March 28, 2023 My grandmother was a great cook. Whether it was a meal when we'd visit or a holiday family gathering, the food was always delicious. One of my favorites she made was meatloaf and, when I grew up and got married, it was one of the first ones I learned to make. I've … Continue reading Nanny’s Meatloaf
How Minimalism Helped My Allergies and Asthma
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
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
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?
DIY Projects: Turning a Dog Crate Into a Side Table
February 9, 2023 When you live in a small space, multipurpose items are a huge help. When we needed a side table in our RV, but still needed a place for the dog bed, we decided to pull the dog crate out of storage and put it to work doing double duty. It isn't as … Continue reading DIY Projects: Turning a Dog Crate Into a Side Table
Never Quit On a Bad Day
January 21, 2023 I remember being told these words early on in my teaching career. It had been a rough year with a rough group of kids. It was time to put in our intent letters (letters telling administration we want to stay at the school and subject for the next school year). I was … Continue reading Never Quit On a Bad Day
Your New Favorite Burger Recipe
January 10, 2023 I am a self proclaimed cheeseburger connoisseur. I love a good cheeseburger and, with so many food allergies, it can be my go to meal. I've experimented with various recipes over the year. When you live with a pepper allergy, boring meat seasonings are no fun. I have recently been using a … Continue reading Your New Favorite Burger Recipe