The best mementos are attached with meanings. My Mama lives over 3,000 miles away across the Pacific. But this Mother’s Day, we got to spend het special day together! To commemorate this wonderful event, I got the two of us engraved eternity birthstone bracelets. Our birthdays fall on the same month, so our bracelets are … More Memento Monday: Eternity Birthstone Bracelet
My favorite in little bottles! Of course I had to get some for souvenir. And if I open one, well, who can blame me? 😉 These are after all, the real deal- made and bottled in Spain. Only Spain and Portugal among European nations are allowed to sell the product using the Sangria label which … More Memento Monday: Miniature Sangria, Spain
This small attractive pouch caught my eye as I was browsing through a souvenir shop in Valencia, Spain. It had my late grandma’s name on it. The bag describes the personality of the person with the name. I can’t fully agree that my grandma was realistic and diplomatic, but I am! It’s a great combination, … More Memento Monday: Shopping Bag, Valencia
One thing the digital age has brought to us, people who love to take pictures of our travels, is that we can take as many as we want depending on the capacity of our camera SD cards or how many gigabytes our smart phones have. Since I started using cameras with SD cards, I stopped … More Memento Monday: Photo Books
Hand blown glass souvenirs at National Parks always catch my eye. They are so pretty. Designed as they were in the 17th century makes them even more fascinating.
Meet Husk and Amster, my two Alaska buddies. 😀 The former is the very first stuffed toy I got from my hubby. The latter is a souvenir from my recent Alaska trip. What do you think of stuffed toys as souvenirs?
Delta Airlines’ Sky Magazine has this section where a popular person talks about his or her preferences in various things while traveling. It inspired me to make a list of my own. 1. Favorite Luggage Any four wheel spinner will do for me, but I’m eyeing Kipling’s spinner carry on. One of my brothers-in-law swears to … More When I Fly ✈️
Previously, I posted about my youngest brother’s Starbucks Mugs Collection. I help him grow the collection by buying a mug from the places I visit. There were Starbucks cafes near the ports of call during our Alaska Cruise which was great as I did not need to hunt for them. My brother would be happy to … More Memento Monday: Starbucks Mugs 2.0
Sometimes it’s more fun creating one’s souvenir than just buying one from a gift shop. It becomes more meaningful, too, when you use a picture that you took yourself. Some of the magnets on our fridge are of pictures I took. I simply chose magnet sizes online on Shutterfly, uploaded my chosen pictures, and voila … More Memento Monday: Create Your Own Photo Magnets
Nothing beats a great bargain! I have mentioned previously that since it was ms Amsterdam‘s last sailing for the Alaska Cruise season while my family was on board, there were plenty of Sales up to 75% off! 💃🏻💃🏻💃🏻 With much consideration, like 2 days of thinking, I finally decided to buy this tribal inspired … More Memento Monday: Tribal Inspired Sweater