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Carnival Glory Cruise:Day 2 & 3

Today we’re continuing more cruise posts. If you missed my post about day 0 & 1, read that here>>>Carnival Glory Day 0 & 1 Day 2 & 3 of our cruise were days at sea. I probably won’t write about all the sea days. Sometimes trying to figure out how to structure these cruise posts …

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Carnival Glory Cruise:Day 0 & 1

Today I’m finally starting to share about our Back to Back cruises. Actually this first post is about us driving down to New Orleans and the day we got on the ship. We left around 1pm after an Eagle Court of Honor ceremony. We stopped at Conecuh headquarters for Cajun sausage dogs down in Evergreen, …

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Jefferson City & St. Charles, Missouri

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 …

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Topeka & Lawrence, Kansas Highlights

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 …

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Kansas City, MO

Hello, y’all! Today we’re continuing with another travel post from our St. Louis trip. After spending 5 days in St. Louis, mainly while Rob was attending a conference, we were ready to explore some other nearby cities. In the last travel post, you can see we basically ate our way through St. Louis and then …

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Mizzou

On our way to Kansas City, we stopped in Columbia, MO to see Mizzou (University of Missouri). Funny enough, my school, Auburn just played Mizzou this last weekend in football. I was there to see these 2 terrible teams play and at the end it was a calamity of errors that ended up going into …

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St. Louis Trip::Day 5

Today I’m sharing about our last full day in St. Louis. At this point in the trip, Rob was done with his conference. We had a few hours in St. Louis before we ubered to the rental car place so that we could go explore some other areas. That morning we had tickets to ride …

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St. Louis Trip::Clydesdale VIP Tour [Day 4]

Today I’m sharing another adventure while we were in St. Louis. We took an uber over to the Budweiser Brewery for the Clydesdale VIP Tour. When you get there you check in at the counter and then you can hang out in the display area and look and read about the history of the company …

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St. Louis Trip::Day 3

I am continuing to share about our St. Louis trip today. I ubered over to the Missouri Botanical Gardens. I was honestly just scared to take public transportation. I’m sure I would have been fine since it was daytime, but I still decided to Uber. I am really into gardening and flowers and I knew …

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St. Louis Trip::Day 2

Today we’re continuing with our travel posts from St. Louis. In case you missed St. Louis post #1>>>St. Louis Trip Day 1 The 2nd day, Rob headed out to his conference. I lingered in the hotel room trying to figure out what exactly I was going to do that day. I decided to explore the …

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St. Louis Trip::Day 1

Rob had a conference he was presenting at, as well as attending in St. Louis back in April. I’ve never been, so I decided to tag along to take full advantage of the paid for hotel room. He had to be there Sunday evening for a meet and greet and since Alex had prom the …

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4th of July Trip 2022

Today I’m sharing with you our trip to the mountains for the 4th of July this year. We stayed about 3 miles north of the GA/NC border. Here’s a link to the cabin we stayed at >>> Evolve Vacation Rentals. Here are the highlights of our trip. Here the boys are on the ground level …

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Carnival Horizon 2022 – Little Havana and more

Today is the last Carnival Horizon post! This post is covering the day we got off the ship and what we did afterwards. Disembarkation day is never fun, but it really seemed to go better this time. The day before we picked up luggage tags. If memory serves there is an early group and later …

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Carnival Horizon 2022 – Amber Cove

Hey yall! Back for another cruise post. Today I’m sharing our time in Amber Cover the Carnival port near Puerta Plata, Dominican Republic. When we arrived in Amber Cove, Dominican Republic, Rob and I headed to find our tour guide. We had booked The Best of Puerta Plata excursion. This is a tour that drives …

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Carnival Horizon 2022 – La Romana

Here’s probably my favorite day off the Carnival Horizon. The day we were in La Romana, Dominican Republic we got there around a 11, so we had time in the morning to go to ‘sit down’ breakfast. It was nice to not have to get up super early and just be able to go a …

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Carnival Horizon 2022 – Day in Bonaire

I really hope you’re enjoying all these cruise posts. Travel posts do take quite a long time to put together, but I love having them to look back on and remember our time. Today I’m sharing about our day in Bonaire. Views from our ship as we wait to get the all clear 12°8’53.34″ N …

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Carnival Horizon 2022 – Afternoon in Aruba

Today I’m sharing my final post about Aruba for this cruise and there is still a lot to cover so its gonna be long. 🙂 After leaving Arikok National Park, it was time to plug my phone into the radio so we could follow along with the app I had purchased and listen to descriptions …

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Carnival Horizon 2022 – Arikok National Park

Who knew I’d be writing so many posts about Aruba, but I really just think breaking our day down into smaller chunks make for better posts. I hope you agree! So today I’m sharing about the time we spent in Arikok National Park, Aruba. We came through the SouthEast entrance Vader Piet. 12°27’58.122″ N 69°53’33.612″ …

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Carnival Horizon 2022 – Pet Cemetery on Aruba Beach

I’m continuing on with details of our day in Aruba. After leaving our lunch spot, we passed Baby Beach. 12°24’55.848″ N 69°52’57.264″ W Not too far from there as we continued along the coast we happened across a huge Pet Cemetery. Around 1924, Lago Oil & Transport Co. was building Lago Colony now known as …

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Carnival Horizon 2022 – Lunch in Aruba

We ended up stopping for lunch at the Rum Reef Bar & Grill. (On Google Maps) This is a modern, clean building located on Baby Beach with beautiful views as well as an infinity pool. View from our table. Rob’s step dad, David, ordered the Monkey Juice (Dark Rum, White Rum, Crème de Banana, ½ …

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