Thanksgiving in Washington, DC Day One: Arlington National Cemetery, National Portrait Gallery

If you've been a reader for a few years, you may remember that our Thanksgiving tradition is to take a family trip. Washington, DC has been on our radar for a while. However, we wanted to wait until the kids were old enough to have learned a little about American History in school, and appreciate… Continue reading Thanksgiving in Washington, DC Day One: Arlington National Cemetery, National Portrait Gallery

Complete Guide to Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party

Every time I sat down to write this post, I had serious computer issues. Including today when I lost all my data... twice! Nevertheless, as we approach Halloween in a few weeks, I believe it will still be an entertaining read. We were at Disney at the end of August and attended the Mickey's Not… Continue reading Complete Guide to Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party

Five Takeaways from a Disney Cruise

The Disney Dream docked in Castaway Cay Today I want to share a few things with you after cruising with Disney. They are insights from an agent and vacationer point of view. The attention to detail is nothing less than stellar. From the shortest boarding times I’ve ever seen to exquisite decor and excellent customer… Continue reading Five Takeaways from a Disney Cruise

Shhhh… don’t tell the kids we’re going on a Disney cruise!

My title gave it away, but I'm so excited I'm going to type it again... We're going on a Disney cruise!!! A few months ago, while researching Spring Break rates for a potential client, I came across a deal for a three-night cruise that was just too good to pass up. That it falls the… Continue reading Shhhh… don’t tell the kids we’re going on a Disney cruise!

Royal Caribbean Adventure of the Seas Days 7 & 8 – Sea Days

There were still so many things we wanted to do on board Royal Caribbean's Adventure of the Seas, we were looking forward to two sea days. First up, The Perfect Storm - three stories of twists and turns to the bottom of dual-racer slides Typhoon and Cyclone. This was by far Stinky and Blinky's favorite,… Continue reading Royal Caribbean Adventure of the Seas Days 7 & 8 – Sea Days

Royal Caribbean Adventure of the Seas Day 6 – St. Kitts & Mt. Liamuiga

Climb the mountain not to plant your flag, but to embrace the challenge, enjoy the air and behold the view. Climb it so that you can see the world, not so the world can see you.David McCullough Jr. The DH and I saw the Mt. Liamuiga hike months ago when we began looking at excursions.… Continue reading Royal Caribbean Adventure of the Seas Day 6 – St. Kitts & Mt. Liamuiga

Royal Caribbean Adventure of the Seas Day 5 – St. Martin and Maho Beach

Aren't you proud of my four posts in a row? I had every intention of keeping the momentum going for all eight days, but then life happened. Anyway, I'm back today with a recap of Day 5. After a wonderful day in Puerto Rico, we woke up the next morning in St. Martin. It was… Continue reading Royal Caribbean Adventure of the Seas Day 5 – St. Martin and Maho Beach