15 Places to Eat and Drink in Prague

Don’t we all wish for great, or at least good, weather when we venture outside our home? I know we do! Less crap to bring and there wouldn’t be that moment where I had to buy an “I love Paris” sweater for €25 or a $10 Disneyworld poncho. I’m not a fan of souvenir goods or labels. Yes, no gigantic “GAP” across our chest in this family. We went to Prague in April of last year and only on the last day did the sun come out. Typical! Upon arrival we were greeted with very light rain. Not bad if

12 Tips on Traveling with Kids

Traveling with kids can be a nightmare or stress free experience. With these 12 tips on how to travel with kids, based on my own experience, we hope that your outings with your family will always be fun and memorable! I remember summer of 2004. Emma was just a few months old and hubby was on temporary duty (TDY) in southern California. I wasn’t a newbie traveler but that trip to California from Missouri was my first solo trip with a child. On our way back to Missouri, I had to switch planes in Vegas. I can’t remember which gate exactly

Finding Balance

Last year wasn’t such a great year for me in terms of personal well being. I had a lot of frustration and because I wasn’t happy, everybody in the family wasn’t happy either. Being a stay-at-home-mom was still difficult for me and while I wanted to be home for the girls and husband, besides myself (mostly for the purpose of traveling whenever the girls are out of school), I still didn’t feel like I was living a full life. While many of my friends told me how lucky I was, I just didn’t feel it. I started to get angry

Almost a Year Without Blogging

Hello all! It feels a bit odd to be writing here again after being absent for almost a year. I have no craft to share. I haven’t done a lot this year and when I did do a few bits and pieces, I haven’t felt the motivation to photograph them. I haven’t done a lot of photographing either. I did one and that was just a little gift for a friend. Oh, I did do something as a going away present for one of Jovie’s teacher but that’s it. For Christmas, I was surprised I received presents I needed and

Valentine’s Day DIY Inspirations

Hi!!! Are you the type who gives out little Valentines to friends, partners and or children’s class? If yes and need some fresh ideas, check out these favorites of mine! I only do Valentines (small, tiny even) gifts for the girls. Last year I surprised them with cupcakes that my favorite baker made but usually, I just do a card, with candies, and that’s it. This year I want to do something special again and after going through Google and Pinterest found a few that looked easy, fun and beautiful. 1. Jovie loves Macarons and when I saw this ,

First Year of Fund Management Experience

I, the family in general, don’t do resolutions. We just never follow through with them for whatever reason. So instead of resolutions, we have little goals. I say little because we like to do baby steps with everything and if it works out great, then we do more the next month, quarter, year, etc. Up to last year we were a bit careless with our food purchasing and we ate out quite a bit. In the US, it’s not that bad financially. Still more expensive than cooking but a bit reasonable for our pocket book. In the UK, not only