Family Travels: “Chicago” (Road to the Sweet-Up)

So I don’t know if you heard, but I took the family on a little trip to Chicago! Of course, by “took” I mean dragged. And by “Chicago” I mean Woodridge, IL which is about a half hour from the city. Aaaaaaaand by “I” I mean Wilton since they invited me over for their Sweet-Up and took care of the hotel accommodations. What’s a Sweet-Up, you ask? Well I’ll get more into that in the …

Family Travels: The Georgia Aquarium

A few weeks ago for the wife’s birthday we decided to take a trip. We wanted to go somewhere the kids would enjoy, but more importantly, somewhere that wouldn’t make us have to rearrange our spending habits for the next few months like Disney is known to do. So we took a little 5 hour drive to Atlanta where we visited the Georgia Aquarium! It was a first time for me on a few fronts. …

Happy New Year!

Haaaaaaaaaaaaapppppyyy Neeeeeeeeeew Yeeeeeeeeeear! Hey, we’re more than a week into it, but so what?! It’s still exciting! Wow, I’ve gone a whole year without posting something! (Haha, I love that joke. Never gets old.) Seriously, I keep going these long stints without updating this bad boy and I promise I feel really bad about it. With a new year here and all the resolution hype surrounding the first few weeks, I’d be lying if I …

Humpday Update – 4/30/14

Sing Woo hoo! Another week with no food posts! Hey, look at it this way: if it wasn’t for the Humpday Update, you’d have absolutely no idea why there aren’t any food posts. I swear, it’s not my fault. I’ve had no time whatsoever to sit down. Heck, I haven’t opened my laptop since I posted last week’s update. The biggest reason? We took a weekend trip to Florida. Semi-planned, we headed out Friday around …