• Europe,  Travel

    Malaga, Spain

    Okay, now we’re going to get into the good stuff about our honeymoon cruise. If you missed the nitty gritty about what it means to win a honeymoon check that out here. To recap, we won a cruise that left from Malaga, Spain and ended in the Canary Islands on a sail powered cruise line. I’m going to break our…

  • Toddler Life,  Travel

    Flying with a (not so) lap infant

    So we recently tackled a major travel journey with our almost 2 year old. We flew to Mexico. With Oliver. As a lap infant. Meaning he didn’t have his own seat on the plane, he was just on our laps. Just like it sounds right? We had done this once before with Oliver, when he was 3 months old. No…

  • Caribbean,  Mexico,  North America,  Travel

    Mexico for Christmas

    This year we did Christmas a little different. Mauricio and I had talked about it many times before, but this year we actually gifted ourselves a vacation for Christmas. We had two invitations to go to the same area on the same week in Mexico, the week before Christmas. My best friend graduated nursing school and booked a vacation in…

  • Travel

    Winning a Honeymoon

    Four years ago when Mauricio and I got engaged and started wedding planning the most amazing thing happened and we won a honeymoon! Here’s how that went down. I was all over the internet looking at wedding ideas and such, as many newly engaged people are,  and I found weddingvibe.com. This site was chock full of giveaways. Everything from personalized…

  • Lifestyle,  Toddler Life,  Travel

    Road Trip/Lagoon

    Okay everyone. I know it’s been a long time since I’ve updated you all, but I’ve been busy soaking in the summer with my 1 year old! This summer was 100% different than last summer. Oliver loves being outside, swimming, throwing rocks in the lake, you name it. And I won’t lie, it’s been pretty hard for me to stay…

  • North America,  Travel

    Oregon Coast & Portland

    I recently tackled a tough but very necessary mom thing. I left Oliver and Mauricio home and went on a trip. Just me. Well technically me and my best friend. It was her spring break and she needed/deserved a getaway and I got to tag along. She had decided on visiting Portland and the Oregon Coast, and I was just…

  • North America,  Travel

    Ciudad Juarez

    Okay, I’m sorry I missed a few weeks, but life happened. Also I’m going back to a trip post. But this is a trip we did with Oliver, and his first international trip, so its mom and travel related. When Oliver was 3 months old, we went to Mexico! Now, it wasn’t the glorious Mexico beach vacation you are thinking,…

  • Caribbean,  Travel

    Puerto Rico-The Island

    It’s Puerto Rico round 2! This trip was so different from our first. We visited Puerto Rico for the second time in January of 2017. We called it our honeymoon even though it was months after our wedding, and we technically did another honeymoon later in the year. More on that in a later post. This time around we spent…

  • Caribbean,  Travel

    San Juan, Puerto Rico

    Two years ago, almost to the date, we were on our favorite island, Puerto Rico! ?? We’ve been to Puerto Rico twice, once in 2015 and again in 2017 for 1 week each time. We did two very different trips and I’m going to split them into two posts, otherwise it would be really long and I might skip over…