Visiting Starfish Point in Grand Cayman

Visiting Starfish Point in Grand Cayman

Visiting Starfish Point in Grand Cayman was one of my favorite experiences during our Carnival Cruise.

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The Chef’s Table — My Carnival Cruise Experience

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I had the chance to dine at The Chef’s Table during our recent Carnival Cruise and it was amazing! This multi-course experience gave me the chance to sample a unique menu created by a master chef, along with a behind-the-scenes look at the galley and kitchens on our ship.

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Good Hope Estate Jamaica Tour

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The first stop on our family cruise was Montego Bay, Jamaica. We decided to give the Good Hope Estate Jamaica Tour a try since it seemed like the most interesting family-friendly excursion.

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That Time I Took a Three-Year-Old on a Cruise…

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Salt water sprayed my face and a three-year-old wiggled in my lap as the tender brought us closer and closer to shore.

An older woman sitting next to us looked at me with sympathy in her eyes. 

“Are you a single mother?” she asked.

I tried to make my laugh light-hearted as I replied.

“No, just brave or crazy. I can’t decide which.” 

I soon learned that you have to be a little of both to travel alone with a three-year-old on a seven-day cruise. Read More…

Rio Backpack Beach Chairs

Disclosure: Complimentary products were received to facilitate this review. All opinions are my own. 

Rio Backpack Beach ChairWhen you’re hitting the beach with a toddler in tow, the last thing you want to worry about is how to haul all the stuff that you need. This summer, I vowed to find a solution — Rio Backpack Beach Chairs.

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Pacific Point Preserve and Sea Lion High at SeaWorld San Antonio

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Last week, we had the chance to check out the all-new Pacific Point Preserve and Sea Lion High at SeaWorld San Antonio. The sea lions are one of my son’s favorite animals in the park, so we’ve really missed them during construction. He was so excited to get to see them again!

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Visiting Padre Island National Seashore in the Winter

Disclosure: This is a sponsored post on behalf of the Trust for Public Land. All opinions and photos are my own.

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We’ve been spending lots of time at my parents’ house on the Texas Gulf Coast, and sometimes it can be hard when cabin fever sets in. We love visiting Padre Island National Seashore in the Winter to get out of the house and learn more about nature and the world around us. You might not think of visiting the beach during the winter, but if you’re a nature enthusiast, that can be the best time to go.

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