Hopkins Day 2019

This weekend was Hopkins Day in our village. The name may sound redundant since we live in Hopkins, Belize. What it means is the village council of Hopkins creates an event that gives residents (and the village itself) an opportunity to make money and to celebrate Hopkins. People of Hopkins...

A Day in the (new) Life

I thought it would be fun to chronicle one day of mine to give you an idea of what my new life is like -- living in Hopkins, Belize and as a resort owner and mom. 6:00am: Wake up. Extremely tired. Ruger woke me up twice in the middle of...

Grocery stores and food

I feel like it took me a month to really figure out the food situation here...meaning: what is the best way to shop for food and keep the pantry/fridge stocked. Coming from NYC, we were used to placing an order on Fresh Direct (delivery) once a week and supplementing with...

First couple of days in Hopkins

For the first week that we are in Hopkins we will be staying in our new hotel as guests. Then we will be in a nearby rental apartment for 3 weeks. Around Sept 6th, we will move into the owners apartment above the restaurant. The delay is because he current...

Moving to Hopkins, Belize

Today we moved to Belize, to live and work. We are coming from NYC, moving to Hopkins, Belize to run a resort called Beaches and Dreams. Ryan and I have lived in NYC for about 20 years. Our kids, Fay (9) and Rex (7) have lived in NYC their whole...