Monday, April 8, 2013

Home Sweet Home!

Ok, on my last post I mentioned taking some time off from the computer and blogging for the kids Spring Break. And the main last minute reason was this...

We were in Huatulco, (pronounced Wah-tool-co) Mexico! Like I said, it was pretty last minute because Mike found a good deal on the internet and we just wanted to get out of town. It's been almost three years since we had a real family vacation.
Had a great time! This was the beach of the resort we stayed at the first night. But you can see up on the right a little, the resort we stayed in for the remainder of our trip. It was full the night we arrived.
It was so beautiful there and hot. Unlike here with the cold and snow.
And more authentic then places like Cancun. A lot of local residents love the resort we stayed at.

And I tried something new this time around. Snorkeling! Loved it :)
What I don't love about Mexico, is that I get sick every.single.time.
Well the three times I have been there.
Thursday was a little rough. But I managed to recover.
Unfortunately, Evan was a little under the weather Saturday night and yesterday.
Just one of the drawbacks.
But since he said it was the best family vacation ever, I think that makes up for any illness.

So this week may be a little less scrapbook and a little more personal since I am working on a few design team assignments for the next issue of Crafting Ireland magazine. Although I may have a peek or two for you of those projects :) Plus a post for Craft Your Nest on Wednesday. So OK, a little scrapbooking.

Otherwise, I will probably share a few more Mexico photos and do a Healthy Living in 2013 goals post.

Anyway, as much as I love to travel, it always feels good to be home safe and sound :)
Lots of organizing and readjusting going on here.
And grateful for a husband who did all of the laundry ;)

23 comments:

  1. Boy does that look relaxing and appealing! Welcome back, Mary Jo! I'm with you, coming home from a trip and sleeping in my own bed, is the best (no matter how good a trip is). ;)

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  2. Glad you had fun!! You were close to us (we are in AZ!) :) Bummer you got sick though ....

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  3. oh looks fantastic!! i love coming home as well!!

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  4. Looks like a fantastic vacation minus the sickness but all in all, great!

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  5. How great that you got a last minute getaway! I think any trip where the ocean is involved is a good time. Glad you made it home sage and sound!

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  6. Sounds like a great vacation except the sickness, hope you are all feeling better now :)

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  7. Sorry to hear you were sick. The one time I have been to Mexico my husband was sick for most of the trip. It is rough :(

    Hope to see some photos though of the highlights!

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  8. So sorry to hear you were sick and feeling under the weather. For future prevention, one word Tequila. Seriously went for a week long trip and the only two people who didn't get sick were my father and I..and we were the only ones drinking Tequila..so there you have it ;-). Seriously though looks like a beautiful place to be.

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  9. I don't know what it is about traveling and getting sick but it happens to me too. I never got sick going on business trips but for vacation, it never fails. I caught a horrible cold in Europe and I am sure I would get sick in Mexico too. That might be why I've never gone.... Glad you are home. Can't wait to see your new projects! :)

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  10. Sounds like a great vacation except for the sick part!
    That beach looks awesome!

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  11. Glad all of you had a good time!!
    Sorry about the sick day.
    We have never gotten sick in Mexico and neither has Ellie. Glad the illness was quick and you still had a awesome time.
    Looking forward to seeing some more pictures and hearing more about it! :)

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  12. Oh wow! Sounds lovely, less the sick.

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  13. What a FUN getaway! So exciting to travel with the kids at this age, they really enjoy it. Love the beach picture!! Glad you're home safe :)

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  14. Welcome back. It is always fun to get a chance to get away but I always love coming home.

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  15. Welcome home! I know that feeling. Good to get away and good to get back. Although with more to do than when you left. So glad y'all got away. Looks like heaven!

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  16. Ah! What a fun vacation! I'm sorry you were a little sick, but I'm really glad you all had a great time and got home safely! I can't wait to see more pictures, the beach looks so gorgeous!

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  17. Wow lucky gal! Looks and sounds like you had a wonderful time! :) Evie

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  18. Sounds like a great trip! Nice to hear you had some time to relax and enjoy your family!

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  19. Ohhh sunshine and no snow....that sounds like a great vacation get away :)
    Sorry you and your son got sick though :(

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  20. That looks like a fantastic get away! Hope you are feeling better by now. Looking forward to seeing your scrapbook pages of this trip!

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  21. I'm SO happy that you enjoyed your trip, Mary Jo!! It looks beautiful and what a trill to try something new!!

    Hope you and Evan are feeling better!!

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  22. Looks like you had a great getaway! Glad you and your family enjoyed it.

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