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Our stay at RIU Guanacaste

It seemed like it took us forever to nail down this trip and then in a blink of an eye, it was over! Our first big trip together was to the RIU in Montego Bay, Jamaica in 2010. We had a great time so we were sure we’d love the RIU Guanacaste location — but

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What I’m loving now + Mother’s Day Wish List – May

Had every intention of getting this posted in April, but… life. So here we are with a few things that we’re absolutely loving right now and a bonus section for fabulous Mother’s Day ideas! It’s been a while since I’ve shared kid’s stuff that we’re loving and I have a few fun ones today: The

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Pura Vida

We just returned from a week in Costa Rica and let me tell you — it was incredible! This was different than almost all of our other trips we’ve taken in 10 years since we chose to do an all-inclusive resort. Normally we love exploring a new country and checking out all the restaurants but

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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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Most magical time of the year

I can’t adequately explain how magical this season has been. While last year was our first Christmas with L, his joy was palpable this year which made it so much more fun (also, we were all sick last year). He LOVED the snow and has told me “it’s snowing” every morning since. He talked about

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