Billie the Airstream

So… big news. We found a 1967 Globetrotter about 40 minutes from our house that was in great, almost ready-to-go shape and was a good price. While it sounds extra to have two Airstreams, Annie is obviously a work in progress while Billie has already been taken out! It took a little time to get…

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Water On The Go

Being outside means you’re probably moving around, and you need water!  The LifeStraw is a trusted means of getting clean drinking water.  You may have seen the original LifeStraw which is super convenient, but they also make a LifeStraw Water Bottle!  I love the purple one.  I’ve found this helpful if I run out of water on…

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Gary Coleman

I remember using this Coleman camp kitchen in the late 80s.  It has been safely stowed away in my dad’s warehouse for 20 years (is it 20?  Or 30?).  It never really got much use because my dad had an Airstream set up that was immobile but so cool.  If anything, we would use the…

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Storage: Backpacks, Coolers, Dry Bags, etc.

Backpacks My husband and I are both big fans of Osprey Bags.  I have a Sirrus 36 which is good for about a two day camping trip – though I’m sure it could go longer depending on your packing.  I just purchased the Daylite in the Ruska Purple that matches (yay!).  It will be perfect…

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Belize: Kayaking, Snorkeling, and Fishing

As I mentioned in my first post about Belize, we decided on Ambergris Caye because of a book called Fifty Places to Paddle Before You Die: Kayaking and Rafting Experts Share the World’s Greatest Destinations.  The first full day we headed out to the lagoon to see what was back there.  It is quite shallow…

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Belize

After our summer of kayaking, I bought a book called “Fifty Places to Paddle Before You Die: Kayaking and Rafting Experts Share the World’s Greatest Destinations.” My husband and I have not been on an actual vacation since we got married in Prague back in 2004.  We have been on weekend trips occasionally, usually to…

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Bear Creek Kayaking

We had an amazing summer kayaking at Bear Creek. A great day trip from Oxford, Mississippi.  Winn just ordered a whitewater kayak too.  Next summer, in addition to camping at the Dismals, we plan to take a few trips to the Ocoee! Here is Winn’s new kayak: The Dagger Axiom! I’ll be getting my own…

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