Party Rules – Party Fouls

“One cannot have too large a party.” – Jane Austen, Emma     Brock’s perspective on parties: Growing up in a small town, everyone loved to go to parties, but nobody wanted to throw them (except the teenagers).  The mere mention of  “party” would cause my mother to go into a panic and the inevatable … Continue reading

Family Book

We recently finished our family book that will be used to present us to children or birth moms who are considering us as adoptive parents. We ordered an 11 X 14 hardcover version of it and hopefully it will be here by the end of the week 🙂

Our Favorite Vegas Hangout

We love Vegas for the the scenery, the entertainment and the surprises.  When we visit there a few times a year we typically end up spending the majority of our time at one place:   The Lake of Dreams at the Wynn Resort The Lake of Dreams is an outdoor bar/theater of sorts and offers “shows” every 30 minutes,each one … Continue reading

Road to Adoption

It has almost been two years since we decided it was time to expand our family.  In the beginning, we were unsure of what to expect nor did we know what ages or gender would be a best fit for our little family.  We realized that it could take a very long time and so, even … Continue reading

7 Habits of Highly Effective Traveling

7 Habits of Highly Effective Traveling.

Itenerary Iceland

For those who are interested and perhaps wish to follow along some of our tracks, below is our basic itentarary for our Iceland vacation with some tips and hints that we learned along the way. Getting There IcelandAir Other airlines fly to Iceland as well (Delta is the other large airline from the US). … Continue reading

Ten Things About Iceland

 In honor of our recent return and the start of our new travel blog, here are 10 things that everyone planning to visit Iceland should know: 1.  Iceland has the highest number of college degrees per capita in the world.2.  Please do not complain to the hotel when your shower smells like rotten egg fart.  … Continue reading

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