Mexico Recap: Pool, Entertainment & The Spontaneous Night


It’s time for another Mexico Vacation Recap! In case you missed the first one, you can check it out here, which covered the Accommodations & Food at the Valentin Imperial Maya. Another quick thing I’ll mention before getting into this fun-filled recap is that the Valentin actually has a Facebook Page, which Jay and I…

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Tangents: Mexico Style!


Gosh, it really is hard to return back to normalcy after an amazing vacation, isn’t it? Today has been pretty much a wash of a day…Jay and I slept in pretty late, took care of emptying out our suitcases, started some laundry, and well…that’s about it. We finally decided to shower around 4:00, just so…

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Things I’m Currently Obsessed With: Mexico Edition


The Wildlife…there’s what our tour guide calls the “Mexican Lobsters” roaming around all over the place. Then there’s these little buggers, which Jay tells me are called coatis. I had never heard of ‘em, but they are definitely interesting, aren’t they? Our Room…I want to transport this bed back home with me. And this bathroom….

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In Between All The Chaos


Well heyyyyy there! Is is really 6:00pm already?!? Yikes! Today has been full of running around and taking care of last minute business, but between all of the chaos, I’ve actually had quite a few good-for-me things too. Mid-morning, I snacked on this fantastic afternoon yogurt bowl, complete with plain Greek yogurt, a diced pear,…

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We’re Home!


Aaaaand… We’re home! Back to reality. No more vacation. Cody looks so happy to have us back, doesn’t he? Either that or he’s just scared by how scary I look… It’s ok…I’m pretending that he really missed us like crazy, no matter how scary I may look, and didn’t spend the entire time raiding the…

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Tough Workouts, Beach, & Happy Hour


Hey everyone! How’s your weekend going?? Did you check out those Bamango Muffins from earlier? Seriously, they look incredible, don’t they??? Well, so far, today has been a great day down here in VA Beach! Jay and I decided to start our day off on the right foot by hitting up the fitness center located…

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Burger & Beer


After a long, sun-filled afternoon spent on the beach, we all decided there was only one way to come back and recuperate… With some frozen drinks, of course! My parents may have forgotten the cups, but the hotel had us covered. And they also made sure not to forget the fancy umbrellas! Now I know…

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Some Might Call Me A Quitter


Would you believe that I woke up this morning craving another savory breakfast? Seriously, what is UP with me? Hey, whatever the reason, I’m just gonna roll with it, because this is two savory breakfasts in a row that were totally fantastic. I whipped up an egg white omelet and filled it with some more…

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Greetings From…

Hey guys! Sorry for such a long delay…I’m glad to see that you all enjoyed Cody’s post. He begged me and I couldn’t say no. So early this morning, Jay and I finally reached our vacation destination… source Greetings from the Outer Banks, North Carolina! I’m so excited to finally be here for a whole…

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