Monthly Archives: April 2014

A Slice of Nerd Heaven!

Washington DC is in the top five of most visited tourist destinations in the United States. With all of the travel our family likes to do, it might be hard for some to believe, but we have lived less than … Continue reading

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I’m Adopting!!!

Don’t get all excited and start spreading rumors on social media. This Easter I am adopting some ideas from other cultures. My family is Scotch/Irish through and through but when you grow up in Western New York you can’t help … Continue reading

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Getting from Point A to Point B….Mapes Style!

Road trips are not my favorite thing. In my mind, vacation starts once we arrive at our destination. This year for spring break the kids and I headed “home” to Newfane, NY for the week. The drive is one that … Continue reading

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Gearing Up

Now that spring has finally sprung, the Mapes family is in full vacation planning mode. Okay…really I am the only one doing any actual planning. My husband gives input once in a while and my kids just ignore all of … Continue reading

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