Camping road trip – Iowa

Camping roadtrip, Iowa

A couple of weekends ago, we decided to do a last-minute camping excursion!  We had a birthday party in Iowa, and were planning on staying with family/friends, or possibly getting a hotel.  Then, just a day or two before leaving, we decided to make it into a camping trip!  I normally do a lot of … Read more

Bring your own rod! – fishing on the go

fishing by the mountains

My husband & I love fishing.  Well he loves it, and I like doing a little fishing… and then hanging out outside and taking pictures of random things while he keeps fishing.  Anyways, when we decided we were going on a backpacking trip in Alaska, we invested in some travel fishing poles.  We bought fishing licenses and … Read more

TBT – Scenic stop in Alaska


Here’s a throwback to our trip to Alaska.  We flew into Anchorage, rented a car & made our way up to Fairbanks before looping back down to Anchorage.  The drive was absolutely gorgeous!  So many beautiful stop offs for scenic views, and we saw a lot of wildlife too :) We hiked, and camped, and did touristy things too.  … Read more

What’s in my bag? – Gold panning supplies

I love searching for treasures!  When I was young I went panning for gold while in Colorado with my family & couldn’t wait to try it again.  I finally got a chance when we were in Alaska this summer, so of course, I couldn’t wait to get some of my own gear. *Disclaimer: Do your research … Read more

Hiking supplies – backpacks

I’m going to be posting about “what’s in our bags” and let you know what we loved, or wish was different about the items.  So what better item to start with than our backpacks! These were the hiking backpacks we used for our trip to Alaska.   It was a 10 day trip with a mixture … Read more

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