Morning Time in Our RV

Happy first day of school everyone! If you're all done with school in your household, happy random Monday in the middle of August to you! If you already started school or haven't started yet, consider this wish belated or early! Today was the perfect time to add "morning time" back into our daily homeschool/road-school routine. … Continue reading Morning Time in Our RV

Silver City RV Resort – Minden, Nevada

This RV resort was packed tight and full to the brim. We didn't mind a bit since there were no shield-backed katydids here! In case you forgot, this is a shield-backed katydid, about 3 inches long. You can read more about those in, New Frontier RV Park - Winnemucca, Nevada. The kiddos busted out of … Continue reading Silver City RV Resort – Minden, Nevada

Kings Canyon Waterfall – Carson City, Nevada

We haven't been on a hike in awhile and a Google search of "hiking for kids" in this area recommended Kings Canyon Waterfall Trail. It was 0.3 mile in and 0.3 mile out. That was really all K could handle today so it worked out pretty well. We got to ford a creek to get … Continue reading Kings Canyon Waterfall – Carson City, Nevada

Kings Beach State Recreation Area – Lake Tahoe, California

We really enjoyed kayaking on Lake Siskiyou, California, and we just couldn't resist another kayaking excursion on Lake Tahoe. We were thrilled to find a parking spot at Kings Beach and rented 2 double kayaks at "Adrift Tahoe". The staff was amazing, super-helpful, and friendly. It was cool and windy which made kayaking on the … Continue reading Kings Beach State Recreation Area – Lake Tahoe, California

Going Grey with Glamor and Grace

"Grey hair is a crown of splendor; it is attained in the way of righteousness." - Proverbs 16:31 (NIV) I can't blame my early grey hair on the Camp Fire or our decision to move into an RV. I can't blame my kiddos either. I can (and I will) blame genetics. My dad's side of … Continue reading Going Grey with Glamor and Grace

Bruneau Dunes State Park, Idaho

Sunny skies and cooler temps made perfect weather for a day trip to Bruneau Dunes State Park (pronounced "Bruno"). Located in southern Idaho, this state park boasts North America's highest single-structured sand dune (about 470 feet high). This visit was E's belated birthday activity and we rented a sand-board to try out a new sport. … Continue reading Bruneau Dunes State Park, Idaho

New Year’s Resolution: Lose 10 pounds

I've been inspired by a "Weight Watches" advertisement that I saw while finishing off a box of "Dark Chocolate Covered Peppermint Joe-Joe's". Mmmm, so yummy! The ad shows various men and women munching on goodies, while a new version of the children's song "If You're Happy and You Know It, Clap Your Hands" plays in … Continue reading New Year’s Resolution: Lose 10 pounds