2017 doolan family camping trip

The weekend before last my family and I went on our annual camping trip. Well, our kind of annual camping trip. We try to go every year but you know how it goes… Anyway everyone took off work on Friday and we all headed up to the AlleghenyΒ National Forest. Instead of booking a cabin or

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It’s the little things…

Y’all, every time I write one of these “It’s the little things…” posts it’s about my darn pets. Part of me wants to apologize but I also feel like if you don’t like seeing silly photos of them, you’re probably some kind of monster because they’re perfect angels. Only partially kidding. Yesterday I was walking

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La Jolla

It feels strange to still be posting about May’s road trip but I still have things I need to share. Our stop in La Jolla is one of those things. Before heading down into Southern California, we had made a handful of stops at the ocean. There were a few things I was really looking

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It’s the little things…

like seeing your dog be his happiest self! On Sunday we went to my parent’s for Father’s Day. As usual we ended up down near the pond, searching for frogs, and turtles. My dad is usually the ring leader. He walks along the edge with a net while the rest of us follow. Klaus has

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4th annual road trip out west

A few weeks back I was sitting at my desk, drinking coffee and responding to emails, shortly after Jeff had left for work when the feeling hit. That intense urge to travel. I text Jeff and said “I need to go to the desert. We can sleep in the car again!” I figured he’d give

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10 things making me smile

This is a little bit different than my normal ‘10 things making me smile‘ post because it’s all photos of Professor. Back at the end of February I made him his own instagram account, @fessermakesfaces, so that I wasn’t constantly posting photos of him on my regular account. I thought I’d just post them here

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Barkbox Review

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of BarkBox. All opinions are 100% mine. I’ve always really loved buying Klaus toys because his excitement is so obvious. This is a dog who truly appreciates the fact that I bought something for him, or at least it seems like it. Unlike my cats

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Nelson Ledges + a new 2017 goal

Last summer Jeff and I made a goal to visit as many of Ohio’s waterfalls as possible as a way to keep busy, and have an excuse to get outside more often. Instead of sitting around feeling like there were too many options of what do with our summer “Let’s go find a waterfall” became

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Professor has an instagram!

Earlier this week my little toasted marshmallow got his own instagram account, aptly called fessermakesfaces. Yep, I am that lady. Back in March of last year I made him his own hashtag but recently I’ve been fighting the urge to just post non-stop pictures of him on my regular account. After a tiny bit of

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rainbows in my home

I’ve been thinking about getting a rainbow maker for a while now. Both my last apartment, and my current one get lots of direct sunlight. Watching that light move across the wall throughout the day is one of the most relaxing things ever. The only thing I could think of that could possibly make it

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