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

Day 1 on our Carnival Cruise

All went smoothly yesterday as we embarked on our 7 Day Carnival Cruise from Baltimore to the Eastern Caribbean. A big advantage to leaving from a port close to home was not having to deal with air travel before the cruise. We literally just drove right up to the ship and began to go through … Read more

Leaving on a Carnival Cruise

Bon Voyage! After watching endless YouTube clips featuring both official and unofficial “passenger” footage of Carnival Cruises, to prep the kids for our vacation, departure day is finally here. We depart at 5 PM today from Baltimore for the Eastern Caribbean on the Carnival Pride. The kids are totally excited about being on the “floating” … Read more

Taking a Break at the Breakers

Video Tour! If you’ve never been to the Palm Beach area in Florida it is gorgeous! The Breakers resort literally sits on the water with the waves crashing against the hotel. Everything overlooks water and like many resorts, the spa is fabulous and the rooms are plush.  Here’s a peek at the outdoor area from … Read more