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 […]

The View From Here

There’s something to be said for a perfect ocean view. In the morning, the sun greets you as it makes it grand entrance over the turquoise blues. During the day; the sound of music and laughter floats up to your balcony from the pool below, begging you to hurry up and join in on the […]



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 […]

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 […]

Longest Winter Ever? WW

For me, finding a way to bask in the sun, keep your spirits up, and stay warm in the winter is a true challenge.  You have to rely on hats and all manner of winter wear to try and keep from freezing.  In the end, your  imagination  is your most powerful tool as you pretend […]

Fearful To Fierce! A True Adventure In Paradise

While on a trip to Puerto Vallarta I did some things out of my comfort zone.  Way, WAY out of my comfort zone. The day had started out rather like a fairy tale, we swam with dolphins and spoiled ourselves with some authentic Mexican cuisine.  Then our group of travel writers was presented with a […]

A Little Piece Of Yelapa, Puerto Vallarta

Have you ever heard of Yelapa?  Neither had I, and this is what is incredible about this sleepy fishing village near Puerto Vallarta and accessible only by boat.  In the blistering heat of June, we took off on an tour with Vallarta Adventures that lead us to the heart of this quaint fishing village.  Docking […]

CasaMagna Puerto Vallarta by Marriott Dining & Play

Located in the beautiful Marina Vallarta neighbourhood of Puerto Vallarta, the CasaMagna Puerto Vallarta Resort and Spa offers four world class dining options, a bar and deli, and a long list of luxury amenities.  Dining options abound and guests are invited to take advantage of either a  European plan or an all inclusive option, both […]

CasaMagna Marriot Puerto Vallarta Resort & Spa Review

I’ve just returned from a four day stay at the CasaMagna  Puerto Vallarta Resort and Spa by Marriott.  A mid size hotel set right on the beach, and a mere 7 minutes drive from the airport.  Nestled between the Sierra Madre Mountains and Banderas Bay, the CasaMagna Marriott Puerto Vallarta Resort & Spa proudly holds […]