Published on Thursday, August 30, 2012 by Caryn Bailey
Having traveled quite extensively this year, I can say without a doubt that it is on those trips where I am challenged to stick to my health and fitness goals. It is too easy to skip my workouts and justify evening desserts. As you can imagine, when I heard Leah Segedie from Mamavation was putting together a unique, health and fitness-focused vacation, I was intri... Read More »
Published on Monday, August 13, 2012 by Caryn Bailey
One month...that is all we have left of summer. Fortunately, we've been staying active...and cool! It's been an amazing summer with many memorable moments! Some of the highlights of our summer included up-close animal encounters at Safari Park, splashing in our pool, getting our wiggles out at Scooter's Jungle, and spending time together as a family in San Diego.
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Published on Monday, July 2, 2012 by Caryn Bailey
Travel and change of place impart new vigor to the mind - Seneca
Because our children are still smallish, our vacations are typically more like staycations to places that are easily accessible via car. Even a long weekend away is enough to relax and reconnect. But many couples are afraid to travel with children because they worry about meltdowns, disruptions in ... Read More »
Published on Thursday, April 12, 2012 by Caryn Bailey
Some of my most cherished memories were spent with loved ones across the world. From cruising the Mediterranean with my parents to moving halfway across the world to Europe as a newlywed with my husband, travel has been integral to expanding my world view on people and cultures. One of my favorite quotes is by philosopher and theologian St. Augustine.
“The wo... Read More »
Published on Monday, August 1, 2011 by Caryn Bailey
I have so many memories of camping with my family as a child. Memories of cooking Rice-A-Roni and Mac & Cheese (truly!) on a Coleman stove, fishing on the lake, coloring rocks.... When the hubby and I got married, the closest we got to camping was backpacking Europe. As a side note, I'd much rather pitch a tent than sleep in some of the hostels we staye... Read More »
Published on Wednesday, June 15, 2011 by Caryn Bailey
From time to time, I've shared bits and pieces of our pre-parental travels. But how did we end up moving all the way to Edinburgh, Scotland for almost one year?
We had been married approximately 6 months when we decided to take a two week trip to Europe. We were still relishing in the memories of our Tahitian honeymoon and itching to continue traveling. While I... Read More »
Published on Sunday, September 13, 2009 by Caryn Bailey
So, I started thinking about the two weeks we spent away in Minnesota, Alabama, Georgia, and South Carolina and everything we did. From my visit to General Mills to our stay on a beach in Charlotte, we saw and experienced so much. I thought I'd just do a series of posts. FYI, some of the posts will include reviews and experiences with companies and products. B... Read More »