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Cruise to Mexico

Eric and I NEEDED a vacation, so we decided to take a cruise!  We had a last minute change of heart from our original Whistler snowboarding plan.  www.vacationstogo.com  We got a KILLER deal $550 per person for a 7 day cruise to Mexico on Holland America- room with a balcony!  
Here's a few pictures!

We did the Hidden Beach Horseback riding excursion in Puerto Vallarta- I have nothing but GREAT things to say about this tour!!  Well worth our money!!
This is my million dollar shot!!!  Whales graced us with their presence on our way- literally 20 feet away from us!!  This wasn't even part of the tour!!  Amazing, peaceful creatures...  something I will NEVER forget!
My first horseback riding experience was great!  They gave me a grandma horse that took it's time and made me feel completely comfortable!  We borrowed the people of Quimixto's horses and they took us to a huge waterfall.  This little town is only accessible by boat and I swear, this is where I want to retire!
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Pumpkin Cheesecake

It has been one crazy busy new year and it's already 12 days into FEBRUARY?!  Aaah, make the time go by a little slower so I can enjoy my weekends!!

I've needed to post this for a while and have only now just found some time!!   This is a Phenomenal recipe;  it has a taste that you can't put your finger on what ingredient it is that makes it taste so uniquely delicious!  Found it on AllRecipes.com.  Don't be intimidated by the amount of ingredients, you may have most of them already in your kitchen.



Pumpkin Cheesecake Ingredients3/4 cup graham cracker crumbs1/2 cup ground pecans2 tablespoons white sugar2 tablespoons brown sugar1/4 cup butter3/4 cup white sugar3/4 cup canned pumpkin3 egg yolks1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon1/2 teaspoon ground mace1/2 teaspoon ground ginger1/4 teaspoon salt3 (8 ounce) packages cream cheese