Tag: christmas gifts

Travel Diaries: Bahamas Cruise

My in-laws generously gifted us a trip to the Bahamas for Christmas. It was a 3 day cruise on Royal Caribbean out of Port Canaveral with stops in Nassau and Coco Cay. We talked a lot about the boat in advance of the trip to build excitement and answered A LOT of questions — especially

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Christmas in Chapel Hill

We have done so many activities this season and it has been so much fun. Living in the triangle, there are a hundred things you could do that are Christmas/holiday themed so we had to pick and choose. I think we picked some good ones though! First up, we did cookies and the train at

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No Spend February

We had a desire to get our spending in check after the holidays — especially as we knew we were planning a big trip to Costa Rica. Both Christmas and the month of January were expensive as we had the holidays, travel and little L’s birthday. We figured February would be a good time to

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Experiences over “stuff”

A friend and I were talking about asking for experiences for our kids for Christmas over a bunch of things that will be tossed aside in a few months time (seriously, these kids outgrow toys in 90 days!). For those in Chapel Hill (or the triangle area), here’s what we came up with for our

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Christmas in Chapel Hill

We celebrated our first Christmas in Chapel Hill, in our new home this year. And it was quiet and charming and our last one as a family of two. Next year, we’ll have an almost one year old who will be busy ripping into presents and testing us daily by pulling on ornaments and stockings.

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