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Montana Summer For The Win!

By Trina Gunzel | Jun 27, 2018

Montana Summer For The Win! Montana River Yes, the rivers are really that wide. Yes, the trains really do still run. Yes, wild animals really are that prevalent. Yes, the stars really are that bright. And…if you need a cute KOA to stay at, this one has a great pool and even serves huckleberry sundaes.…

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Exploring Idaho and BIG Potatoes

By Trina Gunzel | Nov 30, 2017

Exploring Idaho There are so many places in this beautiful country to see and explore and Idaho was no exception. Do you like to hike, fish, swim, and observe nature?  We do and had fun visiting friends and making more memories together in the state that is all about potatoes and so much MORE! Here…

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Adventures In Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Parks

By Trina Gunzel | Oct 25, 2017

Adventures In Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Parks Yellowstone National Park is a place that you can visit year round and have a completely different experience.  Jon and I both have fond memories of visiting the park with our families when we were young, so we decided it was time to make those memories with…

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Oregon Highlights

By Trina Gunzel | Sep 29, 2017

Oregon Highlights Of all the places we have seen in the United States, Oregon has to be one of our favorite places to spend the summer.   My very first teaching job right out of college and Jon’s work time spent as a police officer both took place in Oregon.  We also made some dear…

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How To Work From Home

By Trina Gunzel | Jul 28, 2017

How To Work From Home Can It Really Be Done? So many people ask us all the time: “How do you work from home?”  “Can you travel and work?” Because there is such an interest in this integrated life, we wanted to dedicate a blog post to that topic. If you are really interested in…

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What Do Trains, Lakes, Charcoal Ovens, Nerf Gun Battles and Giants Have in Common?

By Trina Gunzel | Jul 16, 2017

What Do Trains, Lakes, Charcoal Ovens, Nerf Gun Battles and Giants Have in Common? Do you want to know What Trains, Lakes, Charcoal Ovens, Nerf Gun Battles and Giants Have in Common? NEVADA! We hadn’t planned to spend as much time in Nevada as we have on this trip, but it is such a varied and…

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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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Fun times to read with a friend

By Abbigail Gunzel | January 31, 2018

I like to read with my friends and this is one of mine his name is cupcake Bear I still have him in my trailer and I love him so much this is a picture from when I was still in my hose but the fun comes to me when I am in my trailer…

A Christmas Thought

By Abbigail Gunzel | December 5, 2017

For me, Christmas is not about the presents or Santa Claus.  It is the day that Jesus was born. Our Savior was born.  That is why we celebrate Christmas. His star was so bright that the three wise men could see it and followed it.  I love that Christmas day because that is the day…

Exploring Idaho and BIG Potatoes

By Trina Gunzel | November 30, 2017

Exploring Idaho There are so many places in this beautiful country to see and explore and Idaho was no exception. Do you like to hike, fish, swim, and observe nature?  We do and had fun visiting friends and making more memories together in the state that is all about potatoes and so much MORE! Here…