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 […]

Insomnia Sucks. 10 Tricks To Help Fight The Beast.

Insomnia.  The struggle is real. Sometimes just a random occurrence, most often hits when there is a big meeting or a plane to catch the next day!  Why oh why does my body fight sleep when it needs it the most?  After years of battling periodic insomnia, tossing and turning until I’m a puddle 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 […]

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 […]

San Diego’s 7 Most Stunning Natural Wonders

With 2016 coming to a close it’s time to start dreaming and planning those trips for 2017 and beyond. One place that’s long been on our Travel Bucket List? San Diego. Here are 7 more reasons to take a trip to Cali. San Diego’s 7 most stunning natural wonders. With 70 miles of sparkling coastline […]