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!
It happened one night in May. I was eating dinner and I felt it, in that moment I knew something was not right in my mouth. It was my crown. … Continue reading My first Dental Experience in Mexico (hint: it’s much better than I expected)
The List. Of course there is a list! I was just a little (or a lot, actually) surprised at what all was on the list. It started easy enough. Enrollment … Continue reading CJ School Chronicles… Getting everything on “The List” that we needed for school in Mexico
We are almost to our 6 month “full time” mark here in the Riviera Maya, and we are finally getting settled in and comfortable. So comfortable that when we had … Continue reading What do you do when you have family and friends come to visit you in Mexico for two weeks?
My VERY FIRST dedicated video. This video is dedicated to Dos Ojos, south of Cancun Mexico. Hope you enjoy the crystal clear cenote water and the wonderful Mayan community that … Continue reading Spend a day at Dos Ojos, Tulum, Mexico
So what do you do after you’ve been rejected and a little heart broken? (yeah, I’m talking about me, he’s already moved on)… You go find something better!
Remember that school? The one that felt like a Disney movie set? The one that was “the one”? Well… it wasn’t. Remember I said… Take it slow and spend some … Continue reading CJ School Chronicles… Sometimes the first school, isn’t the right school