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Disney World Secrets: Eating at the Be Our Guest Restaurant

It is no secret that Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida is possibly my very favorite place on earth. It is my happy place and I never tire of visiting. Seriously…I NEVER tire of it. I mean, it’s DISNEY! Disney can add magic and brilliance…
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The Great Stupa of Dharmakaya

Heading back south, away from Red Feathers Lake, we were on the lookout for a nondescript dirt road by the name of Boy Scout Road. Jason had read about a place that needed to be explored and it was located five miles down this dirt road, seemingly…
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Red Feather Lakes & A Secret Society of Gnomes

March 5 was a beautiful spring like day in northern Colorado. Our souls ached for an adventure and fresh air so we took off. We headed an hour north of Fort Collins to the Red Feather Lakes region as it was an area we had yet to explore. It…
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How we converted our camper in 4 weeks

I created a timelapse video to show you how we converted our cargo trailer to a camper in just four weeks. I'll post more detailed videos later.

Let the adventure begin!!

We are on our way! Eighteen days of travel. Seeing new places.  Meeting new people.  Making new friends. On our first full day of travel we left northern Colorado and entered Wyoming traveling 10 hours deep into that beautiful and somewhat…

A Wyoming Night

The roads we were traveling were not lit by streetlights. There were no townships or cities nearby. We couldn’t even see any signs of houses but we know there were some ranches scattered about somewhere in the darkness. We were…
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Cargo Trailer to Camper Conversion - Walk-through

Our biggest creation, which I assure you was an adventure in itself, was the conversion of a cargo trailer into a custom built camper! We spent hours sketching out various plans for the inside of what would become our home-away-from-home. …
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8 Reasons We Chose To Build Our Own Custom RV Camper

    Why did we decide to build our own custom camper?  What made us choose this route?  Why not simply purchase an already existing manufactured RV camper?  Let me tell you… First of all, we put a lot of thought into…

Hidden Messages

Hidden messages are in our walls! I am a positive minded person.  I’m always looking for the good and positive in every situation and/or person...and I think little sayings and quotes that are positive, quirky and uplifting are the best! Therefore…

Progress!!

The progress has been fast and furious on days 4 and 5 with the insulation, flooring and walls.  Those things are a lot of measuring, cutting and placing.  A lot of work can get done in a day with these steps in the building process if you…

Day 3 -- Exhausted Arms!

Day 3 was a busy day with lots of hands involved. Thank God for our kids who are willing to help out on this large project! Four of the kids helped Jason measure and cut the Styrofoam insulation as well as put it in place. The insulation…

Day 2 -- Getting Started

It begins! Jason got started bright and early taking down the wafer board walls that came built into the trailer.   He will add the foam board insulation between each metal bar and fill any gaps with foam insulation.  We struggled…

Day 1 -- Supplies are needed!

Whoa! We just spent 3 ½ hours in Home Depot! That was exhausting! We arrived home late Wednesday night with our cargo trailer…soon-to-be home-away-from-home…and had a couple of days for talking, measuring and making final plans…

We finally did it!

We finally did it. After months of talking, looking at RVs, drawing up plans and rearranging plans 100 times we purchased something today. We purchased a Charcoal Grey 7 by 16-foot contractor’s grade cargo trailer! What are we going to…

Gypsy Girls and Paying Attention

  We had stopped to get gas one more time.  We had been driving for 10 hours this last day of our travels and I decided to walk into the store…more to stretch my legs than for any other reason. Crossing the gas pump lanes, I made…

Colorado Bound!

We are somewhere in Nebraska on i80 getting closer and closer to our Sweet Home Colorado. A black Chevy Traverse just drove past us with a cargo bag on top loaded with their belongings.  On the side of their window, written in window paint,…

The Rag

I stayed in a MOTEL last night for the first time in 18 years. I’m not going to lie…motels scare me! Thanks to the many horror films, suspense movies and news reporting shows that feature motels as creepy, run-down places where people are…
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A Cowboy, A Chance Encounter and A Moment in Time that I Will Never Forget

I met a Cowboy. A real life authentic Cowboy. One that I’m sure had a thousand stories that he could tell me.  Stories of his life, his land, his animals and his family.  Stories that would captivate me just as his smile, rugged tan…

5 Months ALREADY?

5 months of happiness and peace… 5 months of feeling like we are exactly where we belong… 5 months of new adventures, breathtaking views, snow, a blizzard and now amazing spring weather… 5 months of waking up to amazing sunrises…