Aspen’s 3rd Birthday- Medellin Colombia

Aspen celebrated her 3rd birthday in Medellin Colombia. It was at the end of our time there and worked out perfectly because she had built friends, neighbors and “family” there! Her school was a perfect private Colombian Catholic school. Run by nuns and probably strict, and good for her! Her teacher Daniela was a beautiful…

Happy 1st Birthday Aspen Everest!

Aspen’s “birth” day! HAPPY 1st Birthday Aspen Everest In celebrating Aspen’s first birthday of course we would reflect over the first year. Holy Moly have we done a lot with this kid!  We decided to compile a list of her first year adventures and it even shocked us the things this kid has done!  So…

10 tips to Cloth Diapering on the Road

I have 3 daughters, Rainey, Breeze and Aspen. All of whom have been cloth diapered since birth to potty trained (Aspen is still in diapers).  However, with my first 2 we were more stationary. In one location. With the birth of our 3rd baby (9 years after our 2nd) things had changed. We became a…

Kombucha 2f

I found an 2f that is just beautiful and thought I would put my system here, if anyone is interested.   I have 1 1/2qt ball jars, these are about 2.5 cups. My 1 gallon brew does 4 jars. I leave starter for the next batch from the spigot down.   Pour each glass to…

Update on the MI to FL trip

I will start by saying Orlando is where this leg of our trip has stopped. Business has been good and traffic on the roads horrible. So we decided it was in the best interest of both our wallet and the safety of our children to return to MI for the rest of the summer and…

Day 33: Rest Day – Oxford AL

Today was one of our first true rest days. Often when we have a rest day we have so many things that we want to do that we are running all over the place and visiting attractions and not truly resting. Today however we opted for a real rest day before a fast push on…

Day 32: Guntersville AL to Oxford AL

Gunthersville Alabama is a pretty awesome town. It is set on an island and then on either side of the island too. The main downtown area runs along the islands shoreline. It is was one of my favorite places along the trip. Just the kind of southern town you think of in movies with big…

Day 30: Fayettesville TN to Huntsville AL

Before I get too far into this post, I want to address the mileage. I know that the map does not reflect the total miles of the day. The reason for this is that at a point in mid-day we met up with Ang and went to a museum with her. When doing this, we…