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Back from Spring Break

Camel riding at the Phoenix zoo

Camel riding at the Phoenix zoo

We made it home from a great trip this past week. We got to visit the Grand Canyon, camp in a cute cabin at the KOA, and hang out in Phoenix in the wonderful 90 degree weather. I  It was so nice we decided to stay an extra day. We also visited the zoo, a wild animal park,  and got in some quality pool time. I almost had my head taken off by a swooping owl at the bird show! It’s good to be home, but winter weather is supposed to head back in this week. I’m going to freeze for sure.

The bird show right before the owl buzzed my head.

The bird show right before the owl buzzed my head.

I did absolutely no reading of blogs from Tuesday to Saturday evening, so I won’t do a roundup this week, but thanks to these great bloggers who were kind enough to mention me. Please let me know if I missed someone.

My Financial Independence Journey

Average Joe’s Money Blog

Stumble Forward

Budget and the Beach

The Frugal Path

The Wise Dollar

The owl that almost got me

The owl that almost got me

Club Thrifty

Regarding Nannies

I should be back in action this week. Stop by. I have some good stuff coming up. I hope everyone had a great weekend.

Modern transportation at the Grand Canyon

Modern transportation at the Grand Canyon


About Kim Parr

Kim Parr is a private practice optometrist, freelance writer, and personal financial blogger. You can follow her journey to 20/20 financial vision at Eyes on the Dollar.


  1. Love the pics! I’m glad you had a great time!

  2. great pictures! it looks pretty warm, hope the last bit of winter isn’t too cold.

  3. Nice pics! Glad you had a wonderful time 🙂

  4. Thanks for the mention! Good for you’re taking some downtime and avoiding blogging is probably a break you needed!

  5. GReat pics, Kim! Glad you had a good time, and that you are home safe and sound. 🙂

  6. Love your pictures! Looks like a great time.

  7. Looks like you all had a great time. I hope to take a vacation soon as well.

  8. Sounds like a great, warm, vacation!

  9. Mandy @ MoneyMasterMom

    Great Pictures!!!!! Oh 90 degrees would feel like a little piece of heaven. Maybe we should make a blogging campaign against Mother Nature and all these April snow flurries instead of showers.

  10. What an adventure. I can see that you all had a great time during your vacation. The photos you took are great.

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