North America

I’m hoping this is self explanatory but you can find any posts on North American destinations here.

Things To Do In Houston With Kids - a stone bird table in the Japanese Gardens in Hermann Park. The background and foreground are all green (trees, grass, etc)

Things to do in Houston with kids

Houston was our old stomping ground and the birthplace of Thing 1. Most people don’t think of Houston as a family-friendly destination but we were pleasantly surprised. Houston with kids is great! Houston with kids? Really? Houston was only home to Thing 1 for ten short months but we quickly realised what a great place […] Read more…

Let’s Do Disney In A Day

The thing I was most excited about for our whole holiday was going to Disneyland California with the Things and my niece. I’m pretty sure I was more excited about Disney than the Things! Although most people think I am hyper-organised, part of this post is going to reveal I am a massive closet disorganised person! […] Read more…

The Magic City – Miami!

How can you go wrong finishing a 3 week US trip in Miami?!! Our last leg and it was time for some R&R with S’s parents who conveniently live in Miami – the coast closest to home. We have been to see them many times over the years so it is familiar territory for us. Yet […] Read more…

The Things with new Houston T-Shirts on

H Town (Houston)

So we had had a great week in Los Angeles but it was time to move on. LA to Houston was my first solo flight with 2 kids so more nerves set in for this one. Thankfully we had so many United miles from when we lived in Houston, we could fly business class for about […] Read more…

LA LA Land! Los Angeles!

What a whirlwind 3 weeks! Our time in Los Angeles at the start of our trip already seems like a distant memory. We are back in the sandpit and past the jet lag for the most part (I was quite enjoying the later wake up times last week but the Things were happy to remind me […] Read more…

Planning for the USA!

USA! USA! I’m so excited! And I just can’t hide it! I’m about to lose control and I think I like it! We have 8 sleeps until we get on a plane to go to the USA. 8 sleeps until we go to the airport with S and stay together as a family… Right up […] Read more…