Disposable vs Reusable dishes

The age old question of paper or plastic? As mothers we are always trying to make things easier for ourselves. After 15 yrs of camping and 9 of those years in our travel trailer. I have switched back and fourth so many times I cant even count. Advantages of reusable dishes one time cost larger …

Family time vs school time

The school year is getting longer and longer.  We had two or three really big snow storms come through and I am just cringing because I know they are going to add days to the end of the year.  This is my time…my time with the kiddos. We go camping, kayaking, and just plain family …

Trip planning

​Nothing like being stuck inside for over a week. Was sick this whole week, now mind you I hardly ever get sick. The last time my son was almost 2, he is now 13. And now it is snowmagedden outside. Oh how I want it to be spring.  Trying to be positive and think of …

Bad weather camping

Do you care that the weather is bad? Here in Oregon we get rain quite a bit, so you always run the risk of rain. Only been caught in snow once when we first started camping with our travel trailer. We are camping this weekend and a storm with high winds is pending…we almost cancelled …

Time to float

This year we have added kayaking to our list of new loves. Making time for it in our everyday life isn’t as easy as it seems. I manage to make it out for a couple days trips. So last winter I decided to plan a whole vacation around kayaking some beautiful lakes. Central Oregon has …

Italian Sandwiches

These Hot Italian Sandwiches are oven baked & easy to make! Layers of pepperoni, salami, ham, giardiniera & mozzarella tucked into a… Ingredients Meat 1 (4oz) package Oscar mayer classic pepperoni 1 (4oz) package Oscar mayer classic salami 1 (9oz) package Oscar mayer deli fresh ham, Smoked Baking & Spices 1 Giardiniera mix (not sure …