Well, hey there! Long time no see! We haven't posted for months because we're happily settled back in our hometown in Tennessee - our RV is sold and we're no longer traveling the country. However, this weekend while making a quick trip down to Orlando to get one final use out of our Disney annual … Continue reading Seaside Sprint and Beignet Dash – Disney Fun Runs!
[Editor's Note: I wrote this right after our 5K race on Jan. 10 - and then never went back to edit it and add photos! Now that we're approaching our half-marathon date, I decided it was time to actually finish this post!] In my last post, I explained the pre-race process of attending the runDisney … Continue reading Disney 5K Part 2: The Race
This is our second year of basically wintering in DisneyWorld. It's a pretty awesome thing to be able to finish schoolwork and hop over to Disney for a few hours. A few times last year, we came across groups of Crazy Runner People. We would see them in the Epcot parking lot dressed in sparkly … Continue reading Disney 5K Part 1: The Expo
This week at Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta has been filled with incredible experiences. I've seen hundreds of balloons filling the sky all around me, even directly above my RV. I've watched American-flag wielding sky divers shoot out fireworks as they spiraled down through the sky. I've delighted in balloons of all different shapes filling and … Continue reading Going to Work at the Balloon Fiesta
Today was all about Special Shapes balloons at the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta. The local schools actually are cancelled today and tomorrow so families can go to the Fiesta, so it was even more crowded this morning than the rest of the week has been. My hubby also took off work today, so our whole … Continue reading Balloon Fiesta – Special Shapes
In a previous post, I told the story of fulfilling my dream of getting to ride in a hot air balloon at the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta. I used a large number of photos that I took with my cell phone. However, I took an even larger number of photos with my real camera. So, … Continue reading Synchronicity Part II
I'll be honest, before we started full-timing, I had no idea that there was such a thing as the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta. I always loved the hot air balloon events that happened in my hometown as part of the Fourth of July festivities, and I've always dreamed of going on a hot air balloon … Continue reading Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta – Monday
There are over 2,000 reasons that Arches National Park acquired its name. We saw just a small percentage of them during the five weeks we were in the area. Here are some of the arches that we saw.
[Editor's Note: I originally wrote this a year ago for a friend of a friend who asked me to be the "roadschool voice" for a new moms' blog she was starting. That blog ended up not going live, and I kind of forgot about this article I had written. I finally thought I'd go ahead … Continue reading Six Unexpected Social Benefits of Roadschooling
We have had an absolutely wonderful summer! We took a break from traveling in the RV so we could spend some time at home reconnecting with our friends and church family. The kids also participated in some camps and joined a swim team, plus we made a couple short trips to visit grandparents. Our goal … Continue reading Our Summer Mixtape