No matter what time of year, I dream of white sand beaches, relaxing poolside, or feeling warm air on my skin. January is always a tough month, so why not dream a little with me and my new favourite vacay spot, Punta Mita, Mexico? I will preface this blog by saying, previous to us finding Punta Mita, I was not a fan of vacationing in Mexico. Quite frankly, I was a baby – nervous about getting sick, safety, and of the many horror stories I had heard about the “Federales” and corruption. As much as the lure of kids clubs, and endless wine did draw us in a few times to the all- inclusive experience as a young family, I never returned from those vacations feeling rested and pampered but rather just, “glad to be back.” Several years ago though, we were lucky enough to have a business retreat in Punta Mita, Mexico and this is essentially when my love affair with this beautiful resort area began.Continue reading “Punta Mita – A hot place to chill”
What to do…what to do…
This summer, our family will be spread over various parts of the world as they explore their passions, work and travel. Our eldest, who will head to university in the fall and really needs to work full time, has chosen to stay home all summer to do just that. Our son T just left for Africa – a 5 week long trip blending two grade 12 courses with amazing travel experiences and volunteering and our daughter will be dancing all over North America during the summer months.
With everyone leaving and me feeling panicky that I wasn’t going to have them all in one place for a summer vacay this year, I wanted to plan a day to spend together that was special – before everyone took off for the summer. Continue reading “Family Days … Floating the Bow with your Teens”