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Texas Trip 2024 – Part 1

By | June 13, 2024

Today I’m sharing about the first part of our recent Texas Trip. Rob had a conference in Allen, TX in April and we had planned to fly there. In fact we had plane tickets already. Then after having my surgery and as the trip got closer, we decided it would be better to drive. We… Read More »

Carnival Mardi Gras 2023 – Day 6 Grand Turk

By | February 10, 2024

Here we are for our last Carnival Mardi Gras 2023 cruise port post. I may do 1 more post to wrap it all up. Anyway, our last port of call was in Grand Turk. That morning we were up super early, so that we could scarf down some breakfast right when they opened at 6:30am… Read More »

Carnival Mardi Gras 2023 – Day 5 Amber Cove, DR

By | February 2, 2024

We’re continuing our Christmas Cruise posts. Today I’m sharing about our time in the Dominican Republic, which is one of Rob’s and my favorite ports. Carnival docks at their port called Amber Cove, but the nearest ‘real’ town in Puerta Plata. That morning we had breakfast in formal dining and then met up with the… Read More »

Carnival Mardi Gras 2023 – Day 4 San Juan, PR

By | January 25, 2024

If you missed the 1st two posts from our Cruise, you can check those out there: Day 0 & 1 Day 2 & 3 Day 4 of our cruise on the Carnival Mardi Gras was in San Juan, Puerto Rico. We got off the ship after eating breakfast at the Pig & Anchor. It was… Read More »

Carnival Mardi Gras 2023 – Day 2 & 3

By | January 21, 2024

Day 2 and 3 on our cruise were both days at sea. If you missed the 1st post from this cruise, it’s here>>>>Carnival Mardi Gras 2023 – Day 0 & 1 The weather surrounding us was making for some very windy, rough seas. Luckily none of were feeling sick. It just meant the Lido and… Read More »

Carnival Mardi Gras 2023 – Day 0 & 1

By | January 19, 2024

Last fall Rob and I were entertaining the idea of a trip around Christmas. I mean we get 2 weeks off at Christmas and we knew Alex never got to go on a cruise since the one we cancelled. We ended up choosing one and pitching it to Alex and his girlfriend, Madison. They were… Read More »

Carnival Glory:Day 13 & 14:Days at Sea

By | June 10, 2023

Finally posting about our last 2 days on our back to back cruise on the Carnival Glory. As our ship made its way back over to New Orleans, we just did lot of relaxing. And eating… Enjoying our last days of not having to cook! We wanted to go play mini-golf. However, the ship’s shipment… Read More »

Carnival Glory:Day 11:Freeport

By | May 5, 2023

Today I’m reminiscing about our day in Freeport during the 2nd half of our back to back cruise on the Carnival Glory. Freeport is the main city on Grand Bahamas, which is an island off the coast of Florida. Those who will be travelling to the Bahamas should also Visit Pig Island to make your… Read More »

Carnival Glory:Day 7 & 8:New Orleans

By | March 12, 2023

Now that we’re done with the bulk of the wedding posts, I thought we could jump back into another Cruise post, because yeah, I’m still sharing about this epic trip! One day, I’ll get caught up! If you missed the last cruise post, here it is> Day 6 Cozumel. Day 7 was a day at… Read More »

Carnival Glory:Day 5:Grand Cayman

By | January 19, 2023

Writing about a 2 week vacation is daunting! Especially when you’re trying to do it 6 months after the fact. Luckily I have a few notes from each day jaunted down during the trip to help me remember some of the details. Let’s jump into Day 4 of our Back to Back Cruise on the… Read More »

Travel Summary 2022

By | December 30, 2022

We did a good amount of traveling this year. I included all the vacations and travels for whatever reason. January Rob and Alex went on the Annual Boy Scout Ski trip in Gatlinburg, TN February Rob, Alex, and I attended the Annual Winter Youth Retreat. I decided that since Alex graduated and will no longer… Read More »

Carnival Glory:Day 4:Montego Bay

By | December 22, 2022

Here we are for another cruise post. This is our first day in port. Our first time in Montego Bay, Jamaica. Kind of crazy all the cruises we’ve been on and this was our first time in Jamaica. We ended up booking Off-Road Safari excursion through Carnival. The description says, “Begin in a 4×4 safari… Read More »

Jefferson City & St. Charles, Missouri

By | October 29, 2022

Hey yall! Here we are again for another travel post. This will be my final post for our St. Louis and beyond trip. In case you missed other posts from this trip, they’re listed here: Missouri/Kansas Trip Jefferson City, MO The sky looked crazy when we arrived at the hotel that evening. After we checked… Read More »

Topeka & Lawrence, Kansas Highlights

By | October 28, 2022

Hey yall! Here we are again for another travel post. In case you missed other posts from this trip, they’re listed here: Missouri/Kansas Trip After getting up in Kansas City, our next plan of action was to continue driving. Entering the state of Kansas Topeka, KS Our first stop was in downtown Topeka. The rotunda… Read More »