Brantley Lake, NM and Carlsbad Caverns

Our first RV weekend trip! We got a camping spot at Brantley Lake. It’s a state park which mean 🤑 low rates! The spots were spacious, there were great amenities, and it was near a beautiful lake.  We camped with some friends who also made a recent RV purchase. We spent the day at the…

Austin, Texas

So, this is a little belated, but over Thanksgiving (last year), I took the kiddos to Austin, Texas BY MYSELF. Yes, I did. #beastmode And here’s how that went… We actually had a fantastic time. We walked around the downtown area, explored some cooler areas, visited friends, did a lot of driving, and went to…

Destination: Lake Bled, Slovenia

Assuming you ever find yourself in the alpine region of Europe and are looking for a quaint, scenic, low-cost, relaxing, mildly-tourist, has-it-all, kid-friendly destination to spend a good weekend, I give you Lake Bled, Slovenia.  Lake Bled is a picturesque glacier lake complete with alpine backdrop, church on an island, and overlooking castle.  A tourist destination…