How We Leave It All Behind - Vacation Style

Welcome to the July 2014 Carnival of Natural Parenting: Family Vacation This post was written for inclusion in the monthly Carnival of Natural Parenting hosted by Hobo Mama and Code Name: Mama. This month our participants have shared their family-travel tips, challenges, and delights....more

American Adventure- Highlights

Happy Fourth of July Y'all I am still jet lagged and working from 11.30 pm tonight. Bleugh.. I'm also nervously waiting for my results to come in from uni. EEEK....more

15 Awesome New York City hacks for newbies

You've never been to New York City and you're planning a visit but you're wondering how to make the most of your first ever trip to the Big Apple.You have to bite into the experience of New York City in chunks. It can be a different experience each and every time you visit. And as you get to know the city that never sleeps, it becomes more your own and you fall hard and deep....more

The Freedom of Saying ‘Yes’

After driving for an hour with one eye open we arrived at our destination.  We climbed out of our rental car into the warm Hawaii morning ready to take a swim with the dolphins.  We had prepared ourselves for open water  with our non-drowsy Dramamine to prevent feeding the fishes with our breakfast.   After boarding, we met our fellow snorkelers; visitors from a variety of destinations.  As the m...more


CAN WE TALK?...more

Turkish coffee

As I told you before here  I am currently in Turkey enjoying the atmosphere, the food and, as you will see in the photos, Turkish coffee....more

A to Z Challenge: On and On

I've been traveling for the last week, so it's been difficultto cross post, but I have been posting blog  entries for theA to Z Challenge.You can catch up at caldreamsquirrel.blogspot.comHere's today's post, enjoy!...more

When Young British Royals, Will & Kate, Stopped By

‘There aren’t many royalists here,’ complained one royalist while we waited for the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, commonly referred to as Will and Kate, to drive by....more

My Perfect Mystery Weekend, Coogee Beach, Sydney, Australia

We were at a birthday party, sitting at the head of the table, side by side. It was his turn to speak. About me. He said, we’re going to Sydney tomorrow. I looked at my glass. And drank it. It’s a shopping trip, he said. But it wasn’t really. It was time alone. Together....more

10 Free Family Activities in St. Louis

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