Top Ten Thursday- Late-Spring Fun

Hey Everyone, This morning we are taking a stroll through my top ten favorite things to do as the weather starts to sizzle in late Spring. Let’s get it going: Gardening. Though some see yard work or gardening as a chore, I enjoy it.  Being able to shop at SOWA, Boston’s outdoor market in the…

Easter 2019 (in photos)

Hello WordPress! I am keeping this one short and sweet, a photo collage, as I have to run to PT!  Today has just flown with work.  Hope those who celebrated Passover and Easter this weekend enjoyed every moment with family and friends in peace. Here is a collage of our day, minus the after dinner…

CUBA 2019 -Leaving Cuba

Hello Everyone! Here we are, our last day in Cuba. Our departure day. Our flight was scheduled for 5:30PM. Varadero was about a two and a half hour drive from the airport in Havana. We had reserved a vintage taxi to pick us up before leaving for this trip. And, our last driver, Lester, told…

CUBA 2019- Hemingway House and Varadero

SELRES_5de68f1d-210b-4da2-999f-c2a2ba0030aaSELRES_87e291db-d27c-4a01-99d4-5cbcc2b777a3SELRES_84962270-c50c-402a-a416-6f68d561dfd0SELRES_659a1678-f381-4d9d-858f-d5380c9c7c70SELRES_659a1678-f381-4d9d-858f-d5380c9c7c70SELRES_84962270-c50c-402a-a416-6f68d561dfd0SELRES_87e291db-d27c-4a01-99d4-5cbcc2b777a3SELRES_5de68f1d-210b-4da2-999f-c2a2ba0030aaWhat’s happening, everyone!?!? Here we are on our sixth day in Cuba.  It was VALentine’s Day, and it turned out to be a pretty great one! Especially compared to the day before.  For starters, the rain stopped. Yes! Then we left the bustling city of Havana, in our third reserved classic car, for the laid back…

CUBA 2019- RAIN DAY

Hey Everyone! Well, as you can tell from the title, the rain we had the day before barely let up overnight and washed out this day. Our plan for the day was to head back to the center of Havana to check out some shops and continue on our historic tour around.  Well, we never…

Christmas 2018 and NYE

Hello WordPressland! Hope you all had a fantastic Christmas Season and a great start to 2019! Christmastime Fun! We had a great season exploring all that Boston has to offer before school vacation, AND after! My eldest sister is home from Italy with her family, and is for another 10 days or so, so we…

Top Ten Thursday- Favorite Thanksgiving Traditions

Top Ten Thursday on a Wednesday? What!? Yes, my second Top Ten Thursday post is on a Wednesday.  For good reason though.  I won’t be able to post tomorrow, and before I am engulfed in prepping for the big day today, I am publishing my… Top Ten Thursday -Favorite Thanksgiving Traditions today! Valeria’s Top Ten Favorite THANKSGIVING…

San Diego Days 11 and 12

This was our day to celebrate our 17th Anniversary away, and we reserved it to do absolutely nothing but hangout at the beach and eat.  Boy, was this a big day.  hahaha This is our last full day in California.  We departed the 12th day. Day 11! We started off by waking up as early as…

San Diego Zoo and La Jolla Tide Pools and Caves Day 10

I LOVED THIS DAY SO MUCH!! Day 10!   It was another day of leaving our hotel in bathing suits because we had a big day lined up.  First, we hit up the Donut Bar for breakfast. We read online that this was the place to get unique donuts…and that there is always a line; and yup,…

Our First Day in San Diego Day 9

About five years ago, we had mapped out a whole different California trip than the one we actually took. We planned landing in San Francisco, spending a few days road tripping in a vintage convertible all the way down the coast. Hitting all the major attractions and cities along the ride then stopping in San Diego…