Parenthood and Passports

Equal and Opposite Vacation Rule

We have a rule in our marriage. For every winter vacation, there must be an equal and opposite warm weather vacation. This is something we decided a long time ago while Damon and I were still dating. You see, my husband loves to ski and I, on the other hand, love sunshine, tank tops, and…

Playa del Carmen Mexico travel

Visiting vs. Experiencing a Country

I have a friend who always uses a travel agent to book her vacations. She wants to make sure she is staying at well-respected, well-known, usually all-inclusive hotels. She wants her excursions or tours prepaid and planned for her, and she doesn’t want the hassle of hailing a cab, riding a bus, or buying tickets…

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When We’re Not Traveling

Ah, the internet… A place where we can be who we want and reveal only what we want, and showcase our fabulous lives so all of our friends are jealous. That is the sole purpose of the world wide web, right? Seriously, just scroll through any Facebook feed and you will see perfect pictures of…

Parenthood and Passports - Hanging Bridges Costa Rica

Preventing the Zika Virus Naturally

A few weeks after I found out I was pregnant with our daughter, we were wheels down in the Dominican Republic. The trip was booked long before I even suspected pregnancy. (Truth be told, we weren’t trying to conceive. Our daughter is an oops baby, and the greatest oops that ever existed!) This was in…

Parenthood and Passports - Corbets Coulior

My husband’s crazy death wish

In a few weeks our little family heads out on another adventure. (Yay!) It’s the last trip we will take until summer. (Sigh.) We’re going to Jackson Hole, Wyoming, my husband’s favorite place on earth. And we are skiing, his favorite activity to do on earth. We’ve been to Jackson several times before, and each…

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Why We Don’t Travel in Spring

I used to love spring. It was my favorite time of year. The flowers bloom, the trees bud, temperatures warm up, and I can finally drink a margarita on a patio again. Ahh, spring. It was so beautiful in my 20s. Nowadays, I have an entirely different view of the spring season, mainly because I…

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