{travel} portland thru instagram

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I travelled to Portland a few weeks ago. The purpose of the travel was for pure exploration and to be adventurers. To go to a city where we didn’t know anyone, sightsee and explore a new place and check out the food scene. See, my high school friends and I all love to travel and […]

Cruise Vacation – Lightest Sea Breeze in Manzanillo

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A “Lightest Sea Breeze” drink includes cranberry, grapefruit juices with a dash of fresh lime juice (alcohol optional). But the post title is not about the drink, it’s about our day in Manzanillo, Mexico. It was the hottest day and most humid day during our cruise. The post should have been called NO Sea Breeze. […]

Cruise Vacation – Bye Bye Land

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 We are back from our vacation. We were on a 9-day Mexican Riviera Cruise that took us all over Mexico. We visited Manzanillo, Puerto Vallarta, Cabo San Lucas and Ensenada. It was a wonderful trip filled with shore excursions, shopping, lots of eating and enjoying the cruise ship entertainment. I will be back-dating the cruise […]

Heading Down South

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We are going on vacation and heading south of the border! Be… Right… Back… See you next week :)

What I Ate Wednesday – Wedding Day

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When it’s raining and dreary outside, seeing your tropical vacation pictures help brighten things up. I wanted to do a twist on my What I Ate Wednesday posts. To continue my wedding recap, here is What-I-Ate wedding day edition. I got a lot of advice from people on what to eat on my wedding day. I […]

Welcome to Puerto Vallarta (Day 2 Recap)

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Day 2 Recap Our 2nd day in Puerto Vallarta (2 days before the wedding) included our first time visiting our wedding venue, meeting our wedding coordinator and the arrival of our guests in Puerto Vallarta It started early in the morning. We had a 6:30am wake up call. I beat it. We had a lot of […]

A side of tropical fruits

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I’m back to my regular schedule and routine at home. It took 2 days to feel like myself again and get my energy back. But I’m up and running and excited to get ready for the next trip. I received some emails regarding Dreams Resort & Spa Puerto Vallarta, so here are my thoughts. Why […]

First Day in Paradise

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It’s hard getting back to reality, we were spoiled with living in paradise the last 5 days. First thing in order was to buy groceries and food to last us a week, before we leave again next Wednesday. Next was to take the wedding dress to the cleaners. We did a trash the dress session […]

Home Sweet Home, but not for long

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We are back at home, but not for long. We leave for our honeymoon next week. We left sunny Mexico yesterday. We are home for the next 6 days to regroup and re-pack before we are off to our next adventure, our honeymoon. The last 5 days we spent in Puerto Vallarta was bliss. If a picture […]

Overnight Steel Cut Oats

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  I made breakfast last night in the form of overnight oats. Usually overnight oats are made with uncooked oats but I wanted some chewy oats this morning and used cooked steel cut oats instead. It worked. I put in 1/2 cup cooked steel cut oats and 1/2 cup plain greek yogurt. I used Fage […]