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Ballynahinch Castle Hotel

In 2011 Brandon and I took a wonderful vacation on the Emerald Isle. We spent 12 days circling the island, beginning in Dublin and ending in the rugged Connemara region of western Ireland. The last 3 nights of our trip were spent at the Ballynahinch Castle Hotel and I can say without a doubt that […]

It’s been a hectic few weeks here.  Brandon is preparing to go out to sea for a short while and every time we think he’s leaving and Stink and I get ourselves ready to be a lonely twosome, things get pushed back.  A trip to visit my family has been postponed until he is for […]

On this day two years ago Brandon and I were boarding a plane at JFK to travel to Iquitos, Peru where we would spend 8 amazing nights in the Amazon jungle.  This is a little video montage from our trip.  It’s an experience I will never forget!!

KidCity Middletown

**This post is regularly updated to include the latest pricing and information about KidCity** Brandon and I first discovered KidCity Children’s Museum through the recommendation of a friend of ours who also has small children.  Stink had just learned how to walk and we needed to find indoor places she would enjoy because winters in […]

Mystic Aquarium Review

One of my favorite activities around our home is Mystic Aquarium.  I first visited this aquarium in 2006 when Brandon and I began dating.  It’s pretty expensive compared to other aquariums, the 2014 admission prices are $29.95 for an adult and $21.95 for children ages 3-12.  A family of four would spend over $100 on […]

When someone has the travel bug as bad as I do it can be hard to stick to a budget.  My desire for travel exceeds my funds and I’m left with making tough decisions: quantity or quality? Right now our travel account has about $6,200 in it.  With that money I would like to take […]