My Thoughts and Adventures…

A place to share the things that matter in my life, whether it be living tiny in my RV, spending time with my family, photographing this beautiful country while making memories or how I’m coping with life in general. I hope that it can at least make someone smile or laugh, even if it’s at my own expense.

We Closed on Our New Home

We Closed on Our New Home

We closed on our house on the 18th. This is the second house we have bought in the last two years. We only lasted 9 months in the first one we bought back in 2018 as we didn't like our neighbors, nor the drive for me every day back and forth to work. This one will be a 45 minute drive to the office, but due to COVID-19 I have been working from...

A Blue Dress for My Granddaughter

A Blue Dress for My Granddaughter

A few days ago I posted about my daughter asking me to sew a dress for my granddaughter for Christmas, although I was planning on sewing one up from myself. In the end everything turned out for both of us as she chose one color dress and I chose another. I went with a navy blue with dainty flowers using the same pattern as the previous dress....

Thanksgiving 2020

Thanksgiving 2020

Despite everything that has happened this year I still have a lot to be grateful for. I fixed our Thanksgiving dinner and we enjoyed our meal together just like previous years. It always feels strange only fixing enough food food for two people, and you would think after all these years, 11 to be exact, I would be used to this, but with each...

Sewing for my Granddaughter and more

Sewing for my Granddaughter and more

My daughter approached me about sewing matching dresses for my granddaughter and her best friend as a Christmas present. In addition, she wanted a matching dress for each other their American Girl dolls. At first I was hesitant as I had already planned to sew the same style dress as a gift from me so I wasn't sure I wanted to commit to doing...

Air Fryer – Pumpkin Spice Cake

Air Fryer – Pumpkin Spice Cake

I have made this particular Pumpkin Spice cakes several time as the recipe is one of the easiest I have ever found, but until today I had always cooked them in my oven. Today I tried it in the air fryer. It tasted just like it came out of the oven and was delicious. I love this recipe because it only takes 3 or 4 ingredients. Some recipes I...

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