Please stop what you’re doing and check your passports, ASAP!

This morning ABC News reported that the State Department has shut down it's online passport appointment system to prevent scammers from grabbing and selling highly coveted appointment times on the black market amidst an unprecedented backlog. Sounds like a tall tale right? I assure you, its not. Now you must call in for an appointment… Continue reading Please stop what you’re doing and check your passports, ASAP!

5 Days in Seattle {Where to Stay}

For our adult getaway, we stayed at The Westin Seattle. This iconic hotel features twin circular towers bridged by the common areas at the base. It is ideally located in the downtown area, within walking distance of many of the major attractions. With Seattle being one of the most walkable cities in the country, location… Continue reading 5 Days in Seattle {Where to Stay}

The Complete Guide to Traveling with Teens & Tweens

My kiddos are at that age where they want to be treated like young adults, but can still throw tantrums like toddlers. Any other mamas out there appreciate what I'm referring to? It baffles me that one day they can't get enough hugs and kisses, and other days I'm lava. I get it. It's a… Continue reading The Complete Guide to Traveling with Teens & Tweens

Islands That Don’t Require Testing To Return Home

Again, I'm sharing my 3-part email series from my February newsletter. Part One addressed How Caribbean Resorts are Reacting to the Testing Requirements. Let's dive in to Part Two, which focuses on islands that don't require a test to return home. But first, check out the sunset at this St. Thomas resort. How often have… Continue reading Islands That Don’t Require Testing To Return Home

How Caribbean Resorts Are Reacting To The Testing Requirements

Happy Hump Day! Back in February, I received a lot feedback about my 3-part email newsletter. Since the information is still relevant, I thought I'd convert them to blog posts. Today I'm sharing part one. Over the last few weeks, I've received a ton of questions regarding mandatory COVID testing per CDC guidelines and how that affects… Continue reading How Caribbean Resorts Are Reacting To The Testing Requirements