Change of Plans

We had so many things to we wanted to to Friday... we decided not to do any of them. Instead we took a short, steep drive to Cripple Creek, Colorado. Over 10,000 feet high... we stumbled upon a hidden treasure, and by treasure I mean GOLD.. gold mining that is 😉 We weren't sure what... Continue Reading →


A change of scenery is always nice, and I'd have to say Northern Washington is beautiful!! We stayed and a campground called Hidden Village and we really enjoyed it there!! The rv spots weren't to big, but they had cheap laundry and a heated pool, which we swam in everyday. We were only 10 min... Continue Reading →

Last week in Portland

As badly as I dreaded being stuck here ( I really hate the city) I think I might miss it a bit! Even though we were smack dab in the middle of big city, we were able to find things that is plain old country folk could enjoy! I'm pretty easy to please as long... Continue Reading →


Oooooh how I hate that word. I finally understand why my mom would get so upset when I'd tell her " I'm bored". She'd always tell me to clean when I'd say that... so I learned quickly to keep it to myself or come up with a more creative way of saying it! As you... Continue Reading →

Abandoned Adventures

Ever since I've known Jim he's had a strange amusement with exploring abandoned buildings. Over the years it's grown on me and I too find myself looking for giant old rundown buildings! I remember this one time we set out for a drive and ended up in a whole abandoned neighborhood near Monterey, CA, apparently... Continue Reading →


First of all, I'd like to say thank you to anyone and everyone who has fought for this great country, you are the real hero! I've had many friends that have given there time to serve, and I even have a friend that is over seas now. I come from a long line of brave... Continue Reading →

Birthday Month

I remember when I was little as soon as July hit I was excited... we celebrated my birthday all month long, usually we would have a big party, but I'd get presents threw out the month.... so of corse I'm doing the same thing for my daughter.... the big trip home and birthday party extravaganza... Continue Reading →

So little time

Wow it's been way to long!! I'm going to do my best never to wait so long again, but I'm not making any promises! I've been so busy! Last week we headed home ( California) for my beautiful baby girls 2nd birthday, and we were swamped with friends and family that missed us, we tried... Continue Reading →

A Different Type of Beautiful

I can't believe it's been almost a week since my last blog.... I am so sorry, sometimes life just takes over, that and a almost two year old refusing to give me 5 secs on my phone. Her big birthday party is next week, thank goodness for her nana who planned and paid for it,... Continue Reading →

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