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…

Rust Bucket

We did a crazy thing. Those were the words that chimed through my mind for a week straight, between the time that we signed the agreement to purchase and the date we picked it up. We did a crazy thing. We had been “shopping” for an RV for a few weeks. Before that, we only…

Hiking with Kids: so they don’t hate it.

My husband and I love hiking.  Being outside, somewhere new, somewhere beautiful, packing all the necessary gear (my favorite part) and putting dirt under my shoes feels just plain good.   I want to go fast.  I want to go high.  I want to go far. The kids are less enthusiastic. I say, “We’re going on…