Our first trip with our new pop up is scheduled later today. We still have to pack her up, mount the camper on the new hitch (below) and GO--all things I'm nervous about as a first-timer. For starters, we installed a hitch on our 2015 Subaru XV Crosstrek, thanks to the help of my dad!… Continue reading Camper Remodel: Part 3
Working forty-hours a week proves a daunting task when trying to have a remodel done on a very short deadline. As soon as I get off work, I know I have close to two/two and a half hours before the sun sets. Although I could work by the lighting in the camper, I'd rather not… Continue reading Camper Remodel: Part 2
After many months of searching for the proper camper, we finally found the future of our adventures and memories! I had a list of important needs and features which made this search much harder. For starters, our Subaru towing limit is 1500lbs. You'd be surprised that although most pop-up campers are light, the majority of… Continue reading Introducing… our Pop-up Camper!
I love Valentine's Day. I don't love today simply because I have someone amazing to share this day with, but because I simply love love. Because of that, Valentine's Day was always a favorite, fun "holiday" of mine. Let's rewind a bit with a little fact about me. I'm actually proud to say my husband… Continue reading ♡ day of love ♡
Earlier this week I made plans with my sister-in-law to go to my favorite bookstore outside of town. Eddie and I started the day with Panera Bread breakfast sandwiches to go, at home, where I waited for Tatiana to head over so we could head out! I know I've posted about a bookstore day before--and… Continue reading Sister day
As I'm trying to live a more organic lifestyle, I also started cooking/baking with wholesome ingredients. Although I like fast food French fries just as much as the next person, I've at least begun replacing almost all my meals with home-cooked meals and more importantly, with primarily organic ingredients. I'd just like to share a… Continue reading Wholesome foods
It didn't take a documentary or a role model necessarily, but it took until I felt really sluggish and (more often than not) slightly depressed--to question my state of living. Sure, gaining weight can add on to this. Lack of sleep. Lack of activity. Stressful work days with long hours. But with those things on… Continue reading Chemical-free living