"Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines, sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover." -H. Jackson Brown, Jr. After 24-months away from cruising, I was really excited [...]
“Joy is the highest expression of love.” -Abraham Hicks After 17 cruises over the course of 14 years, our 18th cruise brought an unexpected, first-time discovery. One afternoon, as we waited for the elevator to no doubt head off for another meal, something caught my eye. Tucked into the ceiling tile right above my husband's [...]
It is said that "good things come to those who wait." Well, after a full 24-month wait, I think we have waited long enough to return to our favorite vacation and I’m betting that if you love a cruise vacation, you totally agree. My husband and I finished our last cruise on March 1, 2020, [...]
Do you know how important luggage tags are when you travel? Discovering that your suitcase has not met you in baggage claim is never a fun experience and it can be an incredibly inconvenient and disruptive component to your trip. In fact on an overseas flight to Sweden, my husband's suitcase got lost due to a canceled flight and he found himself without his belonging for nearly his entire trip.
As we travel, we enjoy botanical gardens of all shapes and sizes but at home, we are lucky enough to have Norfolk Botanical Garden on our back doorstep where we can enjoy beautiful flowers all spring and summer and a spectacular holiday light display in the winter. This family-friendly spot is a great place to host a wedding or just spend an afternoon.