a sabbatical

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Well this is going to be an interesting post, and I hardly know where to begin. I am literally sitting here, having written that sentence, wondering how to complete my thoughts. Let’s just take this back to the beginning. In 2010, having been blogging for about three years elsewhere, I decided to join forces with [...]

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how to live in a camper with a baby

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A few weeks ago a reader sent us an email asking a few questions about how they can make a smooth transition to camper-living, as they also happened to be expecting a baby. Interestingly, next to how to make a leach field or an outhouse, this subject is one of the most common search phrases [...]

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the first Bags On Sticks event

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Papa and I, along with our kids, attended our first event as Bags On Sticks this past weekend, and it was a great success. Folks who stopped at our booth were overwhelmingly positive about our products, saying this like, They’re ahead of their time. I wish I had money with me! (enter name of loved [...]

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hungry for color

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Ever since we moved here three years ago I have wanted to plant a flower garden. To me, flower gardens symbolize far more than just something pretty to decorate with. In a deeper sense, seeing a flower garden in front of someone’s house tells me they have set up home there. It is no longer [...]

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the other side of the smile

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I love my life. It ain’t perfect. Far from it actually. But it’s my life and while I can’t control everything that happens, as the saying goes, I’m the captain of my ship. When people complain to me about their life, I’m tempted to complain about their attitude. Silly, I know. We all need to [...]

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