Christmas Activities with Kids in Melbourne

It was our first Christmas in Melbourne and we wanted to share with you the fantastic Christmas activities with kids in Melbourne that we explored in December. I have been in warm climates before for Christmas and it always feels a bit strange and Australia was no exception.  December also brings the end of the school year and so for …

2016 Year in Review

Well after reading quite a few lovely “Year in Review” blog posts and Facebook updates, I decided to try to take a stab at one of my own.  So many of these are so well written and reflective and inspirational that I don’t think I have the time or energy to write such a well written piece, but here goes! …

A Mini Escape to WA

Today we have been in Melbourne exactly two months.  Usually I am complaining about time going by too quickly, but in this case the past two months feel like so long ago.  We are settling in here.  I have been open about the struggles and difficulties I have had settling here.  I have also had lots of time to think …

A Rainbow of Emotions

Our first blog from Australia and I am so excited to say that as of two hours ago we have a house.  We don’t move in for 3 weeks, but we have sent the bond and it is official!  We have been in Australia just less than 2 weeks and searching for a house has consumed these weeks.  It has …

Our Next Adventure

Those who know us well know that we get antsy – especially me (Dawn).  We have been home for a year after our 6 month adventure last year in the Bahamas and Nicaragua and pretty much the minute we arrived home, the planning for the next adventure began.  We loved cruising and sailing in the Bahamas and were contemplating what …