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Getting Stuck in the Desert and other Shitty Things: Life Lessons in Week 2 of Van Life

Getting Stuck in the Desert and other Shitty Things: Life Lessons in Week 2 of Van Life

The longer we live on the road the more evident it becomes that van life has a lot to teach us about life as a whole. It’s almost as if life itself shrunk with our living quarters and van life is this tiny little cross-section […]

So We Live in a Van Now: Why we Decided to Live in a Vehicle & Our First Week of Van Life

So We Live in a Van Now: Why we Decided to Live in a Vehicle & Our First Week of Van Life

I resisted the urge to write this post until our first week of living in the van was actually complete. I didn’t want the euphoria of just getting started on the trip or the stress of a few setbacks we’ve already encountered alter this post […]

Miles to Go Before I Sleep: A Love Story in Motion

Miles to Go Before I Sleep: A Love Story in Motion

Move verb \ˈmüv\: to go or pass to another place or in a certain direction with a continuous motion; to start away from some point or place. Syn. go, walk, proceed, progress, advance, change, shift. Moving has always been a part of my life. In […]

Goodbye Kansas, Hello Florida! Juniper Creek Trail Day Hike

Goodbye Kansas, Hello Florida! Juniper Creek Trail Day Hike

We finally made it from Kansas back home to Florida! It’s great being able to see our families and friends and escape the Kansas cold. The logistics of the move were a little stressful (as they always are), but we’ve managed to get all of […]

Farewell Kansas

Farewell Kansas

Honestly, it’s weird to me that I made it to the point that I could be writing this post. Back in my First Quarter Goals post, I mentioned that April of 2017 was the scariest month on the calendar because that’s when my husband, Troy, […]

Outdoorsy Folks Save the World Pt. 2: The Fight to Save Public Lands

Outdoorsy Folks Save the World Pt. 2: The Fight to Save Public Lands

This post is part two of a two-part series on unifying the outdoor community against those in office who wish to take public lands out of public hands and pass legislation that may be harmful to the outdoors and those who love it most. Part […]

Outdoorsy Folks Save the World Pt. 1: Redefining Outdoor Recreation

Outdoorsy Folks Save the World Pt. 1: Redefining Outdoor Recreation

This post is part one of a two-part series on unifying the outdoor community against those in office who wish to take public lands out of public hands and pass legislation that may be harmful to the outdoors and those who love it most. Part […]

Five Delicious Beers to Take on Your Camping Trips This Winter

Five Delicious Beers to Take on Your Camping Trips This Winter

There’s not very many things that I love more than drinking beer by a campfire, but true to my Florida roots, I really do not handle cold very well. I’m definitely more apt to appreciate a sunny, 85 degree day than a cold and snowy […]

Motivation Monday: First Quarter Goals

Motivation Monday: First Quarter Goals

April of 2017 is the scariest month that exists on the calendar for me right now. For the past year or so, April of 2017 has been both my biggest fear, and the thing I look forward to the most. April of 2017 is when […]

First Day Hike: Milford State Park

First Day Hike: Milford State Park

As I mentioned in my New Years post, I’ve decided to take a 52 Hike Challenge in 2017. Nature and exercise have always been two things that have really grounded me when life gets a little squirrelly, so I decided to challenge myself to do […]