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September 27, 2018

 We wanted an opportunity to see a large part of Bogotá Colombia and because it is a city with 8 million people the best thing to do is to try and see as much ground on bicycle as possible because on foot you probably won’t be able to cover very much. We looked up a fe...

September 23, 2018

I was recently watching an episode of Bachelor in Paradise(don’t judge me) and one of the couples went on a day date where they took an ATV out into the jungle. The whole thing looked VERY familiar. When they got to the swimming hole I realized that it was because we t...

September 20, 2018

If you’re traveling to the Cancun, Riviera Maya area of Mexico with kids I highly recommend spending a later afternoon and evening on the Jolly Roger. The experience begins when you check in to the harbor and you are assigned your own “personal pirate”. This individual...

September 17, 2018

Day 8: I decided to step on the scale for the first time in about four months. I don’t weigh myself often because I know the results will not be what I want so why put myself through that unnecessary guilt?  However, I have been feeling a little lighter and my clothes...

September 15, 2018

Grand Princess

10 Night Mexican Riviera Cruise

Packing Essentials List 

Boat Details:

The ship itself was built in 1998 and can accommodate up to 3,100 passengers as well as 1,100 crewmembers. It was renovated in 2011 to add an atrium, more suites, new restaurants, and a w...

September 14, 2018

Getting to Puerto Vallarta:

The airport has direct flights to many destinations in the United States but sometimes those flights get in around the same time and can lead to some major crowding at the airport. We were told that during holiday times such as Christmas and...

September 14, 2018

A Whole30 Journey:

A need to get back on track after traveling.

The Back Story:

I used to call it my 2015/16 stress weight… until it persisted into 2017… and 2018. At that point I needed to take a long hard look at the last three years and what got me to the point that I...

September 13, 2018

Why should you plan a destination wedding?

The reason I love destination weddings so much is not just because of the beautiful scenery that you can get if you get married on the beach or somewhere super picturesque, but I love the fact that if everyone is flying to this...

September 11, 2018

Oktoberfest With Kids

Can it be done?

The answer is a resounding yes!

Some people think that life is over when you have kids or that the only fun things you can do with kids involve theme parks and/or germ infested places with ball pits and bounce houses. Now, don’t get m...

September 9, 2018

Recently I flew with my family to Colombia for a vacation. We flew from San Francisco, CA to Panama City, Panama on an overnight flight and then took a smaller plan on a second quick flight to Bogota, Colombia. We decided to fly Copa Airlines because they had a nonstop...

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