Category Archives: Adventures

Mile Hike up Stone Mountain

A couple weekends ago, we took our annual Father’s Day climb up Stone Mountain with the kids. Instead of doing the popular backyard barbecue to celebrate the day, we opt to head outdoors for a hike. With our kids being so little, we typically take easier hikes on the weekends. But Stone Mountain is our…

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Never Too Early to Learn Kindness

I’ve been a “fan” of the Gentle Barn for years now, following their incredible stories of rescue on Facebook, it’s one of my goals  to visit Gentle Barn in Los Angeles in the next five years. So, when Dudley’s story started on Gentle Barn’s facebook page about two years ago, I was glued to my…

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The Wild Animal Sanctuary | Colorado

While in the Denver, Colorado area visiting my (not so) little brother, we made our way to the Wild Animal Sanctuary. The Wild Animal Sanctuary is the oldest and largest nonprofit sanctuary in the US dedicated exclusively to rescuing captive exotic and endangered large carnivores. So it really is: Lions, tigers and bears! Oh my!…

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5 Business Lessons that I’ve Learned from Running

I’ve never considered myself a runner. Even though I’ve completed my fair share of 5K and 10K races, with one half marathon thrown in for good measure. But, after 6 years of running, having a baby and losing 30 pounds, I am finally starting to feel like a runner. Finishing at this year’s ShamRock N’…

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5 Things Scuba Diving can Teach you about Running a Business

When we were diving in Jamaica a few months ago, I couldn’t help but see the parallels between scuba diving and running a business. After all, when you’re under the water it’s silent and all you can hear are the thoughts in your head. So, I get a lot of thinking done while diving. After…

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Franklyn D Resort in Jamaica

We are on our way back to Atlanta now. But first, I need to gush about the resort that we stayed at for the past week first. If you have young children, want to dive in the Caribbean and also want to make sure that said children are in safe hands… you must check out…

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Advanced Open Water Certified

Four days and seven dives later, we’re officially Advanced Open Water certified divers! Here we are with our instructor, Marcia. Yes, I know I don’t look like a diver in this photo… we stayed at the resort where the dive shop is located, so we were able to head back to the room to shower,…

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Nurse Sharks and Lionfish

Just in case my previous posts make it seem as though we’re neglecting Mini-me on this trip… Here we are having some morning fun on the beach before breakfast this morning. Mini-me is absolutely loving her vacation nanny here at the resort, and Mom & Dad are loving being able to get away for a…

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