Tag Archives: daily life

Why organic gardening is important to us

We are no strangers to organic gardening. Having space for a garden is high on our list of ‘wants’ when we look to live somewhere for an extended period of time. It’s important to us to be able to grow our own food. Even though organic produce is easy to find in Ubud, having a […]

The greener the better! Green Smoothies!

My Green Smoothie Secret

What keeps me so full of energy while dealing with my day to day life of being a mother of two, an awesome wife, a business owner, an avid reader and gregarious socialite? My secret lies in how I fuel my body and mind. Most days I start with yoga to stretch my body, calm […]

Pretty flowers outside

Peek into our Life: Fishing & Sunday Dinners

I really haven’t written too much about what we actually do while living on Ambergris Caye and I thought I’d fill you in. So expect a series on our normal, everyday life in the next few weeks. I’m writing under the assumption that you want to actually read about what it’s like to live here […]

Happy Holidays from the Kings!

The Making of a Tropical Christmas Tree

Tis’ the season!  Here we are in the heat and humidity with the AC running, the skies are blue, and the sun is shining through the palm trees.  There is a palm print couch in our living room, banana trees printed on our curtains and a pile of sand on our floor.  And as we […]

Jumping into Costa Rica

Realities of Moving Abroad

Thirty years ago I was an immigrant in a foreign country, the US.  Two years ago I was an immigrant in Costa Rica and this year I am an immigrant in Belize. You’d think I’d have this ‘moving to a different country’ gig down by now, but the realities of moving abroad are the same […]

Atenas, Costa rica during the rainy season

Rainy Day Fun in Atenas

It’s the rainy season and that means that nearly every afternoon…it’ll rain.  It’s no surprise.  After living here for nearly 1 1/2 years, it also doesn’t stop us from doing things outside.  We just pack the stroller with umbrellas and go forth. Today, with grey storm clouds above us and a beautiful array of lightening […]