Author Archives: Jenn Nolen

Nolen Family Vacation 2017: Days 14 and 15

Friday, April 28th Homeward Bound We got up and were packed and ready to go at a good time. We’d planned on stopping at Rock City, but they closed at 6 and we didn’t arrive until 6:30. There was still … Continue reading

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Yard Work, Yard Work, Yard Work

That has been our theme lately. Ever since our addition, we’ve been doing a lot to recover our yard. The machines that were driven back and forth tore up the yard horribly. We did a lot of grunt work filling … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day 2017

We decided to go to the Botanical Gardens – along with the majority of people in the St. Louis area, apparently! It was busy! The boys and I were here about 6 weeks ago, but so much has changed since … Continue reading

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Rock Out

Luke performed in his end-of-season-show this past Saturday. I’m really proud of all the hard work he put in! He played electric guitar on several songs and bass on several songs. I was really impressed with his bass-playing because he … Continue reading

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Nolen Family Vacation 2017: Day 13

Thursday, April 27th Universal Today we got an even later start. We lounged around the house, played in the pool, did some laundry, and then visited a couple of the large gift shops in the area. It’s right about this … Continue reading

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Nolen Family Vacation 2017: Day 12

Wednesday, April 26th Universal Day 2 Today we slept in a bit. Chelsea and Nate had to head back home so we spent the morning with them before they left. We arrived at Universal around noon. First thing we did … Continue reading

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Nolen Family Vacation 2017: Day 11

Tuesday, April 25th Universal Studios We’re big Harry Potter nerds here so Universal was so exciting for us. Years ago, when we went to Disney, we all had a good time, but we’ve never been super huge Disney fans so … Continue reading

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Nolen Family Vacation 2017: Day 10

Monday, April 24th Honeymoon Island We ate a quick breakfast at the golf course and then made our way to Honeymoon Island. Despite a good start, we still didn’t arrive until quarter to 4. We drove to the North lot … Continue reading

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Nolen Family Vacation 2017: Day 9

Sunday, April 23rd Savannah and Jekyll Island Despite poor sleep from the night before, we were glad to get up and get on our way. The manager was very accommodating and gave us a full refund. Before leaving town, we … Continue reading

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Nolen Family Vacation 2017: Day 8

Saturday, April 22nd Savannah, GA After a homemade breakfast with Nate and Chels, we hit the road and headed for Savannah. By the time we arrived and unloaded at the hotel it was late afternoon. We headed straight to the … Continue reading

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