Day 1 in Beverly Hills

All my stars aligned this week to let me take advantage of a fabulous press junket. I’m so excited to be in California I can hardly stand it. I’m here for Jack Black’s new movie titled, “Gulliver’s Travels” – a modern spin on Jonathan Swift’s novel from a century ago. Here’s a quick video of … Read more

Dancing Fools

My kids went crazy for the music to be found on our recent Carnival Cruise. Kyle and Kenzie are cutting a rug at dinner to the sounds of our singing waiters as our meal was coming to a close.  The songs would have been kind of hokey if Mike and I were traveling alone, but … Read more

Mini Golfing at Sea

Take a peek at our video of the mini golf course on top of the Cruise ship. Isn’t it crazy that there is an actual miniature golf course on these Carnival Cruise ships? It’s beautiful on the upper deck and such a fun experience for the kids too. This was Kenzie and Kyle’s very 1st … Read more

Half Moon Cay

Paradise found.  Half Moon Cay is all that you’d imagine the Caribbean to be. A small virtually desolate crescent island paradise with the clearest turquoise waters & a white sand beach going on for miles. Holland America bought this island for Carnival Cruise to visit. It is amazing! This island was the most beautiful we … Read more

Grand Turk Cruise Center

The perfect day. Our ship arrived  before 7AM and we were on the beach swimming in the crystal clear waters of Grand Turk before 8 AM. We could snorkel in our swim goggles too. We saw tons of awesome fish – even Kenzie could “scuba dive” as she called it with her goggles. She wore … Read more

Formal Dinner on the Cruise

The best part about a family vacation is the memories and we’re making lots on this adventure. Tomorrow we hit Grand Turk for our 1st day in the Caribbean. I can’t wait to see what the kids think of the clear water. We were skeptical about formal night on the cruise seeing we’d be bringing … Read more