Tag Archives: Kiawah

Beach Bag Vacation Essentials

The Cuties are on Spring Break next week and so I’m starting to get us organized for another adventure.  I thought I’d share my favorite essentials for packing a bag for a warm vacation spot. Let’s start with a tote … Continue reading

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Just Charming

Several years ago, The Cuties and my husband surprised me with a charm bracelet. They picked out several meaningful charms for my life up until that point and we’ve added to it ever since then. It’s truly one of my … Continue reading

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And Off They Went!

I think I’ve discovered a trick to Expat life and the return from summer travels: if you cut it all close enough, the early wake up for school won’t seem so miserable if you’re still recovering from jet lag! And … Continue reading

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Happiness at the Happy Place

We’ve been coming to The Happy Place for many years now. While living in two different states and on two different continents. That’s just how much we love it. And so last year, when we finished our first year as … Continue reading

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We Just Got a Letter….

I have officially reached a new low in dorkiness in referencing Blue’s Clues. Deal with it, please. A letter arrived from camp from Big Cutie today and has me grinning from ear to ear. She starts it ~ Dear Mom, I … Continue reading

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We Should All Come Back as The Cuties

I never doubted our kids led a good life. But to recap… Big and Little Cutie skied for the first time in Nagano, Japan. You know, where they held the Olympics.  That Nagano. I learned to ski for the first time on a … Continue reading

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News from The Happy Place

The Cuties and I have been Stateside for about two weeks now. It took almost 24 hours from the time we started our journey in Tokyo until we dropped our suitcases at The Happy Place, AKA Kiawah Island, South Carolina. … Continue reading

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It’s a Small World, After All

About 11 year ago, my husband and I had just moved to Charlotte for him to start a new job after graduate school.  We were standing in line at the DMV and noticed another couple next to us.  He happened … Continue reading

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What I Did on My Summer Vacation

What I Did on My Summer Vacation By Alisha This summer The Cuties and I played in the sun; each and every day for 42 days with the exception of only two rainy days.  Thank you ever so much Mother … Continue reading

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Wonder Twin Powers Activate!

My Happy Place is even happier this week because Cute BFF and her family are here visiting us in Kiawah. While it’s been almost two decades since we’ve lived in the same place, multiple continents and many states, we can still spend … Continue reading

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