Glacier National Park, Montana – Day 2

My husband set his alarm and got us all up dark and early so we could have a chance at getting a parking space at Logan Pass. Many of the popular spots were totally full by 10 am the day before and the Logan Pass parking lot was blocked and monitored by Park Rangers. Heavens … Continue reading Glacier National Park, Montana – Day 2

8 More Super-Tips for Camping With Kiddos

Fellow blogger, Betty, over at Chambers on the Road gave me the idea to write a post about 10 Awesome Camping Activities for Kids last season (2021). Then fellow blogger, LR, over at Returning to Paradise reminded me that I’d missed a couple great ideas so here’s part 2, with 8 more ideas for your … Continue reading 8 More Super-Tips for Camping With Kiddos

Southbound Skyway Sunset – Wordless Wednesday

Craters of the Moon National Monument – Idaho

Our first day trip since we moved to Idaho, was to visit Craters of the Moon National Monument back in September 2021. It was really very windy the day we visited. I hope y’all enjoy the photos. Plains Sunflower snow??? no. My plant ID app thinks it might be Cottonweed. climbing a hill of black … Continue reading Craters of the Moon National Monument – Idaho

Boyden Cavern – Sequoia National Forest – California

On our drive to the bottom of King’s Canyon, we stumbled upon a turn out marked “Boyden Cavern”. We wanted a little leg stretch so we took the exit and noticed a sign reading “tours”. Unbeknownst to us, guided tours were being offered every half hour for $15/adult and $10/kids over age 5. We were … Continue reading Boyden Cavern – Sequoia National Forest – California

Lava River Cave at Newberry National Volcanic Monument – Bend, Oregon

Our trip to Bend, Oregon checked off 2 of our family bucket list places to visit: Crater Lake and Lava River Cave. We had visited Newberry National Volcanic Monument in May 2019, but were unable to tour the cave due to having very recently visited Pinnacles National Park – California. To avoid the spread of disease … Continue reading Lava River Cave at Newberry National Volcanic Monument – Bend, Oregon

U-Pick Cherries 🍒 Stagecoach Lane Ranch – Oroville, California

We went cherry picking on Memorial weekend at Stagecoach Lane Ranch in Oroville, California. The u-pick ranch is operated by wonderful people and the fruit is so delicious. We met up with our friends from Returning to Paradise and had a delightful time harvesting together. It was a day of old-fashioned family fun at its … Continue reading U-Pick Cherries 🍒 Stagecoach Lane Ranch – Oroville, California

“Dryveway Camping” – Crescent City, California 2-Day Itinerary

Another week of unhealthy air quality spurred us on to another weekend getaway. This time we traveled to Crescent City, California and “dry camped” in the driveway of some favorite relatives. Crescent City is a small coastal town near the California/Oregon boarder. It is surrounded by natural beauty and is delightfully off the beaten path. … Continue reading “Dryveway Camping” – Crescent City, California 2-Day Itinerary

“Chasing Waves” – Mac Kerricher State Park – Fort Bragg, California

There are so many wildfires burning in California right now, and the air quality is so unhealthy from all the smoke. Several times these past couple of weeks, I’ve found myself wondering, “Why did we decide to move back to California anyway?” This past weekend, we decided to take our Minnie Winnie on its maiden … Continue reading “Chasing Waves” – Mac Kerricher State Park – Fort Bragg, California

One-Way Ticket to Vegas ✈️

My husband bought a one-way airline ticket to Las Vegas, Nevada. As is often the case though, things aren’t always what they seem... We heard about a really good deal on pre-owned Minnie-Winnies. At 23-feet, this Winnebago will fit in our driveway. We decided to purchase an RV that had previously been used as a … Continue reading One-Way Ticket to Vegas ✈️