We love Hawaii. There is something truly special about it. And although I haven’t even seen half of it (yet), I don’t think there is any place better. From the moment you step off the airplane you get hit by the smell. I don’t know if it’s the humid air, the ocean, or all the… Read More Hawaii has a Special Place in my Heart
Disclosure: We received a discounted rate for our stay but remain objective and honest in our opinions. Our first week in Kauai we rented a condo in Poipu, but we knew we were staying a couple of nights at the Grand Hyatt in the second week so our curiosity made us drive by on one… Read More The Grand Hyatt, Kauai
Crescent beach could almost be categorized as its own town, not that they have all of the amenities to make it a town, but they definitely have their own unique community and identity. Located west coast of South Surrey, there is only one access road in and out of this little community. There are a… Read More Crescent Beach, Surrey B.C.
The kids had a blast at this rugged playground that is built into the natural landscape and includes a stunning water view location where you can watch the planes taking off at the airport. A spacious park with tons of picnic tables, walking and biking trails, a 75 foot high slide, zip lines, and more.… Read More Playground built into nature – enjoy this picturesque location with the whole family
As a general rule we don’t do crowds. We are the last family you will ever see at the *insert any holiday here* celebration that the City is putting on. They are too busy and you have to pay for every little activity you, or your kids, want to participate in for 30 seconds. By… Read More An amusement park that kids (and parents) will love
As a huge country music fan I am just awaiting the day when I get to visit Nashville, I seriously can’t wait. One of my mom blog friends from Nashville has graciously provided us with the local’s guide to Nashville and I’m so grateful. Megan Whitaker is a former Registered Nurse turned hippie mom and… Read More A Native Mom’s Nashville Travel Guide
This summer we haven’t had the opportunity to take much vacation time so we decided we needed to do more day trips. Today was our first big day trip and after reaching our destination, which was about an hour long drive, it only took my husband about 30 minutes to say he was in holiday… Read More Spectacular day trip to Deception Pass
If you’ve been to Maui you know there are many great snorkel spots. You’ve probably seen the beautiful array of colorful fish among the reefs and maybe even a sea turtle. When we visited Maui I had never been snorkeling before. I couldn’t believe how amazing it was to see the reefs with all the… Read More Incredible Snorkeling in Maui
We were on the hunt for a good surfing spot, after moving too far from Tofino we had left our surfing hobby behind and I know my husband was really missing it. He loves the ocean, his only requirement when we had to move to be closer to my work, was that we needed to… Read More Looking for a semi-local surf spot?!
Costa Rica is a beautiful country. I would travel there again in a heartbeat. We actually met many North American people who own real estate there and go back every year. When travelling anywhere it’s always good to read a few a “know before you go” lists. Costa Rica is still a third-world country and… Read More Things to know before you go to Costa Rica