Travel: San Juan Island, WA

The San Juan Islands have become a big time destination for travelers, and not just locals to the Pacific Northwest. People are flocking here from all over to get a sense of what our boating/island life is like while enjoying the Northwest culture and food. Many of the islands can be easily accessed via ferry... Continue Reading →

Recipe: Croque Monsieur-ish

I don't like most sandwiches.I guess I am strange that way, but I am just not a big fan. I do love a grilled or hot sandwich though, and when we camp, I love to make my version of a Croque Monsieur. Last night we made these for dinner at home, but I do it the... Continue Reading →

Favorite: Salt!

I have had to take a little break from blogging. The end of summer became crazy busy with trips overseas to visit family and vacation (pretty soon I will post a link here so you can read about it), getting the Lad back in school, and settling back into our time zone and schedules. Now... Continue Reading →

Now we are charging with fire!

It is March, which at our house means we keep our eyes open for several things — blooms in the garden, peas growing, and our REI dividends! We decided to visit REI with our dividends burning holes in our pockets, and I picked up something that folks on one of my favorite camping forums have... Continue Reading →

Recipe: sausage and pasta! Yum!

When camping, I like food that is easy, healthy, and hearty. We do a lot when we are out, and we need to replace calories burned by hiking and biking, beach combing, exploring, and eating s'mores...hey, wait a minute! This is one of my favorite dinners for a couple of reasons. 1) Portions are easy... Continue Reading →

First recipe! Finally!

I have been promising recipes. I haven't done recipes. So sorry! Here is my first recipe. This is a favorite for us to eat while camping. It is super easy, requires 1 pot and about 10 minutes. Here is what I use: The ingredients First thing I do is cook the Israeli Cous Cous per... Continue Reading →

Back to the real world!

The trailer is unloaded, the last dirt and grime is washed off of us (still need to wash the car and trailer), laundry has been started, dinner has been eaten, a very exhausted boy has been put to bed, and now I can tell you about our latest trip! We did a 4-day trip to... Continue Reading →

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