Being with my husband again–beyond compare.  Proximity to the ocean–yeah that’s pretty damn awesome.  Ability to catch my own dinner–very cool.  A stellar public school with an average class size of SIX and most of those six are sweet as pie–amazing.  But wait, before I start to sound like a Mastercard commercial, there’s one more reason that living in LBI is so wonderful–perhaps the best reason of all:


Thank you Grandma and PopPop, for letting us squat here for now.  There are so many reasons to be grateful to you for such generosity, but I think the biggest reason is this:  you’ve given us our family back. 

(and incase you’re wondering about the end result of this lesson in baking, I give you this to envy as well: