What the Shell?!? Oh, Sanibel!

Ah, summer. It's almost here. While our winter has been pretty mild this year, it has been very rainy, and all of us are ready for summer. We're ready for school to be out, we're ready to take the Monkey Barrel on another adventure, and we are ready to end our summer with a fun … Continue reading What the Shell?!? Oh, Sanibel!

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Santa Rosa, New Mexico: The Blue Hole

On your way from Amarillo, Texas, to Albuquerque, New Mexico, is the lovely town of Santa Rosa. Located on the famed Route 66, Santa Rosa is also home to the Blue Hole, a circular, bell-shaped pool that is a popular destination for SCUBA diving and training. This page may contain affiliate links.  This means that … Continue reading Santa Rosa, New Mexico: The Blue Hole

Great Sand Dunes National Park

Great Sand Dunes National Park This page may contain affiliate links.  This means that I receive a commission for purchases made through those links, at no cost to you.  I only endorse products that I use and enjoy myself from businesses I trust. For more information, please read my Disclosure Statement. I’m not sure where … Continue reading Great Sand Dunes National Park

Winter Doldrums Part 3: Terrariums

Bringing the Garden Indoors Terrariums--the art of tiny gardening This page may contain affiliate links.  This means that I receive a commission for purchases made through those links, at no cost to you.  I only endorse products that I use and enjoy myself from businesses I trust. For more information, please read my Disclosure Statement. … Continue reading Winter Doldrums Part 3: Terrariums

Winter Doldrums Part 2: Science Station

Keeping the Kids Engaged with Nature When Outdoor Play is Problematic The time of year in between Christmas break and spring break can be a pretty dreary time for us.  Not only do we typically have no travel plans this time of year, but the weather here in central Mississippi is cold, dreary, and gray.  … Continue reading Winter Doldrums Part 2: Science Station

Winter Doldrums Part 1: How Do You Hygge?

This page may contain affiliate links.  This means that I receive a commission for purchases made through those links, at no cost to you.  I only endorse products that I use and enjoy myself from businesses I trust. For more information, please read my Disclosure Statement. Do you hygge?  You probably do and don’t even … Continue reading Winter Doldrums Part 1: How Do You Hygge?

Urban Boondocking: What You Need to Know

Boondocking. Ever heard of it?  It is otherwise known as “dry camping” and the term is derived from the idea that you are going out “in the boondocks,” i.e. where there are no amenities or hookups for your trailer. The Airstream trailer is perfectly designed for boondocking, and therefore is a popular activity for many … Continue reading Urban Boondocking: What You Need to Know