Category Archives: Family

Download: Valentine’s Day 2019

Hard to believe we are already over half-way through February and that Valentine’s Day came and went last week. Thought I’d share a few of my favorite photos from all of our recent love-filled activities! [fun with friends for an … Continue reading

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Branstad family photos 2018

With all the madness of the holiday season combined with a whole bunch of gift guides and a trip across the globe, it was hard to fit in our annual family photos post! We are already a month into 2019 … Continue reading

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Thailand // part five

Waking up Christmas morning in Thailand was definitely different. But as long as the kiddos had gifts in their stockings, they didn’t seem to mind. After scarfing down the cutest pancakes ever, we all got ready to head out on … Continue reading

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Thailand // part four

In my last post I mentioned our amazing Airbnb, but I didn’t really share too many photos of it. It had multiple levels, a koi pond with stepping stones, two pools and the most amazing staff. From the house we were … Continue reading

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Thailand // part three

Keeping the kids happy and entertained let us to our next excursion spot: Splash Jungle Water Park. It ended up being such a hot day, so a park full of water slides was perfect! [standard ‘trying to get everyone in … Continue reading

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Thailand // part two

We last left you with photos of the best Pad See Ew I’ve ever had in my life and our adventures in the sea. Well(ish) rested and coordinated (thanks to some amazing gear from Mott 50) we got ready for … Continue reading

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Thailand // part one

Jet-lagged like whoa, we arrived in Phuket (technically two days after we departed Chicago) and woke up to this view. Not too shabby! We headed out our first morning at the Marriott Nai Yang Beach Resort to explore a the grounds … Continue reading

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