Instagram Travel Thursday: Atlanta

I’ve spent the last two months in a holding pattern between leaving our home in Colorado and starting our expat adventure in The Netherlands. While I’ve emotionally floated somewhere between excited and over whelmed, I filled our time with lots of “hometown adventures.” We have been playing tourist in Atlanta! I lived here till I […]

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Moving Day!

I’ve been separated from everything that didn’t fit into our six travel bags for 88 days.  Those boxes and I took various routes to the Netherlands. Tomorrow we reunite! Unpacking and setting up house is one of my favorite experiences. I love that it feels like Christmas, reopening all your favorite gifts!  I love figuring out where […]

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Tips for Toddlers in NYC

Here are a few tips for traveling with the kids in NYC. – Bring a collapsible stroller. We loved having a stroller in NYC. Carting the children’s accessories hands free kept everyone happy.  Most of the places we went to eat cannot accommodate your stroller. Our small umbrella stroller easily folds and stores. We’ve thrown it […]

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Queen Mary 2 Crossing – Top 10

Here are my Top 10 favorite (or favorite) things about the Queen Mary 2 crossing. 1. Watching the ocean. I assumed there would be nothing to see. I was wrong. The ocean changes colors with the weather. The waves increase and decrease causing entirely different patterns. Spotting another boat is thrilling. After not seeing any […]

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Three Days in NYC with Toddlers.

I have a love, hate relationship with NYC. I love all the things there are to do in the city. I hate how crowded it always feels. I love all the architecture. I hate all the smells. I love all the languages I hear walking down the street. I hate how expensive everything is. In […]

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Queen Mary 2 – Embarkation Day with Kids

Day 1: Embarkation Day Well done Cunard! I applaud the speed and efficiency of your embarkation procedures. We are in no way cruise experts. Jeff and I have been on a few cruises together before we had kids: Western Caribbean on Carnival, Alaska & Baja Mexico on Princess Cruises. I also cruised in the Caribbean […]

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