Taking Children Horseback Riding for Spring Break

After talking to the girls, we took off the next day for warmer pastures. We ended up in St. George, Utah near Zion National Park but did we go hiking? No, we rode horses.

My 3 Favorite Healthy, Energy-boosting Meals

My 3 Favorite Healthy, Energy-boosting Meals

We all have foods we love and tend to gravitate to, and I’m no different. Today, I’m sharing with you my 3 favorite healthy, energy-boosting meals that are also fast and filling.

3 Simple Steps to Lose Weight and Stay Healthy

3 Simple Steps to Lose Weight and Stay Healthy

Lose weight and stay fit with no obsessive eating, swearing off sugar, or spending half the day in the gym. Start becoming more healthy, happy, and fit. 

my night with the deer

Raspberry-filled Donuts and My Night With the Deer

As I sat there shaking, I might have cried. A lot.

Pastelaria Páscoa in Almada Portugal

Pastelaria Páscoa, My Favorite Pastry Shop In Portugal

When we left, we took a taste with us in the form of mil folhas, my favorite pastry from my favorite pastry shop in Portugal.

At the beach

Long Overdue Vacation in Portugal: Pictures and More Pictures

On our long overdue vacation to Portugal to visit family (it’s been four years!), we’ve kept busy trying to get in everything we’ve missed.

Ideas for Flying with Young Children

Get Ready to Fly! Ideas for Flying with Young Children

For this trip, we were taking only four children. Sound easy? Well, maybe so with this list of flying essentials.

I Almost Didn't Get Married in Gibraltar

I Almost Didn’t Get Married in Gibraltar

I’ve mentioned a few times how difficult it was to get married in Gibraltar, and some of you have asked about the story. Well, here’s the scoop!

get rid of the woodpeckers

I’m Hoping This Will Get Rid of the Woodpeckers

I have a woodpecker problem, to today I hung scare tape, a fake owl, and cleaned off the deck. So does it work?

How I got my child to flush in less than a day

How I Got My Child to Flush in Less Than a Day

Teaching Lisbon to flush was easy! Now I have more time to write.