Discovering Washington

My husband and I love to travel. Or, rather, we would love to travel.

At this point in our lives, we’re on a pretty tight budget, so plane tickets, hotel, activities, etc…, for four, just aren’t feasible.

So the only place we go every year is Lake Chelan with my family.

The other day I started thinking, why do we have to go far for a fun family adventure? Don’t misunderstand, we do fun things with our kids, we just stay really close to home. Continue reading

Getting Ready for Vacation

With two and a half days, (and counting), until we leave for vacation, I need to pack.  It used to be so simple.

My husband and I would each have our own suitcase and that would be it.  Two suitcases, perhaps a few odds and ends, maybe a small cooler for snacks and drinks on the way.  Our four door Hyundai Elantra was always plenty big for the four hour drive to Campbell’s Resort on Lake Chelan.

Now, our two gigantic carseats take up all the space in the back seat.  So no room there.  If we were in the Elantra, we would only be able to rely on the trunk.  Luckily, during the last year we have acquired a Honda CRV, (mama’s best birthday present ever!), so we’ll be able to take everything we will “need.”

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