Cancun ~ Party of 10?

Recently I had the opportunity to leave the snow, slush and frigid temperatures behind and jet off to the sunshine and glorious heat of Mexico.  My task?  Spend a sun filled week in Cancun Mexico with a group of 8 teenagers who were looking to make some memories on their Spring Break.  How do you […]



0savesSave I am WAY over packed, the house sitter is tucked in safe and sound with her list of instructions for the house, the dog, and the cat.  You get the idea.  I like me some lists.  The family and I and oh SIX extra teenagers are jetting off to grab us some of that […]

The Ultimate Travelling Packing List!

Very, VERY soon I will be jumping on a plane with my family and a group ….yes a GROUP of excited teenagers.  In total, we will be a party of 10!  I shall go down in history as either the coolest Mama ever, (because what kind of crazy person agrees to travel on one of […]

Where To Travel In 2017 ~ St Maarten!

Second in the our series of posts highlighting our top choices for travel this year we bring you St Maarten! This small Caribbean island is located towards the north of the Lesser Antilles, enjoys tropical breezes and a truly unique geographically history.  Searching for a romantic getaway, an island with a fun and fabulous night […]

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 […]

When Was Your First Time?

I’m in the middle of preparing for something kind of exciting.  A little out of the ordinary?  I’m headed to Cancun Mexico with…. my Hubby, my daughters and oh SIX of their closest friends.  Yup. six.  We will be a party of 10.  Am I crazy?  Maybe.  I’m destined to go down in history as […]

10 Things NOT To Pack For Your Caribbean Vacation

I am a self admitted overpacker. Inevitably when I return home I unpack dresses I haven’t worn, T-shirts that went from suitcase to hanger and back without ever seeing the light of day, even extra bathing suit cover-ups.  Why do I have room for all these extra clothes?  Because on the rare occasion that I’m […]

Where To Travel In 2017 ~ Venice

  The backdrop to countless movies, the romantic setting to an endless number of books and a first in my series of top picks for where you should travel in 2017; Venice. Venice Italy, one of the most romantic cities in the world, has something to offer everyone. Whether you are traveling alone, as a […]

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 […]

A Tour Of Hawks Cay Resort

Just waiting to be discovered in the middle of the Florida Keys on Duck Key, lies Hawks Cay Resort .  A tranquil, family friendly paradise a short two hour drive from the Miami International Airport. When you arrive you are immediately immersed in that laid back island vibe.  Surrounded by attentive staff, palm trees, calming decor and acres […]