Off-Grid Sink

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…

Camping in Napa – Day 2

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…

24 Hours in Seattle

There are many things to do in Seattle; however, my husband and I covered it all in 24 hours for a fast getaway. Here’s what we did and what we would recommend: Space Needle – buy your Space Needle & Chihuly Glass Garden tickets online to beat the line and for a better price! These…

Packing for Europe

Beyond preprinting bordering passes and being organized (again I am an anxious traveler), I was so THANKFUL for traveling light. I hate having to carry a ton of stuff and honestly would much rather do laundry in the sink with Dr. Bronner’s Castile soap than lug more stuff with me on my back. Here’s a…

Preparing for European Vacation

After traveling Europe for 2.5 weeks, I DID A LOT OF RESEARCH. Honestly to the point I was hitting burn-out and we hadn’t even left the USA. BUT, I am an anxious traveler and I don’t like flying. Long story short, I was on a plane that almost went down and ever since then, if…

Glamping in Santa Cruz, CA

One of our favorite spots to camp at is at New Brighton Beach in Capitola, CA. It’s very close to Santa Cruz and the campsite is right on the ocean bluffs. The sites are large and there is running water with coin operated hot showers, flushing toilets, and Capitola is about 10 minutes away by…

Megabus – $1 each way from Reno to San Fran

So, I was listening to a travel article¬†on my Pulse news app on my phone and ran across Budget your Vacation: 4 Tips to Save Money¬†and found out that as along and you book 30-45 days in advance; you can book a trip to…… San Francisco from Reno for $1 each way (along with a…