The Family Adventure Awaits…

The flight was so long! I had never been on a flight longer than a couple of hours before. The take-off and landing were exciting, otherwise it felt like a bumpy car ride with about one hundred strangers and a handful of people I knew. I picked up my luggage, and the anticipation was too much to bear! I just flew over the Atlantic Ocean and was in a land far removed from my own. Read more

Beginning to Nurture a Picky Eater

My last post dealt with the excitement of getting to experience new foods when traveling. I hope I stirred you to get out of your comfort zone and explore foods in new ways!

However, I realize we are not always alone. I am wanting to help you travel with your kids, and I know the red flags are exploding in some of your minds… “But my kid is a picky eater!”

First, do not freak out! We can get through this together! Read more

Taste Buds can Journey too!

I grew up with parents who made me try every food. I don’t mean that they forced me to eat everything in front of me, but more that they instilled in me the idea that you cannot judge what food tastes like until you have tried it. My dad loved to try new foods, and I am so thankful he passed that down to me! Read more

It’s a Wonderful Life!

I sat down in grass that felt more like a cushion with my blanket draped across it. The air was warm with a cool breeze caressing my face. I could close my eyes and feel the calm of the moment surround me. It engulfed my inner being with such force that I almost felt out of body. I breathed in a deep breath and soaked in the moment. Read more