100 Days of RV Life

We just celebrated one hundred days of living a nomadic lifestyle around the United States. We are currently hanging out with the snowbirds of Florida for a week. It has been interesting to reflect upon where we started, how we maintained throughout our travels and how we are feeling about our family of six plus…

2023 Faith, Family and Freedom

I’ll save you the new year resolution post. Each year I am tempted to do ALL THE THINGS. You know, the diet, the workout and every other healthy habit I can think of to start my year off with a bang. I’ve realized I am just setting myself up for disappointment and really there are…

Macinac Island and Twelve Years of Marriage

I was Instagram influenced to visit this one of a kind historical island in the middle of Lake Huron in Michigan. Horse drawn carriage or bikes are the main modes of transportation on the island. Only emergency vehicles, city service vehicles and snowmobiles are allowed. Macinac Island appears as if you are stepping back in…

Full-Time RV Traveling with Kids FAQs

In 2016 when Ryan and I first talked of such adventure as to travel full-time and road school our children, I never foresaw how our lives would transform before we even left home. In the beginning you only visualize pretty destinations and cool experiences. I am seeing this enormous change in our lives. I think…

The Biggest Mother’s Day Gift

We had already planned to go to the beach for Mother’s Day weekend at the beginning of the year. It is always a toss up when planning so far in advanced, but the weather was perfect. You have got to book this park ahead because it is the only RV park on the beach in…

Nine Months of RV Trips and a Plot Twist

We named her June Bug. Our first camper, also known as a trailer, home on wheels, or the RV. June is the month we bought our RV and Bug because we are snug as bugs in there. Ryan and I have wanted a camper ever since discovering a few traveling families on Instagram. Watch the…

Three weeks with Baby Brother

Yesterday we celebrated Mother’s Day with early Mass. I had to eat my cereal while nursing Nicholas in bed. I would normally get pancakes or avocado toast in bed but since we had lunch plans and Ryan signed us up to bring flowers to Mary before the start of church we needed to get out…

Baby Shower for Baby Boy

Shortly after I found out that our fourth baby was going to be a boy, I took a box of clothes to the consignment store. The girls are constantly growing out of clothes and I always keep a box for donations in a closet. I had received store credit and although I already had a…

Baby Williams is a …

I knew the gender of our first two beautiful girls. With Norah we waited to be surprised at her birth. I was so focused on getting her out and into my arms, it didn’t even occur to me to check to see is she was a boy or girl. The midwives had to ask me…

Super bowl to Valentine’s 2021

I admit I may have watched five minutes of the game including commercials. I did not even know who was playing. We mainly were celebrating Ryan’s and his mother’s birthday. I was just there for the food and dessert. After Mass we headed to my brother and sister in laws house for family time. The…