Sopchoppy, FL – Myron B. Hodge City Park

We are pretty lucky with campgrounds (traveling in general, really) we have stayed in lots of really great places, with only a few duds. Myron B. Hodge City Park in Sopchoppy, FL definitely falls into the great finds category! It’s the perfect combination of quiet, clean, laid back and cheap – with hiking trails and a playground read more…

Outer Banks North Carolina

Our first stop on our way up the East Coast was the Outer Banks of North Carolina. It’s been on my list for a long time ever since I heard about the wild Spanish horses that live on Corolla Island. The Outer Banks wasn’t what I expected. I can’t exactly even say how I feel about the area read more…

Upper and Downer Michigan

None of this full-time traveling stuff actually felt real until we were finally headed out of the state, and parking our house in a Wal-Mart parking lot while we shopped for groceries. It’s really the most convenient way to grocery shop. Our first stop was Wells State Park in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula.  I’ve been to Michigan read more…

First few weeks as a full time traveling family

We moved out of our townhouse a few weeks before we could actually leave the Twin Cities area.  We still had a few obligations to take care of so we had to stick around a little while longer. Luckily we have a number of gracious family members who were kind enough to let us park our read more…

Mice, maggots and a boat load of stuff

A handful of people have made me promise to share all the down and dirty, irritating and generally un-fun aspects of living full-time in an Airstream with 2 kids. Well, this is that. You’re welcome. The Airstream was stored at my father-in-law’s after we purchased it last summer.  It was in a wooded area, so read more…

We have curtains!

I. Am. So. Excited! So much of our Airstream is original and in such great condition we can’t bring ourselves to change much about it right now. The one thing I HAD to change was the window treatments, they aren’t original anyway. Someone obviously loved those dark brown silk damask curtains, and God bless them read more…

Dreams come true :: our 1973 Airstream Excella 500

Every night over dinner we all take turns sharing what we are grateful for that day. Tonight, for New Year’s Eve, we shared what we were grateful for most in 2014. This was kind of a tough one because I have a million and one things to be grateful for, but we were all pretty unanimously grateful read more…