Newbie bloopers

I think my mistakes in life are the things that make me laugh the hardest. Once enough time has passed, the most embarrassing moments are usually the funniest to think back on. It will be fun to put some of these in writing and have them to look back on...

Scam or not, you decide

We've owned the hotel and restaurant for one year now. I have to say, the best part of owning this business is meeting and talking with all the guests. I really really enjoy meeting people and hearing about their lives back home: their stories. Some guests I click with so...

High Season and New Businesses

I haven't written a post in so long and I going to blame it on the resort finally being busy. That and the new coffee shop. Low Season vs High Season When we arrived in August it was the low season and it was also hurricane season and the rainy...

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...

A trip to Belize City

After our marathon two days of closing, we also needed to take a trip to Belize City to transfer the titles of the resort boats. It takes about 2.5 hours to drive to Belize City so the fastest way to go is to take a little prop plane on a...

Closing Day – Part 1 and 2

Wednesday was set as closing day -- the day we take ownership of the resort. Ryan had been working with a lawyer from Belize City for months, putting together the contracts and sorting out the details of the purchase with the former owner. Our lawyer, Steve, planned to leave Belize...