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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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In Sickness and in Health

By Trina Gunzel | October 28, 2016

Dear Friends, Have any of you ever struggled with the issue of a child being sick?  When our son Wyatt was four years old, we almost lost him when he went into a diabetic coma and we were told he had Type 1 Diabetes.   Ever since that time, we have been stretched in every…


By Trina Gunzel | October 28, 2016

Hello! Are you ready to grow and rekindle your passion?  Start here: Make a list right now of 20 different interests that you have.  What do you like to do?  Do you enjoy outdoor activities?  Are you a hiker, fisherman, swimmer, or do you enjoy playing any group sports?  Or, are you someone who enjoys…

10 Date Night Ideas On A Budget

By Trina Gunzel | October 28, 2016

Hello! So, you’ve reached your “date night” time for the week and you are strapped for cash, but you still want to be able to have a great time with your spouse and improve your relationship.  Just because you are low on funds doesn’t mean you have to be low on fun.  Check out this…