In keeping with the title of my blog, I am going to share a few of the beautiful things I've observed this fall. This is an exercise in gratitude for the blessings I often overlook. For the past seven years, it has been my joy and responsibility to prepare my family for holiday travel. In … Continue reading All Things Beautiful
Pine cone crafts are beautiful to display during the fall and the holiday season, however it takes a bit of work to prepare them for use in your home.
The busiest time of the year can also be the best time for holiday travel. Why not make holiday time with your family restful, refreshing and relaxing?
If you pay attention to advertisers, it’s that time of year when you should get started with your Christmas shopping. You have a list, and if you wait too long, someone will be left out! There’s a list for everything these days, which made me think about how I have used lists to my advantage. … Continue reading Making a List
Save time by keeping these travel friendly supplies in an easily accessible storage box.
It wasn’t my original intention to write about my Alaskan adventure in a series. But as I reviewed my photos and videos, I realized that I couldn’t do justice to the places I went and things I saw by trying to squeeze them into one post. Through the process of writing each blog entry I’m … Continue reading The Wonder of Alaska: Part 3
After spending three days on the Disney Wonder and taking in breathtaking scenery of the Vancouver coastline and Alaska, I decided to stop calling my vacation a cruise. It was obvious that this was an adventure. Adventure was now taking me to the northernmost point of the Inside Passage: Skagway, Alaska. Join me as I … Continue reading The Wonder of Alaska: Part 2
Summer is over, and fall is upon us, yet my mind constantly wanders back to the incredible week I spent cruising the Inside Passage of Alaska. Before the pictures and videos on my phone are uploaded to "the cloud" and become distant memories only to be posted on #ThrowbackThursday, my next few blog entries will … Continue reading The Wonder of Alaska
There was a time when I would peruse airline magazines, see an ad for a travel gadget and think to myself, “There is no way that works!”. My thinking changed in 2017 during landing on a flight from LAX to Oahu. I started traveling at a young age, and I remember experiencing extreme ear pain … Continue reading As Seen In An In-flight Magazine
When I mention how much I enjoy sailing with my family on Disney Cruise Line, I am often asked the following question: "Is there anything for you to do without your kids?" I don't mind answering that question because there may be the assumption that sailing with Disney Cruise Line means that there is little-to-nothing … Continue reading Palo and Parents on the Disney Wonder