Our LAST Beach of Our #FLTrip2014

Sniff, sniff.Well, here I sit in the hotel room on Hutchinson Island, FL.  The kiddos are in bed falling asleep arguing about the moving Curious George.  This is the last of 6 beaches we visited on our journey this summer.  I have to visit a center here in nearby St. Lucie in the morning, so … Continue reading Our LAST Beach of Our #FLTrip2014

The Florida KEYS to Snorkeling

Today was one of those special days that you know you and your children will remember forever!After an absolutely miserable night of camping last night, we went on a snorkeling trip from Pennekamp State Park on Key Largo in FL.  The boat ride out to the Dry Rocks Coral Reef was about 20 minutes.  After … Continue reading The Florida KEYS to Snorkeling

Sand Dolla Dolla Bills Y’All – Treasure Island Find

While looking for shells today during low tide, Juju, Riri and I waded out way off the shore line. We reached a sand bar (of sorts) and came across something that we thought was a big shell. When we pulled it out of the water, we discovered it was something else...a sand dollar.  They had … Continue reading Sand Dolla Dolla Bills Y’All – Treasure Island Find


Day 3 of our #FloridayTrip2014 involved a drive from Orlando to Treasure Island and Clearwater Beach.  Even though we are red like lobsters. we are as happy as clams after spending an awesome day at Clearwater Beach in FL. The beach itself was crowded, but beautiful. However, the highlight of the day was the boat … Continue reading Florida Trip – CLEARWATER BEACH

Florida Trip – Orlando

Well we made it to FL!!! We drove 432 miles from McD to Orlando on Sunday.  We made it in about 5.5 hours. We stayed right by Sea World, however, we are conscientious objectors to Sea World and did not go there.  We did enjoy some swimming and the girls had a blast with iFly … Continue reading Florida Trip – Orlando