The Blue Hole

The Blue Hole Waterfall in Jamaica_Ocho Rios

The Blue Hole, Ocho Rios, Jamaica First day back in the office and I have Jamaica on my mind as we just returned yesterday. Talk about a fun and recharging vacation. It was our first kid free vacation since having Cole in 2018. Jamaica really is a paradise. We opted to stay in Ocho Rios, […]

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Bring on New Adventures

Have you been to Greer, Arizona? A great alternative to heading to Flagstaff, Arizona

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Escaping the Cubical Life

I am a hiker. I am weekend warrior. I am an adventurer. I am a mother. These are all the fun ways I use to describe myself and my online identity. However, I have been reflecting that I keep omitting the facilitator to allow all these adventures. I am a full time project manager in […]

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The Grand Falls

The Grand Falls with Mom and Kids

Talk about something right out of a Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory film. The Grand Falls are located just east of Flagstaff off the I 40. I had been yearning for adventure lately since Mathew has been gone at Army training the entire month of July so I braved the drive and took the […]

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Encourage Self-Exploration with Toddlers

Can you believe that I have not taken advantage of all the gorgeous lakes out around the Phoenix area? Even though I am a native to Arizona I find myself still blown away with the various bodies of water accessible to us without having to drive 6 hours to California. I can honestly say that […]

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Are You a Waterfall Chaser?

Earlier this year we went out and hiked to this beautiful place located about 2 hours east of San Tan Valley, Arizona. It was still a bit cold when we first went so we really wanted to hit this trail again now that it is a bit warmer. Yesterday, my hubby and I made the […]

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Camping with littles

On our most recent weekend we decided to brave the forest for our first ever family camping trip. My first actual tent camping trip (shocking, I know!) Aside from my husband who is a SGT in the Army I leaned on him to ensure that we were prepared for the night. Even though in hindsight […]

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Exploring The Wave Cave

Lately I have been struggling with motivation to workout in a traditional gym setting. I find myself actually losing any drive to really do anything physical once inside the gym walls. I never used to be like that… Has anyone else ever experienced this or am I some weirdo that has an excuse to not […]

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Valley of Fire State Park

I have been reflecting a lot recently on life and how time should be spent. I struggle constantly with the notation that humans…specifically me shouldn’t be forced to sit at a desk all day under fake lightening to earn a living. My heart sinks at the thought of that being my life until I turn […]

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Motherhood is Exploring

I am happy to report that 2 and 1/2 years into motherhood that my ability to hike and travel has not been taken from me or vanished from thin air.

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