Well, August came, and August went, along with our hopes that school would be in person this year. But no, school is still virtual here in Mexico. The government has … Continue reading CJ School Chronicles Rewind… His third year in Mexico, Virtually!
When the beginning of the second year rolled around, we were WAY more ready for it! Actually, Britt took care of everything. The school supply list, the uniforms, the shoes, … Continue reading CJ School Chronicles Rewind… His second year in Mexico
About half way through the year, we, as parents, were finally “used to” the new school, along with all the lessons (from trial and error) that I shared with you … Continue reading CJ School Chronicles Rewind… More from his first year in Mexico
Wow, well, for those of you waiting on an update from “Week One” of his first year, I apologize this is coming to you 3 years later! Turns out living … Continue reading CJ School Chronicles Rewind… Lessons learned from his first year of school in Mexico
It was a week before Thanksgiving and Britt was getting ready to go back to work, and as he was packing, he was asking what me and CJ were going … Continue reading 2020 Rewind, Quarantined in Paradise (Part Five)
With Britt taking a vacation week and being able to come back to Mexico with us at the end of August, things were starting to feel “normal” again.
After being quarantined in Mexico for 5 months, it was time to make an escape! Our daughter was moving into LSU and of course, we had to make a quick … Continue reading 2020 Rewind, Escape from Quarantine
One day, in mid-June, we heard a rumor that the beach clubs were opening back up in Tulum. After being confined to our condo, having to be our own chefs, … Continue reading 2020 Rewind, Quarantined in Paradise (Part Three)
March, April, May, June, July, and August… yep, almost five months of being locked down here in Riviera Maya, Mexico. Gratefully, I had my daughter here to keep my sanity … Continue reading 2020 Rewind, Quarantined in Paradise (Part Two)
During the last few hours of 2020, we began discussing what we were going to do on the first day of 2021. For some silly reason, we came up with … Continue reading First day of 2021!
When March 2020 came, and the entire world went into lockdown, for some reason I expected it to be temporary. A month or two, and then back to normal. But … Continue reading 2020 Rewind, Quarantined in Paradise (Part One)
When you live on the beach, in Mexico, where it still feels like summer, and you are away from your family, Christmas time can feel a little “weird”. Shopping comes … Continue reading Finishing 2020 with a Bang!
This time last year I sat down, and with confidence, made some kick ass goals for 2020; and as the ball dropped to bring in the new year, I was … Continue reading 2020 Rewind, What was I Going to do this Year?
As 2020 comes to an end – and thank God it is coming to an end – I’ve been reflecting on this past year. What I’ve accomplished. What I haven’t … Continue reading And that’s a Wrap on 2020!
Part of living in Paradise is trying to find a new piece of Paradise. For example, for most people a vacation in Riviera Maya takes planning, saving, and executing precious … Continue reading Christmas 2019 at Hard Rock Riviera Maya
Join Jen, her mom Sherry, and kiddos Cam and CJ as we take a trip to Aktun Chen, in the jungles of Akumal/Tulum Mexico where we discover caves, cenotes, wildlife, … Continue reading day trip to Aktun Chen
Join Jen and Cam as we taste test local Mexican beer brewed around the Riviera Maya. Hosted by Mr. Tiki in Playa Del Carmen at the ferry dock. Local music, … Continue reading Jen & Cam head to Playa del Carmen Beer Festival!
Join us as we celebrate the festival de vida y muerte at Xcaret! This was our first time to celebrate dia de los muertos and we were so excited to … Continue reading Dia de los muertos at Xcaret
When we moved to Mexico, almost a year ago, I envisioned running around barefoot, exploring hidden jungles, discovering new beaches, and finding special spots to call my own. I also … Continue reading My life in @’s and #’s
AND WE FINALLY MADE IT, CJ STARTED SCHOOL TODAY! I dropped CJ off at school this morning at 7:15am. It’s been a long time since I’ve been that nervous after … Continue reading CJ School Chronicles… His first day of school in Mexico!