Joshua Tree in 2 days
I just recently came back from a quick trip to Joshua Tree National Park and thought it would be best to put down my thoughts and experiences from the trip.
National Parks 17 days April 2022
Bear with me, this is going to be a long one. We just got back from a trip we have been talking about for probably 20 years or more. The plan was to go to as many of the bucket places as we could for as cheap as possible. I know I know, that's everyone's goal, but we did manage to get 17 nights with just $445 for our lodging.
This post will talk about the details of the trip, where we stayed, what we did, as well as what we liked or what we would have done differently had we known. So ...
Family vacation at Cozumel Palace Resort
Beautiful blue green ocean right off the resort
In February 2019, we took a family trip to Cozumel and stayed at the Cozumel Palace Resort. As far as Palace resorts go, a lot of people think it's small and automatically dismisses it since they think of the Moon Palace in Cancun and worry that there won't be enough to do or see. I hope to show you that this is a wonderful resort and worth going and spending time with your family.
Getting to Cozumel
First things first, Cozumel is an ...
Luxurious Vacation to Leblanc Los Cabos
I just want to start by saying this is by far the best couple vacation I've ever been on in my life. Close to the best vacation ever, but it is hard to say that since I have had some wonderful memories of vacations with my husband and son and I don't want to minimize the family time and fun we've had on those types of vacations. The reality is, this resort just blew my mind at how thoughtful and considerate they were with their service.
For information on how to book your Leblanc or ...
The Nitty Gritty… Palace and Leblanc Resorts
For anyone traveling to Mexico, you cannot beat the Palace All Inclusive resorts. This article is to help you understand how to book through a member. I AM NOT A MEMBER. I don't plan to become a member and I book only through other members and still get the benefits of membership without the added costs and commitments.
List of Palace resorts
The Grand Moon Palace (Cancun) - Family friendly, higher end rooms, more expensive, has access to Nizuc and SunriseMoon Palace Nizuc (Cancun) - ...
Happy New Year!
It's been quite a year... I hope your 2019 was a happy one. Have a Happy New Year 2020!
It’s been a while… time to get Cookin’!
Sorry I have been so silent, but life has been busy. I think it's starting to slow down, so I'm back in the kitchen and starting to work on some new recipes (or writing up some old ones).
The Art of the Cheese Plate: A simple approach
When having a party, a cheese plate is a wonderful appetizer that will generally become a focal point with people gathered around chatting. Making a cheese plate doesn't need to be fancy, but here's some things to think about when creating your work of art.