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One of the drawbacks of being a traveling surf coach is missing family events. It is inevitable when your work takes you on the road. Unfortunately, for the past 6 years poor Surferboy’s schedule has conflicted with the three biggest moments where as a family we would celebrate him…Father’s Day, our wedding anniversary and his birthday.

Y’all know us pretty well as a family by now. We would never let him feel neglected on Father’s Day or any other day of the year we love him too much.

Unlike me whom will share just about anything under the moon with you guys the boys are natured more like their dad, keeping their heartfelt emotions tucked close to their heart. They will share those sentiments with him via Skype later today but they did want to share a few of the things they love most about him, little moments and observations that they hold dear. [click to continue…]

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Morning Moments ~ Beach Daisies & Henry David Thoreau

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I’m trying Henry, I’m truly trying. Any helpful tips? Here’s to a day full of simple heartfelt purpose. Coffee/tea cheers! xoxo Love, Shari * Discovered this cheery patch of daisies yesterday evening growing among the sea grass while Patch was out prepping for his up and coming lifeguard training, the quote is one of my favorites borrowed […]

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We Did It For The Boyz! The Crew In New Smyrna Beach

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NSSA Regional Championships ~ New Smyrna Beach, FL Tyler Faulkner: 2nd Airshow, 3rd Open Mens, 3rd Explorer Jr./Dane Mackie: 1st Airshow, 1st Explorer Junior, 3rd Explorer Mens/Daniel Sacchi: 2nd Explorer Masters, 4th Explorer Seniors There’s something about hitting the road with your boyz traveling from break to break,  especially when there’s a mutual goal just […]

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Easy Marinara Sauce

January 7, 2014

Which one of you broke national the heater? Someone did because we’re all shivering in our Uggs. I don’t know about y’all but I’m not built for this cold weather. The boys are spot on when the say, “If it’s this cold there should at least be snow.” On the bright side fluffy sweaters and […]

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Rekindling A Love Affair, Confessions & New Venture!

January 2, 2014
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I did it. Finally. Irrevocably. There is no turning back now. Its sink or swim time for sure. Can you guys tell I’m anxious? Seriously, my nails are suffering miserably right now. Oh well chin up, deep breathes here I go. As most of you know, I have dabbled in art my entire life. I […]

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Devoted to a New Year

January 2, 2014
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Its funny how opposite Daniel and I are, we’ve been together so long that sometimes I completely forget our differences. Most New Year’s Eves I am brimming with anticipation wondering what adventures the year will bring. What will we learn, how will we change and grow especially the boys because they seem to be transforming […]

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Chocolate Peanut Butter Cheesecake

December 14, 2013
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Evidently, I need to listen to my boys more often because they think of AMAZING flavor combinations! If there is one recipe you choose to try of ours this year, this would be it.

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Cinnamon Cookie Brittle

December 11, 2013
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Did y’all know that there are only two weeks left until Christmas?! Seriously only two weeks! Time truly does fly when you’re having fun. Between Thanksgiving, Patch’s birthday and holiday parties in full swing our kitchen hasn’t seen a moment of peace. Trust me it’s not complaining…much. I did notice something though, I seem to have […]

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Feta Olive Cheese Straws

November 30, 2013
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There are a couple of travel posts still in the works but the overwhelming urge to bake had to be heeded, especially since the holiday season is officially in swing with our annual Bake Friday now under our belt. Bake Friday is a tradition the boys and I celebrate in order to kick off the […]

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CJ’s Sea Shop ~ Sea Glass Jewelry

November 18, 2013
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I love the sea and the sea loves me. That little rhyme sing songs its way through my head most days yet has been constantly repeating itself here in Barbados. I am going to miss these calm west coast Bajan waves lapping at the deck. Their turquoise blue waters are simply mesmerizing, there’s no other […]

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