Grand Palladium, Puerto Vallarta Review

Grand Palladium Vallarta Review - An Air Canada Vacation to Puerto Vallarta Mexico, an all-inclusive trip with kids - full review!

Ever since we got back from Mexico three weeks ago the temperatures here at home have pretty much been steady at -30/-40, can someone please send me back to the sunshine?!

Last week I shared a few photos from our trip in my post about all-inclusive trips with kids but after getting a number of questions on our specific resort I thought I would share a full review.

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Our Trip to Mexico – An All-Inclusive Trip with Kids

All-Inclusive Trips with Kids - Are they right for your family? And what you need to know, plus some packing tips and tips for along the way.
Early in the winter we knew that we wanted to escape a little of the Canadian prairie winter and made plans to take an all-inclusive trip to a warm location in January.
January is usually our coldest month here with temperatures usually below -20 and with -40 being fairly common.
Not surprisingly winter depression often starts to hit around then too. With the cold temperatures and sun rising after 9am and setting by 5pm and knowing there are still a couple months of winter left it’s a bleak time.

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The Best Hot Cocoa – Homemade & Dairy-Free

The Best Dairy Free Hot Cocoa

I don't drink coffee and about a year ago I found one kind of tea that I enjoy. But I am often cold and live in a land of almost perpetual winter so a girl has got to have some kind of hot beverage to warm herself with.

Enter homemade hot chocolate.

I originally found a Starbucks copycat recipe years ago and used to make it here and there but in the last two years I've modified it quite a bit and now make it every day.

It may be a bit of an addiction.

The original recipe and how I made it for years was with regular milk but once I realized that dairy was severely affecting my system and going off of it completely I knew I needed to figure out a way to continue having it.

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