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Wow, Wisconsin!

By Trina Gunzel | Aug 17, 2019

Wow, Wisconsin! For a family who has been longtime Packers fans, lovers of cheese, water, fresh fruits and vegetables, and camping in the great outdoors, visiting Wisconsin in August is truly a dream come true! We had all heard tales of “the frozen tundra” so getting to experience fresh picked cherries, rolling green hills, seeing…

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Minnesota Memories

By Trina Gunzel | Jul 23, 2019

Have you ever wished to make Minnesota Memories? We had heard the fishing tales as big as Paul Bunyan and Babe The Blue Ox and you know what, Minnesota did not disappoint. At first, we weren’t sure if we’d be able to find a space to camp because summer is THE TIME of year when…

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The Inspiration of South Dakota

By Trina Gunzel | Jul 16, 2019

The inspiration of South Dakota will stay with you, forever. On our fifty state tour, South Dakota really took us by suprise! The Black Hills are absolutely beautiful and full of Pine trees and scenic rocks, grass planes and beautiful sunsets. Of course a fifty state tour wouldn’t be complete without a visit to the…

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RV Life For Newbies

By Trina Gunzel | Jun 28, 2019

Welcome to RV Life for Newbies! So, we are over 2 years into our full time 50 State Tour and we get asked by people all the time: *How did you transition from your home to full time RV living? *What are some tips to help us have a great experience? *And how do you…

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5 Simple Strategies To Make Everywhere You Go Feel Like Home

By Trina Gunzel | Jun 14, 2019

In this post, you’re going to learn the 5 simple strategies we implement in our 50 State Tour, to make everywhere we go feel like home. Yeah!!! You don’t have to feel lonely any more! Two years ago, when we started this epic adventure, we wanted to make sure our kids had the opportunity to…

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Traveling Internationally With Kids

By Trina Gunzel - NETWORK ADMIN | May 17, 2019

Have you ever thought about Traveling Internationally With Kids?   Honestly, initially, I was TERRIFIED!  But, traveling with our kids has been a great learning experience.  For ALL of us!   We are happy to share some tips to make it easier and fun for you.   Travel early – make it to the airport…

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A 50 State Tour 2 Year Anniversary Celebration

By Trina Gunzel | Apr 21, 2019

A 50 State Tour 2 Year Anniversary Celebration! Can you believe we are already celebrating 2 Years since we started this 50 State Tour? We wanted to share a special highlight post as an anniversary celebration and include a gift for you, for being a special part of our community. Thanks for joining us! Throughout…

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The Mobile Classroom

By Trina Gunzel - NETWORK ADMIN | Feb 26, 2019

We get a lot of questions about our mobile classroom on this 50 State Tour, so I thought I would share some helpful information with you today. Our country is full of amazing museums, national monuments, art galleries, historical sites, science centers, and more. So, we take advantage of these wonderful opportunities to learn in…

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Adventures In Arizona

By Trina Gunzel - NETWORK ADMIN | Feb 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…

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Welcome To Texas!

By Trina Gunzel | Jan 22, 2019
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I Couldn't Win And I Hated That!

By Trina Gunzel | November 18, 2016

Does anyone else relate to this?   Have you ever had a great idea that nobody else even liked?  Have you ever tried your best and someone else didn’t make you feel appreciated?  Have you ever felt disappointed because you wanted your way to be the “right” way and couldn’t “sell it” to your spouse?…

10 Practical Ways To Make Your Husband A Priority

By Trina Gunzel | November 17, 2016

Life can get so busy!  Especially if you have a career or are raising children.  During this “busy” phaze of our life, it is especially important to make our husband a priority.  Yes, ladies, it’s true.  If we want to have our soul mate still by our side after our children are grown, we need to…

All I wanted was appreciation.  All he wanted was connection.

By Trina Gunzel | November 17, 2016

For years I thought if I just made my husband meals, cleaned our house, worked my job, helped him with his projects, took great care of our kids, and loved him and his family, we’d have a great marriage. I was wrong. For years I tried my best, wished, prayed hard, and thought I was…