SoCal in December

With one day to sit still before getting back on the road, we parked it at the beach.  Gorgeous, and unlikely sunny for December, I spent nearly the whole day on this rock, soaking up sun and vitamin D, trying to scare away the stupid […]

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Highway 10 to CA (again)

It was 2am, a week later then we planned to leave, and we were still packing.  A migraine took me down and we decided there was no sense leaving now, we’d just sleep and go in the morning.  A full 12 hours later and finally, […]

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The Edge Travel Trailer 

As the seasons started to shift, the ocean turned a bit brisk for what a 3:2 wetsuit comfortably supports, and our mail hold extension was nearing the point of possibly being returned to sender, it was decided to take a brief regrouping back home.  The […]

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The Perfect Rum: No Hang Over!?

If you’ve traveled to Nicaragua, you will notice a great deal of marketing for Flor de Caña rum.  Flor de Caña translates beautifully to “sugar cane flower”.  Once you step utside of the airport, you will have the opportunity to partake in the delicious local […]

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Raw Pickled Beets

A few months back I tried an amazing salad that completely changed my thoughts on beets. The League Kitchen & Tavern’s mix of grilled steak, artisan greens, blue cheese, tabasco shoestring onions & pickled baby beets all tossed happily in a mustard vinaigrette was such […]

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Spinach Crunch Taco

Love concocting something from nothing! Here is one of those fantabulous recipes that came about when the kitchen was down to the classic college best of condiments and an empty pickle jar. Well, ok not that bad, but pretty empty on cooking standards. Staring at […]

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3 Free Urban Camping Ideas

Tired and dirty, driving practically from daybreak, and it was nearing dark again.  This was our first extended road trip, and we did not have our road trip essentials dialed in yet.  We did not know about affordable campground clubs, or why having a gym […]

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Oregon Coast

Day 42 of travel in our red camper:  “Hey, guess what?! We’re in Oregon!”  We had been driving all day and were just about out of daylight when we spotted the beach below.  A sharp right looped us around, downhill to the Heceta Head Lighthouse beach.  Cliffs of […]

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