Adventuring

  Given the ages of my kids (4 and 7 at the time), our two favorite day trips from San Juan were hiking through the rainforest of El Yunque (and swimming in the waterfalls), and visiting Loquillo Beach.  Here are a few notes and pics from our trip: El Yunque Rainforest Hike (and Waterfalls) I spent a ton of time trying to find out...
About this time last year, with Spring Break looming on the horizon and wanderlust creeping into my veins, I sat Mike down in the kitchen.  The kids were in bed, the Scotch was poured and it was time to talk Plans (Mike's least favorite topic).  "Babe," I said.  "I really want to go somewhere different for Spring Break.  We spend most of...
  SUMMER.  I wait all year for the season of beach days and s'mores and bubbles and sand between your toes.  I don't even mind the accompanying sweaty little heads and complaints of boredom because eventually sprinklers are turned on, popsicles are ready, fireflies come out, and summer works it's magic on us all. We just spent a glorious few days...
We spent a sun-and-fun soaked weekend in Cape May a few weeks ago, and it was one of those rare occasions that I managed to pack perfectly.  I brought just a few things, but felt chic and comfortable in every situation we encountered.  Here's what I brought...and how I plan to extend it for our beach week(s) in Michigan.   Weekend...