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Summertime Travel – Country Inn and Suites

Summertime is about getting in all the travel you can! Am I right? And travel usually includes hotel stays. I don’t know about you, but at this point in life, I have certain criteria that a hotel must meet before I’ll stay there. Country Inn and Suites meets all the criteria I have for a more-than-comfortable […] Read more…

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Our LOVE of Hiking

If you follow me (well, US actually – me and Jimi) on other social media channels (especially Snapchat – litasworldjen), then you know we have a true love of hiking. We taken many hikes through our 20+ years together from the exotic to the urban to the everyday. AND, we’ve loved them all. The beauty of […] Read more…

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Travels in Thailand – Sukhothai

Ready for our next stop on our Travels in Thailand tour – another Unesco World Heritage Site? Well, we’re still traveling North in Thailand from Ayutthaya, and now we’re on our way to Sukhothai. But, before we get there, we’re treated to another wonderful experience of just being on the road in Thailand – a roadside market in a […] Read more…

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Disney’s The BFG

Coming up on Friday, July 1st, Disney will release “The BFG”, an imaginative story of a young girl and the Giant who introduces her to the wonders and perils of Giant Country. The author of “The BFG”, Roald Dahl, was first published in 1982 and has been enchanting readers of all ages ever since with stories such as “Charlie […] Read more…

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Travels in Thailand – Ayutthaya

Ready to continue on with our travels in Thailand? We now leave Bangkok and head about 80 km North. The next stop I’d like to share with you is our first visit to a Unesco World Heritage Site called Ayutthaya. Ayutthaya Ayutthaya was the second and most prosperous capital of Siam, founded in 1350. Ayutthaya was an international trading […] Read more…

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Disney – Pixar’s Finding Dory

Have you been to the theater yet to see Disney – Pixar’s Finding Dory ? If you haven’t, what are you waiting for? I’m pretty sure I don’t need to tell ANYONE who Dory is. If you’re not sure, then you probably live in a cave somewhere and simply need to come out now and […] Read more…

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Visit to Florida

Recently (as in last week), I paid a visit to Florida. I lived in Florida for my High School (in Kissimmee) and College (in Tampa) years. And, yes, I even worked at Disney World when I was in High School – aka the BEST JOB EVER!! My Mom still lives in Kissimmee and I made a visit to […] Read more…

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Travels in Thailand – Bangkok Day 2

I remember still being a bit jet-lagged on day 2 of our Travels in Thailand. On this day, we were still exploring the city of Bangkok and getting used to the sights and sounds that would  become expected and familiar in touring this fabulous country. Sites such as elephants roaming the roadways: And families squooshed […] Read more…

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Traveling to Thailand – First Stop Bangkok

A couple of years ago, Jimi (aka Pops) and I took a trip Traveling to Thailand and Cambodia. I never really posted much about this trip. In fact, there are a lot of vacations in the last few years that I don’t seem to have posted much about. I was a lazy travel blogger you could say. […] Read more…

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Disney’s Beauty and the Beast

WOW, did you even know this was happening?? Disney is remaking the “Beauty and the Beast” animated classic into a live-action film. This version is a re-telling of the movie we all fell in love with from the tale as old as time for a more modern audience. This version will stay true to the original music while updating the […] Read more…

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Are You Using Snapchat

Honestly, I confess, I’m pretty obsessed with using Snapchat lately. As a social media outlet, I find it so much fun to share the bits and pieces of my day with this app. AND don’t even get me started with all the fun filters you can use! Even Jimi has gotten into the fun of […] Read more…

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Lions, Tigers & Bears OR Blogging, Opinions & Stuff

Wow, there are a lot of “opinions” out there lately! Opinions on many, many topics. The blogging world has been shaken around this week with controversy over “Mommy Bloggers” and truths and authenticity and the judgements have been released like a swarm of locusts. Lots and lots of thoughts and opinions have been shared: Strong Opinions […] Read more…

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Captain America: Civil War Review

I luckily got to see this movie last night. Yes, go see it! It’s a great movie and shouldn’t be missed. The action starts right at the get-go and continues throughout the whole show. Don’t be fooled by the title and the team picking (#teamCap or #teamIronMan) this movie is not simply a Captain America […] Read more…

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San Francisco Spring Break

San Francisco – City by the Bay -The City – whatever you call it, I’m sure you’ll agree it is one of the most beautiful cities in the world. We are so lucky to live close to such an amazing place and also lucky we were able to spend 3 days there recently with the monkeys […] Read more…

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St. Thomas & St. Maarten

Here are some more recent cruise photos to share with you!!! After our first stop in Nassau, our Princess Cruise ship stopped in St. Thomas and St. Maarten. This was in February, a perfect time of year to go to the Caribbean! This was Pops & my 5th cruise with Princess Cruise Lines and it […] Read more…

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Nassau

Here’s a little Wordless Wednesday post of photos from our recent cruise ship stop in Nassau in the Bahamas. The sky this day was full of mystery making for some dramatic pics! More cruise ship photos and fun posts are coming!!! Read more…

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Disney’s The Jungle Book – MOVIE REVIEW

UPDATED: Wednesday April 13th to include my movie review at the bottom of this post after the movie description. Okay, be honest, when you saw the original “Jungle Book” cartoon, you kinda wished you were Mowgli living with the animals in the jungle, right ? Or was that just me? Well, maybe not Mowgli sitting […] Read more…

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Wordless Wednesday

Well, almost wordless. Here are a few pics of life around here this past week. Of course, they focus on my favorite things – Grandsons, Bubba and Food!! Read more…

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Happy Easter

Wishing everyone a very Happy Easter and a beautiful Spring day with family and friends! Holidays make me wish I was closer to all of my family and friends, but I am grateful for the ones I will spend time (eating & visiting) with today. I will definitely be trying to not eat too much […] Read more…

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My Morning Ritual of Meditation

Recently, Martha Stewart re-posted a link from Pop Sugar Moms on Facebook about Good Morning Habits. I found it very interesting that some items seemed focused on “active” morning people and some on calm and “languid” morning people. I shared that my mornings begin calmly and my ritual includes these steps: meditate “sit” and enjoy a […] Read more…

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