Blog Break

Hi friends! I just wanted to let y’all know that I’m taking a blogging break for a bit. I hope to pick up blogging again in the future. Until then, seize the day, take risks, think critically, be kind, spread love, and most of all enjoy the great outdoors and the people you love!

Thank You to 200 followers!

Heavens to Betty! WordPress just notified me that we have 200 follows! I just wanted to take a minute to say “Thank you” for following us! I’m honored that 200 people find our adventures interesting enough to follow. I always look forward to your comments and I’m encouraged whenever you “like” one of my posts. … Continue reading Thank You to 200 followers!

Rebranding – Feature Photo & Tagline Update

Well everyone, we have officially succeeded in moving into our new home! I feel like we are starting a new chapter in our lives as a family, and I’m going to do a touch of rebranding to our blog. I’ve chosen a new feature photo that I took last week of a butterfly in our … Continue reading Rebranding – Feature Photo & Tagline Update

Heavenstobetty Receives the Real Neat Blog Award!

Thank you so much for nominating me for the Real Neat Blog Award! This is such a huge compliment coming from one of my favorite bloggers, National Parks with T. Be sure to go over to her blog for a visit. When you do, you will be delightfully transported somewhere beautiful, amazing and inspiring! Real … Continue reading Heavenstobetty Receives the Real Neat Blog Award!

The Decade Tag

First of all, I want to send a big "thank you" to my friend, Jenny from Of Progress and Purpose for nominating me to participate in this tag. I've never participated in a tag before, so here goes nothin'... I celebrated my 40th birthday this year so I thought this tag was perfectly timed, though … Continue reading The Decade Tag

Zoom Birthday 🎂 for Kids

My youngest son recently celebrated his 6th birthday. We had been planning a trip to Legoland, California to celebrate but COVID-19 disrupted that plan. I felt bad for my little boy who had been looking forward to his big birthday celebration for months. He took the news really well, but my mama heart still felt … Continue reading Zoom Birthday 🎂 for Kids

Shelter at Home Chunking

I recently read an interesting article on “chunking”. In psychology, chunking refers to grouping small chunks of information so you can remember larger pieces of information when you put the chunks together. The most common example of this is phone numbers. While it is very difficult to remember a 10 digit number, most people can … Continue reading Shelter at Home Chunking

Goodwill & Thrift Store Shopping Tips

I’m a big fan of shopping at thrift stores. Some of my top reasons to shop at Goodwill and other thrift stores are: Saving money as we replace our book, game and toy collectionsReducing our carbon footprint Giving back to our community Finding books and games that are retired, out of print, or no longer … Continue reading Goodwill & Thrift Store Shopping Tips

2017 Winnebago Vista For Sale

The police just came to our front door to inform us that we can’t park our RV on the street in front of our rental house. Apparently, someone complained about it, and there is a city ordinance we were unaware of. We have 24 hours to move it. This was our home for 10 months … Continue reading 2017 Winnebago Vista For Sale

Happy Valentine’s Day ❤️ to all 100 Followers!

Happy Valentine's Day and thank y'all so much for following our Camp Fire displacement adventure! I'm honored that 100 people have found my blog interesting enough to follow! It's a great joy for us to share our journey with you. I've found writing and photography to be very therapeutic and it means the world to … Continue reading Happy Valentine’s Day ❤️ to all 100 Followers!