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After being on the ship for a day, we felt we would want to get out and walk around when we hit Ketchikan, Alaska. So we booked a tour with Wild Wolf Tours which ended up being fantastic. It took me a few minutes to realize we would NOT SEE WOLVES. Seriously. It was named […]


Quick Stop in Vancouver

by Kristi on July 31, 2015 · 0 comments

We are in Vancouver for a day before hopping on a cruise ship up to Alaska with my husband’s family. It’s been wayyy too long since I’ve been on a cruise ship so I’m so excited! Here is my bean with her new short hair. Driving into Vancouver Dinner at Cardero’s. Excellent scallops! The view […]


Exploring Yellowstone Mud Pots

by Kristi on June 18, 2015 · 0 comments

The Yellowstone mud pots were pretty stinky Then we went on a little hike to see Yellowstone Lower Falls. And… since this has been in drafts for over a year, I’m just going to post the photos 🙂 Enjoy!                                 […]


We researched our next Spring Break vacation until we found the perfect spot in Villa Gordon. Hidden away between Sosua and Cabarete was a little community of 10+ homes, a hotel, and an amazing restaurant all behind a guarded gate. This beach house was perfect for our extended family of 11 to visit and hang […]


Our RV Trip Through Jackson Hole

by Kristi on July 18, 2014 · 1 comment

Okay, back to our RV Trip! We had a loooong day driving from the bottom of Wyoming to the tip top to stop at Jackson Hole for lunch and continue into Yellowstone for dinner. I already posted about beautiful Bear Lake and our drive so here we are at the town square of Jackson Hole. […]

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Travel Day through Utah & Idaho

by Kristi on July 8, 2014 · 2 comments

I’m trying to spread out my travelblog as much as I can because we took so many pictures! However, here are the last three posts – Grand Canyon trip – Rafting in Page, AZ – Zion National Park visit It took a solid two days of driving to reach Yellowstone so for the first day […]


It took us a little over two hours to reach Ponderosa Ranch near Zion National Park. It was a beautiful drive and Sharon sat up with Justin while they examined all the beautiful canyons and quaint towns.  The towns were really adorable! Truck and I read books. GG played on his iPad and Sam just […]


Rafting the River in Page, AZ

by Kristi on July 6, 2014 · 2 comments

After we finished touring the Grand Canyon (if you missed it, that post is here) we woke up, packed up, and headed out towards Page, Arizona for our rafting trip at 1PM. The road followed the end (beginning??) of the Grand Canyon and we came up to the Watchtower so of course, we had to […]


What an amazing start to our road trip! We packed up the RV and headed out. The RV is really nice. There are some hiccups, as there usually are, but it’s a really nice vehicle compared to the last one we rented. In great condition, it doesn’t redline when we go up the hills, and […]


Road Tripping 2014

by Kristi on June 6, 2014 · 0 comments

We are ready to embark on our 2014 Road Trip Extravaganza! We rented an RV and will be off to the Grand Canyon, Zion National Park, and Yellowstone. We are heading out with the kids and the in-laws and I have my freezer full of meals – however the fridge doesn’t seem to be working… […]


Part II of our Trip Report to Turks and Caicos. If you are catching up, be sure to read Part I first! Wednesday This was our adventure trip day with the fabulous Captain Bill from Outback Adventures.  We boarded his boat, the Jammin’, and headed out to look for more sea turtles! We ended up […]


This is a trip report of our beautiful vacation to Turks and Caicos. We stayed at a beautiful villa on Sapodilla Bay which was wonderful. Friday We had a full day of work and school, packed our bags, and was picked up at 8:30 to be taken to LAX. It went a lot better then I […]