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Mexico bound!


My heart is smiling. We are going to Mexico in April for a much needed vacation. Location: Cancun Hopefully we can find something like this to chill out in while on the beach. If anyone has been recently, send me your tips of places to go, things to do. Despite spending a week in the […]

Oh, what fun we had. The MIL and I drove to Round Top for a girls getaway and had the time of our lives. We shopped, we laughed, we nearly had to beat down some Mexicanos. Good times, good times. I took almost 300 photos! I have some serious editing to do. Here is one […]

My husband and I have a timeshare and have the ability to find you resorts to stay in for one week all over the world. There is always something available on the beach in Mexico. Other destinations could be available. If I know the dates you can travel, I can find out. Of course, the more flexible […]

Travel Candy


I’m a planner by nature. If I could always be planning my next travel adventure, I would be utterly satisfied. Until I become independently wealthy, I’ll have to be satisfied with being a virtual click away. When I began this blog, I had a travel theme in mind. I always knew it would be a […]

Palatine Hill My renewed obsession with all things Roman began a month or so before our trip when I discovered the HBO series ROME. I couldn’t wait to see the Forum and the Palatine where all of the business of the Republic took place. I had done a bit of research on Slow Travel for […]

Wednesday, October 3. This was our first full day in Rome. We woke up in the eternal city and first things first we had a cappuccino from the little bar across from the Chiesa Nuova which is a beautiful church by the way before heading off to our first ever visit to the Vatican. We […]

We got back yesterday evening from a wonderful vacation in Italy. We visited Rome, Amalfi and Venice and had such a great time. There is so much to tell and so many pictures to post. Venice was by far our favorite place. Seeing the Palantine Hill, Forum and Colosseum in Rome was definitely a highlight. […]