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The Wild Animal Sanctuary | Colorado

While in the Denver, Colorado area visiting my (not so) little brother, we made our way to the Wild Animal Sanctuary. The Wild Animal Sanctuary is the oldest and largest nonprofit sanctuary in the US dedicated exclusively to rescuing captive exotic and endangered large carnivores. So it really is: Lions, tigers and bears! Oh my! […]

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A Burger and Ice Cream

I had the most delicious scoop of ice cream today. I haven’t been able to indulge in dairy for a few months (ahem, a year and a half now), but Mini-me seems to have developed a better tolerance to dairy recently, so indulge in Morelli’s today I did. How brilliant is it that Farm Burger […]

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Franklyn D Resort in Jamaica

We are on our way back to Atlanta now. But first, I need to gush about the resort that we stayed at for the past week first. If you have young children, want to dive in the Caribbean and also want to make sure that said children are in safe hands… you must check out […]

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Advanced Open Water Certified

Four days and seven dives later, we’re officially Advanced Open Water certified divers! Here we are with our instructor, Marcia. Yes, I know I don’t look like a diver in this photo… we stayed at the resort where the dive shop is located, so we were able to head back to the room to shower, […]

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Nurse Sharks and Lionfish

Just in case my previous posts make it seem as though we’re neglecting Mini-me on this trip… Here we are having some morning fun on the beach before breakfast this morning. Mini-me is absolutely loving her vacation nanny here at the resort, and Mom & Dad are loving being able to get away for a […]

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Wreck Diving

Whew! Second day of diving is complete. Continuing on with our Advanced Open Water certification dives, this morning we did our Wreck Dive and our Underwater Navigation Dive. First up was a dive at Reggae Queen to see three wrecks, a ship (the Reggae Queen) and two airplanes. All were intentionally sunk for recreational diving […]

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