Part Four | San Luis Obispo to Home

This is the final installment in a series about our cross-country road trip in our Casita travel trailer in the summer of 2016. To catch up on previous posts, head here: Part One, Part Two, and Part Three. After the 4th of July finale of our trip in Morro Bay, we reset our navigation to […]

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2013 Casita Freedom Deluxe For Sale

With another little adventurer due in April, it’s time for us to find Golden Silverwind a new home and hunt down a more spacious travel trailer to fit our growing family. Don’t worry; we won’t be off the road for long. This 2013 Casita Freedom Deluxe ’17 has journeyed across the United States, trekking into […]

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Part Three | The Family Cabin to Morro Bay

The few days we spent at the cabin were restorative. We ate delicious meals home-cooked by Kirk’s mom and aunt in the screened in sun porch, made s’mores around a bonfire, took a hike around the property, and had plenty of time to catch up with family. Kirk’s brother even proposed to his girlfriend, and […]

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Part Two | From Yosemite to the Family Cabin in Sequoia

So after our big day at Yosemite, we woke up the next morning ready to tackle a bigger trail. But we never actually made it there. Our youngest suddenly got very, very sick and began throwing up. In our tiny camper. Part of me just wondered if she had eaten something that she shouldn’t have, […]

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Part One | What REALLY Happened On Our 15 Day Road Trip

Although we’ve been back from our blitz across the US for over two months now (*tiny sob), I really haven’t talked very much about it. It’s much easier to post pretty pictures to Instagram…. So, earlier this spring my mother-in-law mentioned a 4th of July gathering at the family cabin in the Sequoia National Forest. […]

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One Year Later….

Nearly one year ago in May 2015, we sold our 1950s one-story ranch in Oklahoma City and moved north with only the slightest idea of what we were doing. We had some specific ideas, a handful of dreams, and a short-term plan. My husband Kirk didn’t even have a job yet! We took a huge […]

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Live for Simply Enough

Last Saturday afternoon I snuggled into the dinette booth clutching hot coffee in one hand and my kindle in the other, a fuzzy blanket keeping me warm against the light sleet falling outside the Casita’s windows. Kirk took the girls for a drive to give me some time to read and write, and I did, […]

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Review: 2013 Casita Freedom Deluxe

Last weekend we drove 8+ hours to Superior, WI and bought our first travel trailer, a 2013 Casita Freedom Deluxe from Superior Campers. It was a trade-in, and the dealer owner said he has not had a Casita on the lot in the 41 years they’ve been opened. We truly lucked out to have found […]

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