3 Places to visit where the US dollar will go far

TweetMexico Mexico has always been one of my favorite destinations and the fact that it is so inexpensive helps to make it a more realistic goal year after year.  I know that most of my readers are American and lucky for us, we can fly to Mexico from pretty much anywhere in the USA for fairly…

Lake Chapala

TweetLake Chapala is Mexico’s largest freshwater lake and is located on the border of of Jalisco and Michoacán.   To give you an idea of how big it is, it took us approximately an HOUR to drive it’s width!!! I had been unknowingly driving along past this gem of a lake my entire life during…

Taking Jolee on a Marine Adventure

TweetAs most of you know, I am constantly trying to teach Jolee how to better care for our planet and about the amazing creatures that God has placed on it for us to coexist with. Jolee has ALWAYS been drawn to water, ALWAYS  as well as animals and nature.  So I thought, what a better trip than…

Decisions, Decisions . . . .

TweetSoooo we are trying to figure out where to go in October/November and we are getting nowhere fast. We are embarking on a family trip(plus my dad) and have narrowed it down to Mexico, the Bahamas, Iceland aaaand we just threw Sri Lanka and Borneo into the mix to make things more complicated.  

15 things I want to do in 2015

TweetThe following is my annual “to do list” in no particular order. If you read my last “to do” list you’ll know that as much as I would LOVE to include 15 HUGE trips, there is just no way possible for me to do that.  So instead, I like to keep my “to do” lists…

New Year = New Hope 2014

TweetBetter late than never! I seem to find myself saying that a lot. Below is the video for our 2014 giving trip to Mexico.  Every January I go to Mexico with my dad and give to those is dire need.  We also pray with them, play with them and spend time with them.  We hope…

Packing 101

TweetI often get asked how in the world I manage to pack for a week long trip bringing only a carry on and a bag or backpack.  This includes ALL electronics! Well, I will break it down for you right here! 😀

Sahuayo, Mexico

TweetI have been going to Sahuayo Mexico since before I could even walk or talk.  This past January I returned with my dad to visit family and volunteer our time helping those in need.  For more info on that read my post New year = New Hope. Sahuaya is  small town in the state of…

Lake Chapala Mexico

TweetLake Chapala is Mexico’s largest freshwater lake.  Honestly, if I didn’t see land in the far off distance you couldn’t convince me it wasn’t the ocean!  It ranges in depth from about 15 feet to 34 feet, pretty shallow for a lake and even has 2 small islands!

Mazamitla Mexico

TweetMazamitla Mexico is known as one of Mexico’s “Pueblo Magicos”, translated as “magical town”.  When you get there you can instantly see why!  It is located in the state os Jalisco, south of Guadalajara & Lake Chapala. It was founded by the Aztecs in 1165 and Mexico’s federal secretariat of tourism have preserved much of the…