Monthly Archive: July 2010


Ixtapa – Mango Paradise

When we decided to go on a family vacation, my only real requirement was that I not have to cook. The whole time. I also didn’t want to have to change hotels every night, schlepping kids’ stuff all over everywhere. This eliminated any kind of camping, road trip, or the like. We settled on Club Med in Ixtapa, Mexico. We plunked down a bunch of money in April. Then I spent the next 3 months planning (i.e., worrying about) exactly what to bring on the airplane (to keep two kids happy for 12 hours of travel time) and what to...