Summer Adventures Are GOLD! ~ $100 GC Giveaway

The days are longer, the nights are warmer and school is almost over!  Hooray!  It’s official.  Summer is right around the corner and it’s time to start making some of those plans that will make this summer one we will remember forever.  A tradition in this house?  The Summer Bucket List.  With the promise of […]

The War Against The Italian Washing Machine

Do you have any idea what’s going on here?  What those symbols or words might mean? Here’s a hint. The words are in Italian. It’s the dial on a washer/dryer combo in Italy! Now take whatever information you can glean from this “super easy to read dial” and do your worst.  I say your worst […]

Where To Stay At Hawks Cay Resort

I’ve recently returned from a whirlwild trip to Hawks Cay Resort in the Florida Keys. I enjoyed every moment from the warm welcome at reception, to exploring the many activities available right on site, to the endless dining opportunities.  One thing I wasn’t prepared for?  The sheer size of the resort and the variety of beautiful […]

New Year~ New Dreams ~ No Resolutions?

2016 has come to a close.  As with all families, we’ve had some blessed moments, some good days and some bad.  We’ve had moments that have taken our breath away.  A few tears and lots of laughter.  2016 has been an epic a year and I’m happy for every moment.   All those combined ups […]

No Shoes Required ~ Beaches Negril

Just miles and miles of white sandy beach.  Oh and yes that bright blue water.  No shoes required as you wander and explore.  No filter required when you take pictures of this little piece of paradise.  Where is this hidden jewel? At Beaches Negril Resort and Spa in Jamaica. If strolling the beach is a […]

Brave Up! Five Things You Need To Know Before You Go Ziplining

Are you looking for adventure?  Seeking a way to bond with your teens or your spouse?  Excited about the prospect of seeing the world from a different angle?  Maybe you love the outdoors, the fresh air, or just want to be the COOLEST parent ever.  If any of these apply you need to consider Ziptrek […]

Mont Tremblant : A Story To Tell

We’ve just returned from a whirlwind weekend in the mountains. Yes, the mountains! And I have so much to tell you. We kicked off our summer with a little adventure, a lot of fabulous food, and the very best thing of all, quality time with my family.  It was the best of what luxury family […]

On Dumb Ideas And Lofty Goals

Do you believe in the bucket list?  Creating a dream list of sorts, a map or list of goals you wish to accomplish before you “kick the bucket”?  Morbid or lofty, the bucket list is a popular idea!  Recently I stumbled across a bucket list challenge.  It lists some of the most common bucket list […]

5 Unique Ideas For Valentine’s Day

SassyHubby and I have been married for almost 20 years. Gulp, and we were together for years, and years before he put that ring on my finger. So as another Valentine’s Day rolls around so does the inevitable question; “What do you want to do for Valentine’s Day hun?“.  We have one soft rule around […]

Breakaway From The Ordinary With These Gifts! $200 Giveaway!

Dance Lessons, Kayaking Tours, Spa Days, Segway Tours or Flying Lessons.  Do you have a bucket list?  A list of dreams, a running list in your head of must do’s?  Or a growing list of things you are aching to try by yourself or someone you love?   I do, but where to start? How […]