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Wishes Come True

By Trina Gunzel | Jul 9, 2017

Wishes Come True Have you ever wished for something that you really wanted to come true? You make your request known to the universe, your family, your friends, anyone who will listen, then it finally actually happens? One of the last things we did in Arizona, before we headed out to Idaho for a conference,…

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Homeschooling Vs. Traditional Schooling

By Trina Gunzel | May 27, 2017

Hello! If I had to pick the ONE question we get asked the most it is, “How do you teach your children on the road?”  For me, that is an easy one to answer.  I have my formal education in teaching with a B.S. degree in Elementary Education with a dual emphasis in Early Childhood Education…

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Adventures In Death Valley

By Trina Gunzel | May 11, 2017

If you ever get the chance to visit Death Valley in the spring, it is gorgeous! The weather isn’t too hot yet and there are wild flowers everywhere!  We managed to get there after they had a lot of rain so there were plants blooming that aren’t typically seen and there was standing water in…

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The Biggest Surprise In Las Vegas!

By Trina Gunzel | May 10, 2017

A Day of Exercise and Learning We have decided to spend a few months in Nevada so, we are determined to find the MOST FAMILY FRIENDLY things to do. Typically, I would not have thought of the Las Vegas area as a place I would want to take my children for rich educational experiences.  But,…

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Living The Dream

By Trina Gunzel | May 5, 2017

Living The Dream Have you ever dreamed of living the life that you wanted and you just don’t know how to make it happen? We designed an 8 week plan that took us from our future dream life to implementing it and we’re SO GRATEFUL we did. Jon and I were sitting at home in Missouri…

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New State Of Life

By Trina Gunzel | Apr 23, 2017

New State Of Life We ended up driving to Pahrump, NV where we got a great monthly rate at Wine Ridge RV Resort and Cottages.  Here’s there site if your’e interested in learning more about what they have to offer: http://wineridgervresort.com/ Our friends had traded us memberships to an elite training facility called Front Sight,…

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Slow and Steady

By Trina Gunzel | Apr 23, 2017

On the road again… Headed out of Williams, AZ we took our time because of the wind advisory and stopped for lunch in Kingman, AZ.  Historical Kingman is really cute and we enjoyed checking out the Locomotive Park, too.   They are adding a lot of new shops and restaurants so it will be a…

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The Joy Is In The Journey

By Trina Gunzel | Apr 18, 2017

The Joy Is In The Journey After returning to Pine to get our kiddos and say goodbye to family, we hosted a pizza party to visit with local friends.   It was so much fun getting hugs and catching up with everyone!   We headed up the Rim and it was nice to see so…

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Road Trip Warriors!

By Trina Gunzel | Apr 18, 2017

ROAD TRIP WARRIORS! The next day, we traveled on through Globe, past Roosevelt Lake, visited family in Tonto Basin, then headed up to the Mogollon Rim area.  (There are a lot of campgrounds near Roosevelt Lake we’ve enjoyed staying at before, but you need to get a Tonto Pass first at one of the stores…

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A Beautiful New Mexico Evening

By Trina Gunzel | Apr 18, 2017

New Mexico – land of the beautiful sunsets After San Antonio, we headed on to Lordsburg, NM where we stayed at the simple and quiet Lordsburg, KOA.  We were so grateful to be stopped for a night and enjoy a beautiful sunset.  Here’s the link if you ever want to stay there.  http://koa.com/campgrounds/lordsburg/   It…

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Adventures In Arizona

By Trina Gunzel - NETWORK ADMIN | February 16, 2019

If you’ve never been to Arizona, you can’t believe the variety of adventures you can have there! Now, this is our home state, so we know lots of great places for hiking, swimming, fishing, and camping. And, we’re going to share some of our favorite places with you so you can have a great trip…

Watch Texas – 50 State Trip

By Jon Gunzel | January 23, 2019

Welcome To Texas!

By Trina Gunzel | January 22, 2019