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‘Tis the Season!

For those of you who hope to someday travel, who wonder how you’ll ever get there… this is the perfect opportunity to begin implementing a tiny bit of your plan. Instead of asking for things that will someday need to be thrown away, or will no longer match your decor, this year consider asking for experiences for you or your kids.

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Outfitting – Does Clark get Christmas presents, too?

Having just bought Clark, there’s a lot of outfitting to be done.  We learned some important lessons on our test runs this fall.  It’s amazing the stuff you realize you don’t have when you’re on the road.. We’d made a

Planning the Trip – With Kids

In the spirit of inclusiveness and family cohesion, we invited the kids to sit down with us for a couple of hours tonight to put together our first realistic itinerary.  It’s about time we started looking at making reservations for

A Road Tripping Trial Run

It was supposed to be a trial run. We had our new vehicle, but because of our limited towing capacity, we were limited in the size of the vehicle we could tow. We found a rare weekend when there was nothing on our summer schedule and rented a travel trailer that looked to be just the right size. At least it appeared to be the right size when looking at the 1”x3” floorplan viewed on the rental company’s website.

A Spontaneous 10-Days on the Road

Our first experience taking the kids on a road trip adventure wasn’t really planned. It was January of 2009 and my husband had just been laid off from his job. I was a stay at home mom at the time and was doing some parent coaching on the side to bring in extra income.