Surprise after Sunrise: Stumbling Upon The Marble Church in the north of Wales

After finishing up our exploration of Whitby, we made the 4.5 hour drive to North Wales, stopping briefly to explore the beautiful town of York. Having enjoyed a wonderful welcome to Wales by way of Betws-y-coed, I was now looking forward to a glorious afternoon spent discovering the city of Chester- famous for good shopping among a many other thing.

Before heading out however, I decided to stretch my legs and sneak out for a run, leaving the baby in capable hands while I escaped for a breath of fresh air. Given how much I love exploring a new town on foot, I thought this would be the perfect time to see whatever was attached to the steeple I could see from the road on the way in.


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Exploring the seaside town of Whitby, North Yorkshire


In the county of North Yorkshire, travelers can find the small town of Whitby. An old seaside resort town made popular when family holidays meant trips to the nearest beach, residents are the first to tell you that little has changed over the course last hundred years – and that’s just the way they like it.

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For Now, For Always, Forever Daddy’s Little Girl

IMG_20140521_145912When I found out I was pregnant, I immediately started praying for a girl. Well, I would have, if I prayed. But I did start wishing really, really hard and in the end, my wish came true. On September 16th, our little Luna was born and since then, I have spent twelve hours a day being at her complete beck and call. I feed her, I change her, I dress her, I soothe her, I bathe her, and I play with her, yet the moment my husband walks through the door, it’s as if I was never there.

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