• Belize,  hubs,  kids,  vacay

    Belize Va-Caye, Part 2: The Good, the Bad, and the Cranky

    I’ll just jump right in… The Good – Ramon’s Village I can’t say enough about Ramon’s. I loved everything about it, from our cute cabana (it was classified as “seaside”, but as far as I’m concerned, it was essentially “beachfront”), to the beach, the pool, the hammocks, the activities, and the restaurant. And the staff. They just make everything easy. They made dinner reservations, catered to my gluten-free diet, pretended my children really were perfect, and much more.  – Snorkeling My first snorkeling experience was on our trip two years ago. Frankly, this time I was looking forward this time to watching the children get to try it and swim…

  • Belize,  hubs,  kids,  vacay

    Belize Va-Caye, Part 1: Are we there yet?

    As we speak, we (“we” being my husband Noel, myself, and our two children) are returning from our nearly weeklong vacation in San Pedro, Belize. When I say “as we speak”, I mean that we are literally en route. I’m currently sitting in an airport terminal in Atlanta, anxiously awaiting a ride to Gulfport, which has already been delayed.  I really meant to do more writing during the trip, and I did formulate all kinds of things in my head, but I have to be honest: this is the first time I have opened my laptop since departing the US last Thursday, although I had it with me the whole…