2019- End of Year Fun!

  Hello WordPressland, Hope you all had a peaceful Christmas and Hanukkah, AND, a fabulous start to 2020! 🙂 This will be a quick post, I promise. Here we are, at the beginning of another era, whichever way you think of starting a decade… year 0 or year 1, this beginning is special!  We are…

Christmas in NYC 2019

day 1 We took off for New York by mid-morning Sunday. By the time we got into Manhattan it was about 3 PM. Probably the best time of the day to get into NYC during the holidays with all the lights. We had dinner reservations at Ragtrader for 5:30PM. We stayed at the Cambria Hotel,…

Forty-three

Hello WordPressland! I am in an insanely good mood for a Wednesday. A snowy one at that. The snowfall out my window this morning is picture perfect, with those slow falling fluffy flakes. Looks like a dream. So yeah, my birthday! Officially, I am IN my forties, 43. Crazy, right? I am in my forties…

Top Ten Thursday- Thanksgiving Traditions (November)

Thanksgiving Traditions Top Ten Thursday Donate to a local charity.  There are many donation pop-ups around Thanksgiving, if you are unable to donate time. Like your local church. Our church has canned food drives and new/used clothing drop offs (i.e. preowned holiday wear, new socks, new towels). Even our dentist gets in the spirit with…

Day 14-Sober October Journal

Hello Everyone!! It is Sunday at 6A. There’s no CCD. I should be sleeping, but I am a mother and 42 years old. Sleeping in, for me, has lost its meaning years ago. As I type this, my husband is sleeping. Full on sleep. I don’t know how he can sleep for so long? I…

Travel Journal- Celebrity Equinox Day at Sea 2

Hello guys! Today was our second day at sea, the 6th out of 7 days on our Eastern Caribbean cruise. We had a great time being together and ended up celebrating my husband’s birthday officially!  Crazy how this all worked out, but our kids were ecstatic to see he got candles, singing and cake! I…

Travel Journal- Celebrity Equinox Port- Tortola

Hello WordPressphere!! This is our third day at a port stop in a row, our fifth day of our cruise. Today we docked at 7AM-5PM in beautiful Tortola, the largest of the British Virgin Islands. Now, I thought Saint Thomas was the most beautiful Caribbean island I had ever seen, until we got to Tortola…

Travel Journal- Celebrity Equinox Day at Sea 1

Hello my readers, We are now onto our first full day aboard the Equinox, and it kicks off at sea. For those who have never been on a cruise, the at sea day is usually when they have the dressy dinner night (black tie). On the Equinox, may even be Celebrity wide, it is chic…

Vacation Journal- Fort Lauderdale

Hello WordPressers! I can’t believe I am already here typing out my vacation journal.  My mind is still on island time and my legs still have not found the land (woo! wobbly!).  We went on a fantastic trip down the Caribbean on a cruise.  Before I talk about this cruise, which I will in my…