My Three Year Blogiversary! (+ Announcement)

My blog turns THREE today! ๐Ÿ˜€

Thank you to all of you for interacting with me online – I’ve enjoyed getting to know you better and often having a laugh or two in the comments section. โค

This past year saw some posts that I’m quite proud of, and the feedback from you have been phenomenal.ย  Some highlights of my most popular posts from 2017:

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Happy New Year! Looking forward


โญ Happy New Year to everyone! โญ

Change is the only constant.

I’m looking forward to 2018. ๐Ÿ™‚

What I Got for Christmas 2017

The Christmas chaos is over! I hope you had a fantastic time. It’s the annual tradition to post what I got for Christmas so here it is! (and as is with tradition, I’m too lazy to take photos so you get stock photos! ๐Ÿ˜› )

Smashbox Drawn in. Decked Out. Multi-use Brush Set

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Birthday Break

A quick note to let you know that I’ll be taking a short break from blogging, just in time for my birthday which is tomorrow! ๐Ÿ˜€

I’ve been busy lately and haven’t been able to devote time to writing or photographing for the blog but I plan to be back in a few weeks! I’ll still be reading and commenting on blogs in the meantime. ๐Ÿ™‚

TBT: Tokyo Disneyland featuring Hippity Hoppity Springtime Parade!

It’s been a while since I’ve done a Throwback Thursday and today’s is timely since it’s Spring / Easter themed. ๐Ÿ™‚ As you may recall, I visited Japan in May-June of 2016. So nearly a year later, I’m finally posting about my experiences at Tokyo Disneyland! ๐Ÿ˜›

I showed a couple of photos from Tokyo Disney on the blog right after my trip, with a promise to write a more in-depth post later… and here’s later! ๐Ÿ˜‰

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My Two Year Blogiversary!

My blog turns TWO today!
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I really hope it doesn’t go through a phase of terrible twos… ๐Ÿ˜‰

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Happy New Year! Bring on 2017!

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Personally for me, 2016 was a good year! We wereย healthy, and we took some fantastic vacations. But the world at large… yikes. I sincerely hope that 2017 will prove to be more stable and the everyday lives for more people will improve! ย Happy New Year, everyone! โค

Cruise Life – My Experience

So what’s it like to go on a 7-day cruise?ย I’ll admit that I’m not keen on all-inclusive resorts, or packaged vacations because I feel trapped. I do not like being herded around like cattle for meal time and activities. I know a lot of people who have gone on cruises and thoroughly enjoyed themselves, so we decided to give it a try.
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We went on the ship Vision of the Sea, which is part of the “Vision” class of ships from Royal Caribbean. We chose the cruise line based on a lot of discussions with friends and the top 3 recommended cruise lines were Celebrity Cruises, Norwegian and Royal Caribbean. Celebrity Cruises was our top choice but it did not have any remaining sail dates for 2016 to the destinations we wanted.
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I hadย jokingly said that I would name this post “Cruise Life for Type A Personalities” –ย I wouldn’t call myself a true “Type A” personality, butย I do have some traits. It takes me a while to relax whenever we go on vacation. On a 7-day vacation, it probably takes me 2 days to stop pacing the hotel room, and then another 2 days to stop waking up at 6am. ๐Ÿ˜› So how did I find cruise life?

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