Oh Christmas, Oh Winter!

November 28, 2018

As we prepared, celebrated, and recovered - Thanksgiving has come and gone.  The holiday spirit is in the air and we are all focused on Christmas.

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Travel, Patch Please!

November 20, 2018

It’s official, you are halfway through your longest flight and that much closer to your destination.  Why is it at this point, we always become restless, there is not enough space to stretch, and can we seriously not get some more fresh air in here?

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Part Six: The Voyagers Final Day…

November 14, 2018

As we awoke in a dark room, separation of the shades revealed a warm and welcoming sun.  We returned to our beloved French bakery.  After our relaxing breakfast was complete, we had one errand we had to see to before our final day out on the town. 

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Part Five: The Voyagers Discover Soho, Chinatown, Ground Zero, and Grand Central Station…

November 07, 2018

The morning sun rose and the car horns could be heard, sleep could only prevail for a short while.  Although awake, exhaustion still loomed.  There was only one solution, coffee (I bet you’re starting to see a pattern)!

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Part Four: The Voyagers Take on the Event…

October 31, 2018

As the familiar sound of my alarm startled me awake, the morning bathroom beautifying march began.  This was it, good or bad, the day had arrived and we would get through it - together.

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Part Three: The Voyagers Explore New Land…

October 25, 2018

The morning light and car horns came swiftly.  Even a room located near the top of the hotel is not immune to such sounds.  As the buildings rise towards the sun, the sounds reverberate until at last they reach the open sky.  Nonetheless, the power of sleep held us captive until midday.

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Part Two: The Voyagers Are Not Out of the Woods Yet…

October 17, 2018

The delay, the luggage, the cab, ah but yes, the skyline of New York!  As we make our way across the bridge and start to weave our way through the maze of skyscrapers that Manhattan is known for, we all release a deep breath.  We are mere minutes away from our hotel and the tantalizing thought of getting a shower and going to bed is dancing in each of our heads.  

 

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Part One: The Voyagers Departure to…

October 10, 2018

At last we have arrived!  With all of our luggage in hand, we make our way out of the airport and into a cab.  As the cab winds and curves, we can finally see it, the skyline of New York!

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Autumn, My Love....

September 26, 2018

The wind gusts by, cool and crisp, autumn is in the air.  All around are shades of red, orange, and yellow. The smell of pumpkin and cinnamon sugar drafts by as the friendly chatter is periodically interrupted by rustling leaves.  It is an early morning up on the bluff. This is no ordinary bluff.  This bluff and I go as far back as my early childhood memories.  From pumpkin picking, caramel apples, tractor rides, and corn mazes - the fall harvest festival has begun.

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How to Thrive During Cold Season

September 26, 2018

After all the time, effort, and excitement that goes into planning a vacation, what could be worse than getting sick?  Yes, yes, I know, there are worse things that could happen, such as natural disasters, but I am referring to a more personalized experience that effects just you or your travel companions.

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Friends, Bavarian-Styled Mountain Village, Wine Not?

September 13, 2018

For those who are unfamiliar with Leavenworth, WA I strongly encourage you to look into the town.  The town is styled as a Bavarian village in the Cascade mountains.  It is a great step away from everyday life with a plethora of activities.  For those who are not wine enthusiasts, it’s ok, there are several local breweries.  

 

 

 

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Goodbye Summer, Hello Gorgeous!

September 06, 2018

It is official!  The kids are back in school and summer is rapidly fading.  After all the hard work, it is time for all Moms out there to go and pamper themselves!  

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