March 2019

March of 2019 saw Chris move up to Vermont to start his new job, while the kids and I stayed behind to get everything packed up and say goodbye to so many friends and family in Florida. It was a … Read More

January 2019

January in Florida is a pretty nice time to be outside so we took advantage and enjoyed the beauty of our own backyard, time at Disney (one of its least busy months), and a race weekend in Daytona. But the … Read More

December 2018, Part Two

Christmas time at Disney World is truly magical. The decorations are so detailed and so lovely that you can actually feel in the holiday spirit despite the fact that you probably don’t even need a jacket. This year, we spent … Read More

December 2018, Part One

December is a notoriously busy month, and ours was no exception, so there will be two posts to cover this one. Of course, being “busy” spending time with our fantastic friends and family is one of the best ways we … Read More

November 2018

November’s Shenk Family Adventures were more of the close-to-home variety. Super fun times with our friends and family, enjoying our beautiful backyard and the fun to be found in central Florida. Ellie helps me out at the sewing machine. Our … Read More

October 2018

October 2018 was a relatively low-key month for us. We spent the month at home, working around the house and spending time with our people. Ellie finally took her first steps and with the welcome addition of a new little … Read More

August 2018

August of 2018 found us spending time at home tackling various projects around the house, hanging out by the pool, and spending time with our people.  You know, typical summertime fun. Ellie begins a love affair with Elmo that continues … Read More

July 2018

After such a busy and action-packed June, we stuck pretty close to home in July. The focus was on hanging out at our pool and spending time with friends and family. Florida summer is all about staying cool. Ellie turned … Read More

June 2018- C Family Visit

We were so thrilled to welcome our friends, the C family, for a fun-filled couple of weeks. From crafts to swimming to Disney days, we crammed a ton of fun into their vacation and our too-infrequent time together. There are … Read More