Building the Single Greatest Sand Castle Ever

This Labor Day weekend, we packed the whole family in the Odyssey and headed down to Point Pleasant Beach, NJ for a fun-in-the-sun getaway. Our friends have a beautiful beach house only a few blocks from the beach itself, and they were kind enough to let us stay with them. Free beach weekend with friends? Yes, please! I spent half the time riding the waves in the ocean. I just love doing that. It’s fun …

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Our Annual Family Trip to Woodloch Pines in the Poconos Rocked As Usual

This past weekend, my family packed up the car and headed to Hawley, Pennsylvania for a mini vacation. This marks the third year in a row that we visited Woodloch Pines with my wife’s entire family (her two sisters’ families and my in-laws). It’s basically four days of campy fun for eight adults and seven kids. Thankfully the weather was near perfect. It rained just once, on Monday for about half the day. But other …

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Why Every Daddy Blogger Should Attend BlogHer

Blog Her 12 Booth

I really shouldn’t be writing this. It’s only going to make things harder for me as a blogger moving forward. But the biggest thing I’ve learned about bloggers is that they love to share. Heck, it’s almost impossible not to want to share actually. Bloggers, on average, are just incredibly nice people. Last weekend, I attended BlogHer 12 in NYC. It was my first blogging conference so I had no idea what to expect. I …

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London Calling

Funny British Actor Red Hat

After college, I did the proverbial backpacking-through-Europe trip with my roommate Dave. (We tried like to mad to get our other buddy Keith to join us, but he came up with every lame excuse in the book, despite leading us on all year. And no, we’re not bitter or anything.) I loved it. It was one of the greatest things I’ve ever done in my life, especially since I doubt I’ll ever have a chance …

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