Road Trip 2012

Road Trip 2012 – Arizona – Part II

September 17, 2013

  This past spring I wrote about the kitschy part of our Road Trip through Arizona, The Mother Road, Route 66. In this post let’s tour the beauty we encountered here. Beginning in Sedona, ending in Lake Havasu on our way into California. Northern Arizona has an abundance of beautiful places to explore. We drove […]

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Road Trip 2012 – Arizona – Part I

March 11, 2013

There are two distinct parts to our time in Arizona, the incredible beauty of the landscapes and national parks and the kitschy, retro feel of Route 66 ‘The Mother Road’. Both were throughly enjoyed! We crossed into Arizona knowing we’d be stopping for an overnight in Holbrook, home of the Wigwam Motel. This is one […]

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Road Trip 2012 – New Mexico

September 24, 2012

We began our time in NM in Carlsbad. We checked into the KOA Kampground, pitched the tent and headed to the Caverns for the Bat Flight.  The ranger explained that it wouldn’t be the black cloud of bats that you hear about due to a lower number of bats, but it was still spectacular! The […]

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Road Trip 2012 – North from TX to NM

September 7, 2012

This is what we looked at for over 150 miles heading N. on Hwy 285 from Fort Stockton, TX into NM. This was our first taste of desert on the road trip. PFMan and I have lived in Vegas so not new to me, but different for the kiddos. It was super hot as well […]

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Road Trip 2012 – Texas

September 6, 2012

We’ve been home for several weeks now we’ve adjusted to being back into a normal schedule for the most part, ha. Texas was HOT! We drove in on I-10 from Lafayette, LA, it was about a 7 1/2 hour drive, one of the longest on the trip, and through TX it felt much longer, but […]

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Summer Fun – Photo Challenge

September 5, 2012

Summertime! This summer the kids and I packed it up and hit the road for two months. This is us somewhere in Arizona on our way to Sedona. Just a quick hello pic from the car, pillows peeking out behind us. Thought it might be a good entry for I Heart Faces Summer Fun Photo […]

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Road Trip 2012 Louisiana – Cajun Country

June 26, 2012

This trip is a whirl wind, I really thought I’d be posting more frequently but I’m so tired at night. And the heat…. Let’s go back to last Wednesday the 20th when we left New Orleans and completed our tour of S. Louisiana. What a couple of days! We started out on 10 heading west […]

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Road Trip 2012 – Alabama & Louisiana

June 20, 2012

Click here for Road Trip – First Leg! We left off in the middle of our relaxing stay at Lake Eufaula. The kids and I took out both the one-man kayak, which the kids took turns in, and the canoe for a bit. Picked up a little trash we found in the lake while we […]

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Road Trip 2012 is on!

June 16, 2012

Yep, we’re 31 hours & 425ish miles in. Gavin and I loaded up the car, picked up Addy at horse camp and drove off at 3p yesterday (Friday) afternoon. Our first stop was in Alachua in N. Florida at our friends, Kevin and Maii’s, new home. They made us a wonderful dinner with ingredients fresh […]

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Gearing up! – Road Trip 2012

June 11, 2012

  We recently purchased a new tent for the trip. The Coleman 6-person Instant Tent (they say it goes up in 60 seconds). Well, Gavin and I tested it out today so we’re not winging it on our first tenting night (which is Carlsbad, NM, after driving 7 hours from San Antonio, TX). First time […]

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