Epic Roadtrip 2018 – Part 5

After resting for a night in Battle Mountain, Nevada, we drove 5 hours to beautiful Oh Ridge Campground in June Lake, California. This place was absolutely GORGEOUS – I would love to come back and spend an entire week at Continue reading Epic Roadtrip 2018 – Part 5

Epic Roadtrip 2018 – Part 4

After Rocky Mountain National Park, we headed to Yellowstone National Park. It was about a 10-hour drive so we decided to get a hotel room in Casper, Wyoming on the way there, and catch up on laundry while in Casper. Continue reading Epic Roadtrip 2018 – Part 4

Epic Roadtrip 2018 – Part 3

The drive from Colorado National Monument to Rocky Mountain National Park was adventurous, to say the least. As we were driving through the mountains on a 2-lane highway at I-4 speeds, the Jucy campervan started to shake every time I Continue reading Epic Roadtrip 2018 – Part 3

Epic Roadtrip 2018 – Part 2

The drive to Moab was flat and boring most of the way, but we did see these really cool wind turbines. They were absolutely enormous, and somehow really beautiful!  We stayed the night in a hotel: Aaaaaaaah. Climate control, a Continue reading Epic Roadtrip 2018 – Part 2

Epic Roadtrip 2018 – Part 1

Well, we did it! My 13yo son Jacob and I went on our 15-day “Epic Roadtrip” around the Western U.S.! It was everything I’d hoped for and more, and I’m pretty sure Jacob had a fun time, too! I wish Continue reading Epic Roadtrip 2018 – Part 1

Reservations In Progress!

The campervan was already reserved, months ago, along with the resort nights and Yosemite nights. This week I booked our flight, woohoo! I was able to cover the trip out there on points with American, left over from when I Continue reading Reservations In Progress!

The Grillmaster

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Chef Jacob

Jacob has been cooking dinner lately. He loves it and his food turns out really good,  too! Jacob asked me,  “Mom, are these called tweezers or pliers?” TOOOOO CUTE!! Beef Stroganoff: Candle-lit dinner (candle was his idea), chopped chicken with Continue reading Chef Jacob

Camping at Gold Head Branch State Park

I scheduled a spur-of-the-moment trip to Gold Head Branch State Park (about 2 1/2 hours north of Lake Mary) for a Friday through Sunday stay – literally decided to do this Thursday night for a Friday departure. My kids are accustomed to my spontaneity Continue reading Camping at Gold Head Branch State Park