Fall in Zion National Park


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I’ve had a very privileged childhood in that I grew up on an island in the Caribbean and had the luxury of spending the summers exploring the US. My favorite summers are those my parents and I spent in RVs exploring National Parks.  I’ve often told my husband about these summers, even making him promise […]

Five Things I Love About Otrobanda (Curacao)


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Last month I shared my five favorite things about Punda, Curacao’s original downtown. Today, in what appears to be DC’s never ending winter, let’s visit Otrobanda, the “Other Side” of downtown. I don’t know if it is because my mom went to secondary school there or because my dad’s office was there or because some of […]

Happy Sunny & Bright Holidays from Curacao!


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I had plans to post my favorite Christmas recipes, homemade gifts, favorite Holiday songs and more, but none of that happened, because this Island Girl’s mind was somewhere else: after 10 months, I was finally heading home!  Home. Many places have been home for me these past few years, but no matter where I live, […]