A Not So Daily Dose of Daisy
Master of living a random, unpredictable life.
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A few days ago our friend Barbie called from Austin and told me that she is headed down to the beach for a couple of days. After talking to JP we decided it would be fun to meet her down there. We spent two awesome days on the Gulf of Mexico. We always love the beach. 

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Have you ever been to Puerto Rico? JP and I spent a few days in San Juan and loved it. Although we never really left the hotel we still had a blast. The last few days looked something like this. We spent a lot of time on the beach. When we weren’t on the beach […]

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JP and I had a day or two to kill so we drove down to the coast to soak up some rays. As usual we picked up some food from our favorite place before we hit the beach. I love this man. I love the beach. Life was pretty perfect. Doesn’t he look comfortable? The […]


When you stop blogging for a while it is amazingly hard to catch back up. I looked through our May memories and this is what I came up with. Sorry if this page takes longer than normal to load but it will be worth it. This is our month in .gif files! We spend a lot […]

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I have declared this year as the Summer of Strapless. Over the last few weeks I have gotten my first suntan of the season and I realized something. I am wearing a strapless wedding dress in the fall. STRAPLESS! This means that I have about six months to get rid of those tan lines on […]


It was my birthday yesterday and my wish was to go to the beach. So yesterday morning we packed up the truck. The hardest decision I had to make was what sunglasses to wear. Then we hit the highway and headed to the Gulf of Mexico. Once we hit Corpus Christi we dropped by Justin […]

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A few months ago my good friend Angela moved from Florida to North Carolina. I have wanted to go visit her in North Carolina but I haven’t had any free time lately. When I finally had a couple of days free she told me she was gonna be home in Florida that weekend… what would […]

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After having a silly warm day yesterday and looking at the forecast for the Gulf of Mexico can you guess what we did today? That’s right we woke up and packed for the beach. This is the our first trip to the Gulf this year and also the earliest in the year that we have […]

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This morning JP, Lily and I packed up the truck and drove down to the beach. It might not be the best beach on earth but we still love the Gulf of Mexico. It takes us less than two hours to drive there and we have everything that we could need like sun, sand, water, […]

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This morning I dropped JP off at his meeting and I headed out for a few hours of adventure. What would you do in Norwalk, CT if you have about 4 hours to kill? I don’t know about you… but I would go to the beach. And that is exactly what I did. Calf Pasture […]

Checking out the beach.

Today JP, Lily and I took a day trip down to the Gulf of Mexico. There are lots of different beaches to choose from but we always go to Whitecap Beach because it tends to be less crowded than the other beaches. When we started going to this beach a few years ago we made […]

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This morning Lily and I drove to Wilsonville, OR to pick up my niece Laura and her two kids. Then we all headed out for the long drive to the Pacific Ocean. The only two beach towns that I have been to in Oregon are Seaside and Cannon Beach. Everyone wanted to see Haystack Rock […]

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Since JP doesn’t fly out to St Louis until tomorrow we packed up the truck and headed down to Corpus Christi for a beach day. It was rainy in San Antonio when we left but the forecast down on the Gulf was looking good for the afternoon. Look who fell asleep in the back seat. […]

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My niece Sofia is my favorite person to sidewalk chalk with.

This is what it looks like when I am armed with a camera and spending 5 days in Michigan. I have excellent family and friends. Thank you to everyone for making these memories with me. If you click on the pictures they will get bigger. And here are a some of the gif’s that picasa […]

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This morning when I woke up in Corpus Christi my plan was to head to the Gulf of Mexico. I have never driven my car on the beach so it made me a bit nervous. Before I headed out to the island I stopped by a tire store and asked them to check my tire […]

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Last night when we were laying in bed Lily asked me if we can go for a walk on the beach right when we wake up. I told her that we can go for an early morning walk as long as we pick up at least one bag full of trash along the way. Last […]

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Ready for our walk

Before bed we went back down to the beach with our flashlight to see if we could find any cool seashells. I am not sure what it is about walking on the beach at night but we love it. Lily said she wanted me to do a post about the weird stuff we find on […]

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Since Lily has the week off of school we wanted to take advantage of the time we have. Her dad dropped her off around 9:00 am and by 9:15 am we had the car packed and we were rolling down the driveway. I told her as we were packing that if it didn’t fit in […]

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Today we woke up and drank coffee. Jet didn’t seemed to interested in my BofC. Then we played with the horses for a little while. And headed to the beach! The Atlantic Ocean in Satellite Beach!! Angela was chillin. I ate the world’s best rice bowl in the world. And drew JP’s name in the […]

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I almost got attacked by a bucket!

One of our favorite things to do when we have a long weekend is to head down to the Gulf of Mexico and spend some time in the sand. Lily was with her dad for the holiday weekend so this is the first time we have ever gone without bringing someone else along. It turned […]

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JP had to work today so Lily and I took off on an adventure of our own. Destination? The Pacific Ocean! To be more exact we were headed to Cannon Beach, OR so that I could show Lily the famed Haystack Rock. If you are a fan of the Goonies movie you should remember this […]