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The Hartwood Cookbook – Lime Tart with Lime Caramel

  Did I ever mention that winter sucks? OK, I guess that’s not saying much because EVERYONE hates winter.  Except white people.   Or at least I assume that white … Continue reading

May 11, 2017 · 2 Comments

Back to Tulum

Back in the beginning of summer, Boom Boom and I sat down to coordinate our calendars.    Anyone with kids in this age of signing them up for all kinds … Continue reading

September 27, 2016 · 4 Comments

Hartwood – Best Meal Ever?

What makes for the best dinner ever?  I certainly don’t have an answer for this and anyone who has the definitive answer to this is probably some blowhard you’re better … Continue reading

October 22, 2014 · 13 Comments

El Camello, Jr

It’s almost a cliché now to say that, if you really want to eat well on vacation, you have to eat where the locals eat.  Maybe you’ll get something that … Continue reading

September 30, 2014 · 9 Comments

Posada Margherita

In preparation for our to Tulum, I did some rigorous research on the best restaurants there.  And by “rigorous” I mean that I typed “best Tulum restaurants” in a Google … Continue reading

September 24, 2014 · 9 Comments

Be Tulum

At that Treetop yoga class we took at Be Tulum, there were two early 20s women there who looked to be sisters.  Halfway through the class one of them decided … Continue reading

September 10, 2014 · 12 Comments

Yoga Fools

One of the criteria that Boom Boom had for our trip to Tulum was that the hotel couldn’t have a gym.  This was no small task as most places have … Continue reading

September 5, 2014 · 11 Comments

Drinking around Tulum…

…and boy did we do a lot of that.  They say you’re supposed to have eight glasses of water or other fluids a day.  And since it was hot and … Continue reading

September 3, 2014 · 16 Comments

I Love Tulum

Every year, the kids go to a YMCA camp in beautiful northern Michigan for some good old-fashioned outdoor fun.  Last year, we did a “staycation” and while it was relaxing, … Continue reading

August 27, 2014 · 14 Comments