The Most Full Adventure With Camping for Our Anniversary

Camping for our Anniversary - Hero

As part of being a Kia Partner, this story is inspired by it. With the long-term use of a Kia Soul. However, all thoughts & images are 100% my own. The post may also contain affiliate links. While we were able to go camping for our anniversary. Jason’s current company does an amazing thing forRead more

What Happens When You Kayak Willamette Falls

Kayak Willamette Falls

This post is sponsored by Oregon’s Mt. Hood Territory but the content and opinions expressed here are my own. What happens when you kayak Willamette Falls?  You have a relaxing and happy time.  The end!  Oh wait, you want a little more detail?  Okay… Even before sitting down to write Immersing Ourselves at the EndRead more

Immersing Ourselves at the End of the Oregon Trail

Immersing Ourselves at the End of the Oregon Trail

This post is sponsored by Oregon’s Mt. Hood Territory but the content and opinions expressed here are my own. Starting in the 1840’s through the 1880’s many made the 2,170-mile journey starting in Independence, Missouri (read about Making of a Mom’s journey here) and ending in Oregon City, Oregon. This year, 2018, marks the 175th commemoration ofRead more

Vacations are Better at the Beach

Vacations are Better at the Beach - Hero

Kia provided us a long-term loan on this 2017 Kia Soul Turbo. Because of that, we are able to do more exploring.  This is one of the adventures we took with Ruby the Kia Soul. Thanks, Kia! Vacations for us are pretty much the same.  We are creatures of habit when it comes to a getaway.  ForRead more

Here are the 11 Items to Keep in Your Car for Adventures

11 Items to Keep in Your Car - Hero

  We love getting out in the world and seeking adventure.  Adventure, as I always say, doesn’t have to be something super daring or scary.  To me, some of the best adventures are just walking around someplace I’ve never been.  Or just heading out for the weekend with no destination in mind.  It’s all anRead more

Adventures Happened in the Kia Optima PHEV

Adventures Happened in the Kia Optima PHEV - Hero

I received the Kia Optima PHEV for my full review and fun. However, all thoughts and images are 100% my own. February. It’s not the time of year that most us think about vacations or travel getaways.  Or at least I don’t think so. This time of the year has become a tradition of aRead more

Before You Forget…Pack These 5 Things For a Vacation Rental

Pack These 5 Things For a Vacation Rental

When going on vacation for more than a single night, we have found it’s easier to rent a vacation rental.  Being able to have a full house for our use and a full kitchen to cook our meals just makes sense.  The cost averages about the same as a hotel stay, especially factoring in notRead more