March 21, 2023 I'm an accidental minimalist. In 2001, I was medically discharged from the military because I had asthma induced allergies and was allergic to, well, just about everything. Apparently, traveling to so many new places had jarred my immune system and tipped me over the edge--or that was how a doctor explained to … Continue reading How Minimalism Helped My Allergies and Asthma
Travel Planning or Winging It?
March 18, 2023 I have been a traveler all my life. The farthest back I can remember was when I was 6 and we went on a summer road trip from our home in Florida to see family in Alaska. We stopped so many places that, at the time were cool, but not significant. Today, … Continue reading Travel Planning or Winging It?
Why We Created “Our Travel Planner”
March 14, 2023 When we started this journey into full-time RV life a little over a year ago, we knew there would be a lot of information to keep up with. Being the organized person I am, I got a current road atlas, Planner, RV journal and an RV GPS device, plus I plugged things … Continue reading Why We Created “Our Travel Planner”
Traveling with Bicycles
March 11, 2023 Like many travelers, we have to consider very carefully the things we decide to carry with us. Bicycles are one of those difficult to decide on things. While they can be useful, they are a lot of weight, can present transport challenges, and aren't always easy to use everywhere you go. For … Continue reading Traveling with Bicycles
RV Show Camping – Is It Worth It?
March 7, 2023 Map of the Tampa Super Show 2023 In January, we camped at the Tampa RV Show, as did many other RVers. Many we talked to that came over for the day asked us if it was worth it. This was a question we asked ourselves before deciding to commit to it. Since … Continue reading RV Show Camping – Is It Worth It?
Navigating the WDW Transportation Options
March 3, 2023 Whether you have been to the Walt Disney World Resort in Florida or not, you are probably aware that it is HUGE! Navigating it can be a challenge, but there is plenty of transportation throughout all the Disney areas, so you don't have to worry about driving for any of it, unless … Continue reading Navigating the WDW Transportation Options
Camping at Disney’s Fort Wilderness in Florida
February 28, 2023 Our site at Fort Wilderness - 1400’s loop near the Meadow Our family decided we would spend a week at Disney's Fort Wilderness Campground to celebrate our Christmas this year. We waited until January, when the prices drop and time was more available in our schedule. We have stayed there before for … Continue reading Camping at Disney’s Fort Wilderness in Florida
2021 Keystone Sprinter 32BH – One Year Review
February 22, 2023 We have owned our 2021 Keystone Sprinter 32BH (also called a Campfire Series, or 32FWBH, depending on your source) for a little over a year now. We purchased it new in November 2021 from a local central Florida dealer after having searched for years to find an option that suited us. We … Continue reading 2021 Keystone Sprinter 32BH – One Year Review
Are Non-Traditional Schooling Options For You?
February 18, 2023 I have had a lot of conversations with other parents lately and have been researching for our own family about schooling for our kiddo. Many of us are wondering about options. For so long, we could only choose between public school and private school, with little to no influence over things, even … Continue reading Are Non-Traditional Schooling Options For You?
Thoughts From a Teacher’s Life – February
February 15, 2023 Whew, we are past Valentine's Day and I hope that you have all survived, or are healing well. If you have never taught, or never taken over a class midyear, here's an analogy: It's like walking into a den of lions to train them for a circus, but they have been starved … Continue reading Thoughts From a Teacher’s Life – February