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Month: October 2017

Baby’s First Halloween and Library Babytime

Baby’s First Halloween and Library Babytime

For years I haven’t been that into Halloween festivities… Especially when working on the cruise ship, Halloween usually consisted of a normal day in port at a Caribbean Island and maybe a Halloween Crew Party at night.  Last year we were actually in Maui, and […]

Why Fresh Air is Good for Babies and Hudson’s First Time on the Swing!

Why Fresh Air is Good for Babies and Hudson’s First Time on the Swing!

I’ve always believed that a good dose of Fresh Air is good for the body and the soul!  Well this is also true for babies!  We took the opportunity to get outside and go to the park today with my friend Kim and her little […]

Holiday in the Costa Brava

Holiday in the Costa Brava

Just a couple hours north of Barcelona is the Costa Brava – translating to “Rugged Coast”. This region is absolutely beautiful and has long stretches of beach and resorts.  My dad who is from Barcelona booked us in at the SIlken Park Hotel San Jorge: […]

Tips for Visiting Barcelona with a Baby

Tips for Visiting Barcelona with a Baby

Barcelona has always been one of my favorite cities!  I think this must have been my 7th or 8th visit, but my very 1st with baby Hudson in tow!  The main purpose of the trip was to visit my father (who is from Barcelona and […]

Simple Tips for Flying with a Baby

Simple Tips for Flying with a Baby

Flying (even long distances) with a baby does not need to be stressful!  In fact We (baby H and I) really enjoyed it!  When Hudson was 3.5 months old, Mark and I took him on an oversees flight from Vancouver to London and it was […]

Our DIY Small Nursery Makeover

Our DIY Small Nursery Makeover

Shortly after we found out we were expecting I started hunting on Pinterest and dreaming up ideas for our baby’s nursery.  We had a very small space to work with – just a little larger than 8×9 so i knew space would be an issue.  […]

Days like today are why I’m obsessed with Fall!

Days like today are why I’m obsessed with Fall!

Today literally started out dark and stormy.  The wind was howling and the air was cold. I watched the rain come down fast and hard and thought I would catch up on my PVR and try out the lentil soup recipe I found yesterday.  We […]

5 Reasons why I love being a Mama!

5 Reasons why I love being a Mama!

1. Watching Him Grow – Hudson has changed so much in 6 months I just can’t wait for the next 6!  Every milestone is so exciting for us and I love documenting them along the way!  Watching him learn and explore makes my day. 2. […]

7 Reasons Why I Finally Started a Blog

7 Reasons Why I Finally Started a Blog

I started a Travel Blog in 2005 and although I faithfully posted for over 5 years, I let it fizzle out once I was working full-time cruising at Sea.  Internet wasn’t cheap, and sadly… I ultimately lost interest.  I knew this hobby of mine would […]