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

Camping at Salt Springs Recreational Area – Ocala National Forest

December 22, 2022 While Florida may be best known for its beaches and amusement parks, the thousands of springs in the state are a definite popular attraction. For centuries, people have visited and lived near these fascinating areas for their life giving water. In fact, if you are near springs, you are probably not too … Continue reading Camping at Salt Springs Recreational Area – Ocala National Forest

My Daily Bucket List That Keeps Me Productive

December 16, 2022 A neatly made bed means I’ve done something today! On this eve of winter break, my thoughts are turning to New Years and the resolutions and habits I want to change, start or stop. I like to use breaks as a chance to change these habits and establish routines for when I … Continue reading My Daily Bucket List That Keeps Me Productive

Hinnant Family Vineyards – Harvest Host

November 26, 2022 While traveling recently, we had a long drive between destinations, so made use of our Harvest Host/Boondocker's Welcome Membership and stopped for an overnight stay at Hinnant Family Vineyards. This is a beautiful location conveniently located just off of I-95 in central North Carolina. They have an easy to access parking area … Continue reading Hinnant Family Vineyards – Harvest Host

Travel Tip: Use the Visitor’s Center

November 23, 2022 There is so much that goes into planning any kind of travel, that it can be overwhelming, especially to RVers that may not have any connections to an area. Finding places to camp, access to groceries, laundry, internet and other amenities, as well as things to do in the area are all … Continue reading Travel Tip: Use the Visitor’s Center

Dealing with Laundry in RV Life

November 2, 2022 The large capacity machines cost more, but fit a week of clothes for 3 into one machine, and a week of towels and bedclothes into a second machine I have always hated doing laundry, which is ironic, since I love everything clean--especially clean sheets to sleep on. I'll admit, the night before … Continue reading Dealing with Laundry in RV Life

Eliminating Micro-Decisions Improved My Daily Life

October 11, 2022 In a 24/7 fast-paced world, it can be a challenge to keep up with all of our demands, let alone slow down. But this was something I had to do for my mental health and for my family since the speed of life was just too fast. I had ventured into the … Continue reading Eliminating Micro-Decisions Improved My Daily Life

Should You Customize Your RV?

October 7, 2022 When I first ventured into the RV life, I watched a lot of videos and read a lot of blogs from social media. There are some beautifully customized RVs that people have shared that are inspiring. But should you customize yours? Here are some things to ask yourself before you do. AGE … Continue reading Should You Customize Your RV?