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What happened to care and compassion?

What happened to care and compassion?

I have always been a bit temperamental when it comes to the medical profession. I have been known to walk out of offices when I have not been seen past my appointment time. I'm not talking half an hour, I'll give them an hour and then I usually start thinking of...

Experience is the Best Teacher

Experience is the Best Teacher

The past 6 months, a lot of changes have occurred within our family. My daughter began homeschooling at the end of January and my son will start homeschooling this upcoming school year. I got a great job working for a wonderful company that provides me not only great...

The Decision to Homeschool!

The Decision to Homeschool!

We are a month into 2015, and it has been a whirlwind so far! I spent a week in Barcelona, Spain with my co-workers at Automattic. I also made the difficult decision to pull my daughter out of public school and begin to homeschool her. This was not a decision that I...

Cooling Off in Savannah

This week, I am participating in the Writers Workshop prompts over at Mama's Loosin' It. This week, the prompt I selected was: Share your top favorite photo you took in June and provide the back story. I took many pictures in the month of June since we were on...

Setting Sun

Setting Sun

This week, I am participating in the Writers Workshop prompts over at Mama's Loosin' It. This week, the prompt I selected was: A blog post inspired by the words: setting sun For some time now, I have been fascinated with watching the sunset while on vacation in...

Blogathon Weekend Wrap-Up

Blogathon Weekend Wrap-Up

This was my first time participating in the Biannual Blogathon Weekend and I have to say, I had a blast! It was great to focus on my goals, get to know a lot of amazing people, and learn so much new information! I can't wait to participate again the next time. So, how...

Blogathon Weekend!

Blogathon Weekend!

This weekend I am participating in the Biannual Blogathon Bash! For the next three days, I will be putting in extra hours working on not only Detours in Life but my other blog FamilyVacay.net and preparing to launch two additional blogs in the coming weeks including...

Going on Vacation? What about your Dog?

Going on Vacation? What about your Dog?

This post may include affiliate links that when clicked might generate a commission for this website. This keeps the content free. For more information, see my Disclosure policy.  When my daughter was a newborn, I attended my first consignment sale. In the bag of...

Unplanned Vacation

Unplanned Vacation

Sometimes, you just have to go for it! You have to turn off common sense, forget doing what you should, and just go for it. That was my idea when in mid February I was just checking out the Disney Cruise Line website to see how high the prices had gotten. Spring break...

Christmas Traditions

Christmas Traditions

Growing up, I was always a stickler for routine and traditions. I didn't like change much. My Mom tells me that when I was at a very young age, I got very upset when she changed the placement of Christmas decorations. I liked them where they always were! I have a lot...

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