, 2 parents in a 12-passenger van! This year we traveled from Illinois through Michigan to Niagara Falls across Canada through Toronto and Montreal to Quebec City. (We then traveled through Maine to Boston and back across to Illinois.) I … [Read more...] about Road Trip to Canada & Maine: Quebec City
I thought I had finished all the vacation posts of our California trip last summer, but I forgot Hollywood! See the "Hollywood" sign in the distance? One afternoon, we drove around to see the different parts of the Los Angeles area--Bellaire and Beverly Hills, Rodeo Drive, and Hollywood. … [Read more...] about Visiting Hollywood: A Vacation Scrapbook
Well, better late than never! I'm finally finishing up our Vacation Scrapbook of our California trip last summer. The final leg took us from Monterey, CA to L.A. We had a fun time visiting Los Angeles. Enjoy Los Angeles: A Vacation Scrapbook! As we headed from Monterey to L.A, we had a very … [Read more...] about Los Angeles: A Vacation Scrapbook
After we finished our time at my sister's house (including my Mom's funeral), we headed out to Monterey, CA for a fun vacation time! There were 10 in our van and 6 in my sister's car. I counted to 12 (the kids) over and over and over during our time there. And there always seemed to be someone … [Read more...] about Vacation Scrapbook: Visiting Monterey, California
One of the most wonderful parts of our California vacation was getting to spend time -- five full days -- with my sister and her family. It has been four years since we last saw them. We had never met her two adopted kids, and they hadn't met my two youngest. They live in a beautiful community … [Read more...] about Vacation Scrapbook: Visiting My Sister’s Family
Well, after what seems like a hundred sponsored posts, I'm happy to share some fun times about our family! We recently returned from a trip to California. My sister and her family live out there. We've been wanting to visit for years, but it isn't easy to get our big family from Chicago … [Read more...] about Vacation Scrapbook: California, Here We Come!!!