Why You Should Visit Flamingo Gardens

  When I was in elementary school I remember some field trips that the classes took around Southern Florida. There were two places that had an animal meet and greet presentation where snakes, baby gators, or some other Florida native would be introduced. One of the places was “The…

Tampa, Florida Bucket List

I didn’t take many vacations when I was young or even when I was first married. I feel that it’s a little weird for me to enjoy planning vacations. But I do, and since being back in Florida after nearly two years in the United Arab…

Keeping Kids Busy While Relocating

Pretty recently I moved back to Florida after living in Dubai for nearly two years. We sold or gave away most of our belongings from our flat in Sharjah so all we brought back was two boxes and a couple of bags. Mostly clothing. We did not find a place…

The Farmers Market You’ll Love (For Fall)

It’s Fall! I see so much about the season right now and how everyone is so excited to start cooking with pumpkin again (or just buying pumpkin junk at the store). Halloween is right around the corner and that means candy, jack-o-lanterns, lots of black, and…

17 Things to do in Dubai

I miss Dubai Already after less than a month. I catch myself thinking that I will go somewhere with the kids and then . . . “No, I can’t, that’s in Dubai, not Florida”. Darn it. There are things that I wish I had had the time…

The Best Ice Cream Parlor – Part 1

  If you grew up in Broward County, Florida then you very likely have been to Jaxson’s Ice Cream Parlor at some point in your youth. I have been there more often as an adult because it is a fun place to take visitors and the food is…

Organized Moms Beach Bag

This post may contain affiliate links, you can read more about it on my Disclosure Page. There are also non-affiliate links for your convenience. I remember when (before I was married or had any children) I would ride my bike the 7 miles to the beach early in the…

Save Money When Moving International

This post contains affiliate links, you can read more about it on my disclosure page. There are also non-affiliate links for your convenience. I recently moved back to Florida after living in the United Arab Emirates for close to two years. We lived in Sharjah and were less than…

The Sharjah Museum You Need to Visit

So many people visit Dubai, then stay at their resort most of the time with only a few outside travels to see the Dubai Mall + Dubai Fountain and Souq Al Bahar which are right next to each other. There is so much more to see than these few things! It…