St. Thomas – U.S. Virgin Islands, Shore excursion!

St. Thomas - shore excursion

Check out last weeks post about our Carnival Cruise!  I’ll be posting details about each of our shore excursions & cruise adventures over the next several weeks, be sure to stop back! The first port of call on our 7 day Carnival Cruise, aboard the Carnival Fascination was in St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands.  As … Read more

Carnival Cruise!

Carnvial Cruise

After much research into different cruise lines and routes, we booked (& recently returned from) a 7 day cruise through Carnival.  I’ve spent a lot of time in the Caribbean, but had never done a cruise before, so I wasn’t sure what to expect, but was pretty excited. I’ve been hesitant to book cruises in the past … Read more

Minneapolis – a quick visit

sculpture park

Minneapolis is a really neat city, with such a wide variety of activities to do.  Anytime I’m in that area I try to get a trip to Ikea in, and totally loved shopping at Patina last time.  But, when I was visiting a friend, I got to see some of the other cool things in … Read more

My escape:

kayaking

One of my favorite things to do to “get away” from the stresses and demands of daily life is to kayak.  There is something so peaceful & calming about being out in the middle of a lake jut floating.  Or, paddling along a river exploring the surroundings from a different perspective.  I love watching the … Read more

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