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Posted on Jul 9 2014 - 8:37pm by Nicole Smith
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I admit, I am very apprehensive when it comes to trying new (potentially dangerous) things, like riding a motorcycle or a jet ski. I tend to let my fears get the best of me. Over our honeymoon, though, my husband decided that he wanted to rent a jet ski, and instead of letting my fears take over, I went into the experience with an openmind. And what...

Over the course of the next few weeks, I will be writing a slew of wedding-related posts to share with all of you. I wanted to wait until after my husband and I got married before I shared some of what we did to prepare for our wedding. And, of course, I want to share with all of you what our wedding was like, as well as our honeymoon. (Hint: It was AMAZING!) During...

Ever since I moved in with my fiancé and his children, I’ve been brainstorming ideas for our front and back yards. My plan is to create two spaces that show who we are as a family. (I also want my country roots to shine through, as well.) When I first moved in with my fiancé, there weren’t any flowers in the front yard. There wasn’t...

Disclosure: This sponsored post is brought to you by our gracious sponsor Breathe New Hampshire. They provided me with a free The Fun Pass 2014, in exchange for hosting a giveaway and sharing information about it with my readers. No other compensation was given and all opinions expressed within the post are 100% my own. I will ship the winner of The Fun...

About two weeks, while we were on April vacation, the fiancé and I took the four rugrats to several fun places across four different states. We wanted to make it a memorable vacation for the children, and we definitely did. They told us it was the best vacation they’ve had. That meant a lot to us because we put a lot of time and planning into giving them...

It was just a short while ago that my little brother Jake was diagnosed with MS, or Multiple Scleorsis, a debilitating disease that attacks the central nervous system (CNS).  The CNS is home to the spinal cord, brain and optic nerves. In other words, it’s home to the parts of us that allow us to talk, think, eat, walk…you get the picture. You see...

2013 New Hampshire Fair Dates Here is a complete list for all of the 2013 New Hampshire fair dates. * July 18-21 – Stratham Fair 252 Portsmouth Ave. Stratham, NH 03885 www.strathamfair.com * July 24-28 – North Haverhill Fair 1299 Darmouth College Hwy No. Haverhill, NH 03774 www.nohaverhillfair.com * July 31- August 4 – Cheshire Fair 247 Monadnock...

Posted on Feb 9 2013 - 2:35pm by Nicole Smith
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Up until now I’ve been saying how lucky we are that this year’s winter has been so mild. Stupid me. I spoke too soon. Here are some photos from blizzard 2013. The first  five were taken in Franklin, New Hampshire, and the last one was taken in Dover, New Hampshire, where my brother says they got three feet of snow. My boyfriend says we got about two to two and a half feet where we are. The hot tub is almost covered. ...

As I mentioned in a previous post,  I had a wonderful New Year’s. My boyfriend visited with his two kids and they stayed for almost two days. We had more family time than we’ve ever had with all four kids at the same time and it was lovely. Even though we are only boyfriend and girlfriend, we consider each other’s kids family. I treat his kids like my own and he treats mine as his own. It means the world to both of us that we do that and neither would have it any other way. Since we were all together, it was important...

I meant to write a post about giant sweet potatoes a couple weeks ago when my mom and I went to Shaw’s Supermarket and came across these colossal giants. I’m not even sure if these would be any good to eat. My fear would be that they’re woody on the inside. I took photos of normal sized sweet potatoes next to these giants just so all of you could see the difference in size. It’s insane.   Have you ever eaten any this large? Did they taste as good? ...