We just got from a wonderful weeklong camping adventure to Eastern Oregon. We stayed at the Thousand Trails Bend/ La Pine campground. Since Darren (hubby) is working full time while we travel this year, we have created a system where he wakes up super early to start work, then we hang out at campContinue reading “Our Week Long Trip to Eastern Oregon (Bend/La Pine)”
We have officially entered the first camping trip of our 2022 season! A quick background to give you an idea of how we are making this camping season work for us: my (Marissa’s) grandparents have been campers for a long time, in fact I have many memories of camping with them growing up. My grandpaContinue reading “Camping at Seaside Thousand Trails”
Madeline and I had the opportunity to do a quilting day with Nana. We went to Nana’s house Friday evening started sewing then Madeline got to stay the night and the next day (Saturday) we worked until noon. It was a short, sweet, and successful time together. Each of us had a project we wereContinue reading “Vlog – Quilting Day with Nana”
One of our goals as we prepare for our future homestead is to start to learn and experience the different parts of the process that we can do without yet living on our land. In today’s vlog you will get to see PART 2 of our sausage making adventure. Darren and boys along with GrandpaContinue reading “Vlog – Sausage Making for our First Time”
Our family just had our very first Great Wolf Lodge experience! We had a great time and learned a lot. Here is our Vlog is all about our adventure! We have also created a detailed blog (HERE!) sharing all our tips, tricks and lessons learned. ENJOY!
Have you ever stood for something you believed in and got a lot of feedback? (Maybe both support and hate). A few months ago I made a reel over on Instagram which actually got over 2.1 MILLION views! It was a short, quick mini video stating 3 unpopular parenting opinions we have. And let meContinue reading “Vlog – Response to Our Reel Gone Viral (15 Unpopular Parenting Opinions)”
My husband’s family grew up at the coast, and even though some moved away others still live there. So, when we have a trip to visit family it is always a joy to be able to spend time at the coast with them. This last trip we went over New Year’s Eve to New Year’sContinue reading “Vlog – At the Coast in Winter”
Snow Shoeing with Kids As some of you who have been following along know that we are moving our family from Portland, Oregon to Idaho Falls, Idaho. There are many differences in the two areas BUT one of the MAJOR differences is their WINTER! Here in Oregon (where we live currently), we are lucky if weContinue reading “Vlog – Snow Shoeing with Kids”
Baking with Kids We love to bake with our kids. Now, when I say this, it doesn’t mean that it is without hard or messy moments! In fact, sometimes it is hard to gain motivation to do a project like baking with them knowing that there will be lots of training opportunities and messesContinue reading “Vlog – Baking With Kids”
We are so excited to finally let the cat out of the bag and tell you: WE MADE A VLOG!!! Here is our welcome vlog, that explains our heart behind our Ministry, and includes some explanation of our family team.