Category Archives: getaways

Camp Orkila Twenty Twenty

Camp Orkila, Covid style. The annual Camp Orkila trip back in May was cancelled. That whole pandemic thing was in full effect. Still is. But things are slowly opening, with major precautions and virus protocols. Like Camp Orkila. Instead of

Camp Orkila Twenty Twenty

Camp Orkila, Covid style. The annual Camp Orkila trip back in May was cancelled. That whole pandemic thing was in full effect. Still is. But things are slowly opening, with major precautions and virus protocols. Like Camp Orkila. Instead of

Astoria

Monday morning breakfast in Seaside before hitting the beach. Cannon Beach!

Astoria

Monday morning breakfast in Seaside before hitting the beach. Cannon Beach!

California Twenty Nineteen

It’s December. California was back in July. Been busy. That whole having another kiddo thing takes time and energy away from things like blog posts. I’m going to keep this simple just to get something posted… We went back to

California Twenty Nineteen

It’s December. California was back in July. Been busy. That whole having another kiddo thing takes time and energy away from things like blog posts. I’m going to keep this simple just to get something posted… We went back to

Silverwood

Back durning all the snow, I planned a few trips for the year. Maybe out of boredom from being home for so many days. Whatever the reason, Silverwood was on the list. It’s a theme park in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho.

Silverwood

Back durning all the snow, I planned a few trips for the year. Maybe out of boredom from being home for so many days. Whatever the reason, Silverwood was on the list. It’s a theme park in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho.

Beaverton

Beaverton. Not exactly a place that comes to mind for a getaway. But that’s where we went in March. Olivia had a dive meet at the Tualatin Hills Aquatic Center in Beaverton, Oregon. My sister and her family came up

Beaverton

Beaverton. Not exactly a place that comes to mind for a getaway. But that’s where we went in March. Olivia had a dive meet at the Tualatin Hills Aquatic Center in Beaverton, Oregon. My sister and her family came up

Leavenworth

Leavenworth has finally been checked off the list. It’s one of those because we live in Washington things to do. We’ve been trying to get over there for a few years now but it’s never worked out. I think I’ve

Leavenworth

Leavenworth has finally been checked off the list. It’s one of those because we live in Washington things to do. We’ve been trying to get over there for a few years now but it’s never worked out. I think I’ve

Three!

Baby turned three on October 7. She is such a great kiddo! Never did I think we’d have four kids, and now that we have them all I can’t imagine not having them. She is the quintessential baby of the

Three!

Baby turned three on October 7. She is such a great kiddo! Never did I think we’d have four kids, and now that we have them all I can’t imagine not having them. She is the quintessential baby of the

Cannon Beach

For Baby’s birthday, we decided we’d go to Cannon Beach. We had it booked back in April but it didn’t work out with our changing schedule. The other kiddos were having birthday parties and we knew we wouldn’t have one

Cannon Beach

For Baby’s birthday, we decided we’d go to Cannon Beach. We had it booked back in April but it didn’t work out with our changing schedule. The other kiddos were having birthday parties and we knew we wouldn’t have one

California & Legoland

Last December we decided Legoland needed to happen. And we figured the first week of September would be the best time to go. School is just starting up here so people typically stay put. And California schools would be 3-4

California & Legoland

Last December we decided Legoland needed to happen. And we figured the first week of September would be the best time to go. School is just starting up here so people typically stay put. And California schools would be 3-4

Great Wolf Lodge

It’s that time of year again, Great Wolf Lodge time. We went last year in early February. This year, mid-March. And the first time we went, early May. I’m pretty sure this is an official annual trip now. I know

Great Wolf Lodge

It’s that time of year again, Great Wolf Lodge time. We went last year in early February. This year, mid-March. And the first time we went, early May. I’m pretty sure this is an official annual trip now. I know