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Disney Trip 2017: Days 4, 5, and 6

Day 4: Epcot Epcot always has been and always will be my favorite park. I feel like I need an entire day just to enjoy the World Showcase! This time around we got a late start because we knew we’d … Continue reading

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Disney Trip 2017

We knew we’d be travelling to GA to see my new niece so Ben suggested we tack on a few days and drop by Disney, too. Day 1: Driving Our first day was just driving, driving, driving. We decided to … Continue reading

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Don Robinson State Park – Blue Trail

A much-welcome cool front has come through Missouri which means we were able to get out and about this weekend. A new state park opened up just 20 minutes from us. We’ve been meaning to visit for a while, but … Continue reading

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Millennium Park

Today we met our friends up at Millennium Park in Creve Coeur. We stayed a full 2 hours and the boys still didn’t want to leave. It’s a great park for older kids. Lots of neat things to climb.

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Shaw Nature Reserve – Wetlands Trail

Our MOBOT membership allows for free entry to Shaw Nature Reserve so the boys and I decided to take advantage. The weather has been unseasonably cool these past several days. Normally we hunker down, but when it’s this nice we … Continue reading

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Elephant Rock

Where did May run off to? I swear it was here just a moment ago! Ben and I took the boys to Elephant Rock State Park with some friends. We had such a nice time. It was a perfect day. … Continue reading

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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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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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