Take Care

Take Care

I take care of things…  I help with homework and organize carpools and schedule the plumber but not at the same time as the ortho or PT or allergy shots or practice.  I do piles and piles of laundry.  I research the best vitamins and find live music for...
Packing Bags

Packing Bags

Packing Intro Our first couple of family vacations were admittedly a learning experience of epic proportions and involved an exhausting game of tetris at each stop.  We brought stuff we didn’t need, forgot things we had at home, and there was even one delightful...
Pick a Place and Plan the Trip

Pick a Place and Plan the Trip

Pick a Place and Plan a Trip! On a recent trip, we were listening to a guy playing acoustic guitar at a tiny bar.  It was chilly, we had done a bunch of hiking, were sipping whiskey, and between sets, we struck up  conversation with the people next to us (let me start...
Meals

Meals

Travel Meals Intro Rumor has it that some people forget to eat meals.  Those are probably the same people who work-out as “me time” and look forward to their yearly cleanse.  I personally know people like that (don’t worry, I won’t put your...
Lodging & Accommodations

Lodging & Accommodations

Lodging Intro My sister and I look similar but we are literally night and day on so many things.  For example, that girl LOVES a true vacation.  It pretty much isn’t worth it to her unless she is staying somewhere nicer than her house.  AND I TOTALLY GET THAT!...
Plan Ahead for Travel

Plan Ahead for Travel

Plan Ahead In my day job, I organize details, plan procedures, and I LOVE it!  But I know not everyone is a planner, some people don’t even like spreadsheets (GASP!)  Not to be too mellow-dramatic, but planning ahead can make or break even the smallest trip....