Kacey’s graduation trip to Mexico…

My niece is amazing! OK, she’s my husband’s niece… but I claim her as mine.  She was a baby at our wedding and I can’t believe she just went off to college. For graduation we decided to take her on a little getaway.  My husband chose the Rosewood Mayakoba near Playa del Carmen, Mexico. The Rosewood…

Shoe Fest 2014

When my niece was 9 she came for a visit over summer break.  Much like me, she loves to shop.  She wanted to go shopping for shoes so I took her to a store simply called  “All Shoes $9.99”.  It “specializes” in all things high, bright, and garish (most of the shoes are made to adorn…

The hardest part of going away…

What you see here are the three best animals in the world — and right now I miss them terribly!   I think the hardest part of any trip is saying, “goodbye” to them.  Bella is our Catahoula/Border Collie/Lab/??? that we rescued in 2003.  She’s the smartest, sweetest, most amazing dog you’ll ever meet (true,…