9 Basic Terms for Full Time RV Living

9 Basic Terms for Full Time RV Living

When we transitioned to living Full Time in our RV (in our case, we have a travel trailer that we tow behind our SUV) we were REALLY unprepared. It was an exciting, adventurous time where we weren't sure what we were doing, exactly where we were going or what...

Making New Friends on the Road

Making New Friends on the Road

Do your kids have a hard time making friends at new campgrounds or are they outgoing? My boys have had to say ‘good-bye’ to their new friends many times over the past 10 months. Yesterday, we got to meet my childhood best friend’s kids for the first time! Friends come...

Jack from the Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Village, East of Edmonton

Jack from the Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Village, East of Edmonton

Before we left the Edmonton, Alberta area, we explored the Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Village. Our cousin works there and plays the part of “Jack”, a Ukrainian Immigrant who runs a lumber store in the village. My aunt came along with us as we enjoyed our time...

Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Village, Lamont County, Alberta, Canada

Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Village, Lamont County, Alberta, Canada

A great afternoon for the family, just east of Edmonton! Being immersed in the Ukrainian Culture of the Immigrants who came to Alberta in the early 1900s was a fun experience. We learned what life was like for them and explored just east of Edmonton at the Ukrainian...

Full-Time RV Life (with kids) is an adventure!

Full-Time RV Life (with kids) is an adventure!

As a new day begins, I just keep thinking about how amazing it has been traveling across the United States and part of Canada for these past 8 months. We’ve made to many memories with our boys and experienced so many new things. Life is an adventure! - Celine

Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park We can’t wait to come back here again some day. We enjoyed seeing the beauty of the park right at the end of the winter season to see the snow. But we are ready for warm weather!   Yosemite National Park          ...

Hoover Dam, Navada

Hoover Dam, Navada

Hoover Dam, Navada With the amount of concrete that was used to build Hoover Dam, a 4000 mile two-lane highway could have been built. It would be able to stretch from San Francisco to New York! It took more than 10,000 people to build the dam, and more than 100 people...

Santa Monica, California

Santa Monica, California

Santa Monica, California We made it to the end of Route 66! The waves of the ocean, the lights of the Ferris wheel, the sunset on the beach, the time spent with friends - the Santa Monica Pier was perfect. The MOXI Wolf Museum in Santa Monica, CA was so artistic and...

Los Angeles, California – Our Family Trip

California Here We Come!!! We enjoy driving in California even though there is heavy traffic, because the scenery is beautiful! We love the mountains and hills, the ocean and bridges. We explored Cabrillo Marine Aquarium yesterday and picked up a pass to get us in to...

Hollywood, California

Hollywood, California

    The Moose has made it to Hollywood!   We explored Hollywood with friends today!   Hollywood Boulevard                   [gallery...

San Diego, California

San Diego, California

  ‘To travel is to live.’ We are so excited to be at the Pacific Ocean!       Our three boys enjoy the time they get outdoors, exploring the cities we travel to. We loved exploring Balboa Park in San Diego. The architecture was so interesting to...

Joshua Tree National Park, California

Joshua Tree National Park, California

Joshua Tree National Park, California Another National Park ✔️ We took in the beauty of the southern part of Joshua Tree National Park in California and our boys earned another Jr. Ranger badge. Who would have known that desert could be so beautiful! Joshua Tree...

Flandrau Science Center and Planetarium

Flandrau Science Center and Planetarium

Flandrau Science Center and Planetarium Science is fun. Science is curiosity. We all have natural curiosity. Science is a process of investigating. It’s posing questions and coming up with a method. It’s delving in. Taking our boys to Science Centers all over the...

Saguaro National Park, Tucson, Arizona

Saguaro National Park, Tucson, Arizona

We’ve been taking in the beauty of the Sonoran Desert. Today we visited Saguaro National Park. The protected saguaro cacti are so interesting to look at - they are huge! It’s ok to have fun ... next to a Saguaro 🌵. We try to get a family photo that’s decent, but this...

Visiting Carlsbad Caverns National Park with Kids

Visiting Carlsbad Caverns National Park with Kids

The Carlsbad Caverns were incredible!  We took the long hike down into the cavern through the natural opening where the bats fly out at night. (We didn’t get to watch all of the bats this evening because they have gone south for the winter). The boys did such a good...

Guadalupe Mountains National Park

Guadalupe Mountains National Park

Our  Journey to Guadalupe Mountains National Park We stopped in at the Guadeloupe Mountains National Park for a little while. Our oldest son, Joel, wanted to earn a badge for the park, so he did - he is learning a lot as he earns the badges, too! Guadalupe Mountains...

Our Journey through Dallas Texas

Dallas is an exciting and big city to explore. We made it downtown today.   Fort Worth Stock Show & Rodeo   Since we are in Texas, it made sense to go to the Fort Worth Stock Show & Rodeo - yeehaw! It was very entertaining. The funniest part was...

15 Essential RV Accessories for your first 90 days of Full-timing

15 Essential RV Accessories for your first 90 days of Full-timing

When our family left to get on the road full time, my wife and I had never camped together before, and neither of our families owned an RV or travel trailer while we were growing up. We were newbies and knew we were in over our heads. No amount of Google Searches or...

Climbing, climbing, and more climbing!

Climbing, climbing, and more climbing!

Have I ever mentioned that my boys love to climb? They climb rock walls, playground equipment, ladders, trees, walls, the countertop ... they even try to climb me! In all of their climbing, thankfully they haven't broken any bones yet. I was excited that the boys...

Visiting the Glazer Children’s Museum, Tampa

Visiting the Glazer Children’s Museum, Tampa

We wanted to do something new and fun with our boys over March break, and there are so many fun places we haven't explored yet in southwest Florida. Finding somewhere with things that interest an 8yr old, 6yr old, and 4yr old can be a little bit tricky. Children's...

Manatee Park, Fort Myers, Florida

Manatee Park, Fort Myers, Florida

This year, because we had a cool March, later in the spring was still a perfect time to see the manatees! We've been as late as April and as early as October, but haven't seen any manatees before this trip in early March. Usually, the best time to visit...

Big Bend National Park, Texas

Big Bend National Park, Texas

Big Bend National Park We arrived at Big Bend National Park today. Swimming in a hot springs and in the Rio Grande River was a lot of fun. It’s so beautiful here! Hot Spring Carlsbad Caverns Here we come! Carlsbad Caverns [gallery columns="5"...