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Amy Hilton
I am a stay at home mom of 4 kidddos and I love to explore and collect treasures along the way.
I am a stay at home mom of 4 kidddos and I love to explore and collect treasures along the way.

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Happy Halloween!
Nannie came for a visit and we had a lot of fun.  This blue jay came into our back patio and stayed for a little visit. I was afraid he was injured with how close he stayed,  but eventually he flew away. Besides Nannie, we got to visit with Aunt Wendy, Mike...

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Back to School
All of the kids are back to school now!  Addison started 3rd grade and Bennett is in 1st.  They are both so excited about this school year. After all of the bus stop drama in Norway and France I can not explain to you the magnitude of my gratefulness for th...

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A BUSY Summer
We left our home in France at the end of June.  Here is one last shot outside of our home in Suresnes. The next adventure was a 10 1/2 hour flight to Houston.  Our kids did so well.  Having friends on the plane certainly helped. This little guy was so sweet...

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Moving Along
Things have been pretty quiet on the blog and that is because we are moving.  As I write this I am sitting on the floor in the office while the movers crate up my marble pieces. The truck is being loaded tomorrow and we will be in Texas by the weekend. It i...

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Chateau de Chenonceau
The last time we were in the Loire Valley we had planned on visiting Chenonceau.  Unfortunately we got to the parking lot on our last day and we realized it was too cold and we were too tired so we left. We have heard so many great things about this chateau...

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American Cemetery in Normandy, France
Have you ever gotten to visit the American Cemetery in Normandy?  Jon has been several times, but I had yet to make the trip.  We set aside a weekend in May to visit this area of France that has been so important to Americans and it did not disappoint.  The...

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Juno Beach
When I booked our house for this weekend in Normandy I chose Courselles Sur Mer.  I didn't know at the time that it was near Juno Beach, about 45 minutes from the American Cemetery and Omaha Beach.  At first I was frustrated with myself, but after seeing th...

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Our Favorite Day in Spain
We have traveled a lot with our kids.  We have taken them to cities, museums, and very significant cultural sights.  Their favorite place so far was an afternoon visit to the lake in Navacerrada.  The monkey bars started our visit off.   The path through th...

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El Escorial, A Great Day Trip from Madrid
Towards the end of our week in Spain we were trying to decide what else we wanted to do.  We had thought about going to Toledo, but it was about a1 1/2 hour drive and none of us felt up to that much travel.  When I googled day trips from Madrid El Escorial ...

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Segovia, Spain
We started our morning in Segovia with a walk to the cathedral.  We were walking up the narrow medieval streets in the final minutes of delivery time and it was terrifying.  Trying to keep all 4 kiddos out of the way of the trucks trying to beat the clock w...
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