Posts Categorized: Vacation


South Dakota Trip Diary – Day 2

Written by Justin posted on Aug 3, 2015 in Family, Photos, Summer, Vacation

Day 2 (6/20/2015) we got off to another early start. With another 6 hour drive across South Dakota to reach our final destination, we were all eager to get going. We bid farewell to Sioux Falls with a refueling at the hotel breakfast bar. Have you ever heard of Wall Drug? I hadn’t. Or maybe…


South Dakota Trip Diary – 6/19/2015

Written by Justin posted on Aug 1, 2015 in Family, Photos, Summer, Vacation

A little bit over a month ago we loaded up the family truckster and embarked on our first legit road trip. We were making our way to Black Hills, South Dakota. A region of the United States none of us had visited before. We kept the itinerary loose. Mt.Rushmore. Custer State Park. Deadwood. These were…


Being There

Written by Justin posted on Aug 11, 2014 in Conor, Dakota, Devin, Kayce, Photos, Vacation

We are incredibly lucky to have extended family members who have unconditionally welcomed us up to their lakehouse on a quiet lake in Northeastern Wisconsin for the last 5+ years. It gives our kids a chance to get the lakehouse experience they would not get anywhere else. We are forever thankful. It gives the whole…


Vacationing in Puerto Rico

Written by Justin posted on Feb 28, 2014 in mom & dad, Vacation

Oh traveling, how I’ve missed you. Dawn and I just got back from 7 days of pure vacation bliss. It was of the kid-free variety and we soaked up every second of it. Having never traveled to Puerto Rico we did not have a good feel for what to expect. Others had given us some…