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This morning we are hanging out, cuddled under blankets, watching some random kid show, drinking tea and waiting for the snow to come!!! What better time to relive the 90 degree and sunny days of Christmas break. HA! Let me start by saying, that growing up I did not travel. When I was 18 and […]

February 5, 2017


I knew the second I arrived, I would reserve an entire blog post for this place.  Patara Elephant Farm!!!! Last spring when we started planning this trip, a friend was traveling Asia. She posted a picture of her and an adorable elephant, and the rest was history. I emailed her immediately to find out where […]

April 15, 2015


Me, at this very moment…..sucked into reading cool quotes about travel! My fav so far….”One of the great things about travel is you find out how many good, kind people there are in the world!” To say we loved Thailand  just doesn’t really do the whole experience justice. It was so good for us….for our […]

March 11, 2015


I thought I was done after my last post. But as I’ve settled back into life, decompressed, finished my photo book,  looked at it 100 times,  watched my kids look through it and talk about it, watched my family, friends and travel buddies look through it and talk……I realized I have one post left. Just a “wrap […]

August 9, 2013