It comes as no surprise to anyone, in both the blogging world and my regular life – I am a conservative. You will find this to be true in my faith, family life, and political views – but there is one personal hobby/obession/past time that may surprise you, I am a Kennedy super fan. … More A Fan of Camelot
As I continue to get back to documenting our life prior to our little pause ….following our UVA trip we attended the 2016 Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Breath of Life Gala. Each year the foundation hosts events all over the country to raise funds and awareness for CF. Over the years both Danny and I have … More Breath of Life Gala 2016
On Friday Bishop O’Connell High School kicked of SUPERDANCE 2017 with the assembly. Unfortunately Danny and I were not able to attend – Dan still recovering from the hospital and I needed to be at the office. So instead of Dan’s normal speech, we submitted a letter. Just in case you are still a little … More SUPERDANCE Kick-Off 2017
My birthday message for my mom this year…. and the gift she has given me to navigate this period of time. … More Happy Birthday to My Mom!
Wishing my Dad a very happy birthday! … More Happy Birthday Dad!
My wishes for Danny on his 32nd birthday! … More Here’s to You Danny
My OCD is a pretty consistent problem…. unless it comes to the beach or dogs. This week I got a taste of both! … More Beach Jackie is the Best Jackie
While on our way to the beach for the chance to soak up a little more of the season with a beach trip during last call is the perfect way to celebrate another Bessette Summer. Today’s vaca has me thinking back to our other adventure this summer – our overnight in Baltimore! … More Last Taste of Summer
A look back at how we get started and how after 11 years the fun has still not run out! … More 11 Years and the Fun Still Hasn’t Run Out
Two weekends back we celebrated a fun filled weekend of Flaherty Family! The Flaherty’s are the extended family on my mom’s side. We are all sorts of loud… excited…silly… crazy…full of opinions and with countless stories – that we like to repeat often! These little moments of regular life – barbecuing, catching up on the deck, sitting in the pocket of sun with my Ganmommy – are the things you will cherish and carry with you… and I am so glad on that weekend we got to just do life together….
There is not a season in which I can’t recall some sort of family gathering with this group. Growing up as one of the more local families, I have been blessed with the gift of celebrating all occasions from baptisms to weddings together. Any excuse we find ends in some sort of large meal and event that extends well past the expected hours of daylight and is sure to leave you tired, but happy (most of the time). … More Flaherty Family Weekend of Fun