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Why We Had To Switch Schools

Our journey to switch schools for our daughter was a long, and emotional path. Let me explain. It was 9pm, the end of a long trying day, full of hurtles both professional and personal. My 7 year old and I had just battled our way through 2 hours of homework, the second hour spent on a comparative study of two essays. I found this night was particularly grueling. My seven year old was wrecked. Her school days were spent steeped in rigorous studies, only to come home to more stressful … Read More

A Year in the Life of a Travel Expert | 2018 In Review

2018 was another great year full of travel, adventure, personal challenges and achievements. Most importantly to me, it was full of human connections. I am so proud of all the memories we made in 2018 and the work I did as a travel expert. It was a banner year for me, with significant progress on personal goals, and some surprise journeys I've been so grateful for. Some of the highlights include trips to Cuba, London, Washington D.C., and Chicago as well as the creation of North Florida … Read More

Woman in red dress in St Augustine

24 Hours in St Augustine | Where to Eat, Sleep, & Play in the Oldest City

St Augustine is one of Florida's most iconic destinations. Full of romance, history, and charm, it's teeming with attractions for all ages. Recently my husband and I escaped for a quick 24 hours in St Augustine. Here's where to eat, sleep, & play when you plan your next visit to the Oldest City. … Read More