So this weekend, we wanted to go camping and have always thought about taking the cat as she loves the outdoors BUT I was so worried that she would be scared the whole time and hate it...then hate me for putting her through it. We gathered up all her favorite things to ensure she would … Continue reading 1st Time – Camping with the Cat!
If Reno and Portland had a love child, it would be Boise! Boise, Idaho has a little bit of everything from bike lanes, great pubs, restaurants, food trucks, history, nice people and great recreation. It also has the largest Basque population in the United States and the drive is only 6.5hrs from Reno. Warning - … Continue reading 48 hrs in Boise, ID
Cancún, México in the hotel zone. So there is a lot to do in Cancun! Some of the ideas I am including, I have done on multiple trips, but honestly, you could do it about 3 days if time is limited. My suggested time recommendations at each location are in parentheresis. Downtown Cancun - (2-3 … Continue reading Cancún in 3 days
Let me start by saying that I am a LIGHT packer and packing just a rucksack is my jam! The hubby and I just got back from visiting Cancun for 6 days. Most of that time was hanging at the resort decompressing which was glorious but what we did in excursions, you could do … Continue reading What to pack for Cancún?
I LOVE being out in nature but getting eaten alive by mosquitoes is not fun, especially when you are trying to relax or eat a meal.The hubby and I have tried the butane thermacell mosquitos repellent devices and they work well; however, the sometimes the igniter doesn't work and I feel like they don't last … Continue reading Review of Thermacell Radius
...if we allow it. One of the many things that I reminded of whenever I go out to my little cabin in the woods is that you don't need a lot to get by, survive or even thrive in life. It is so easy to get caught up in the things that you want, or … Continue reading Life could be so simple…
For our little dry cabin, I REALLY wanted a sink and a medicine where I could brush my teeth, take out my contacts, and even do my hair. My neighbors/friends use a 12v water pump connected to their battery in order to have a full functioning faucet. Basically the faucet draws water from a fresh … Continue reading Off-Grid Sink
So, the hubby and and I are going to be backpacking the Tahoe Rim Trail this Fall and I am prepping with getting our meals together, etc. I have had a variety of instant coffees; however, most are not individuality packaged. I like Starbucks coffee but it is kinda expensive for the amount that we … Continue reading Trader Joe’s Instant Coffee Packet Review
We started our day with with bubbles at Domaine Chandon. Surprisingly, I found a lot of their wines to be more dry that I thought they would be....anyhow, still a nice time. But too dry for me. Next was Robert Mondavi. We ended up becoming a wine club member here as Mondavi is part of … Continue reading Camping in Napa – Day 2
We have had our plot of land for about 3 years and our dry cabin for about 1.5 years and it is still a work in progress. As we were reminiscing about how we found this land and why we decided on this place over another, I thought I would write about what exactly was … Continue reading Things to Think About Before Buying Land