The Hut from

The Hut

This makes our family’s seventh year for coming down for the week for the Daytona 500. We always look forward to the week, planning the trip for weeks in advance! My husband’s parents, his sister Cindy and her husband Roy, and our family each bring our RVs and and camp alongside each other. While it…

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Cruise Essentials

  Even though we’re right in the midst of decorating, shopping and preparing for the holidays,  this also makes one of the top travel times of the year  – and not just to visit with friends and family. We’ve always enjoyed when we are able to take trips during the holiday season and throughout the winter…

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Captiva Island, Florida

My family recently visited Captiva Island, Florida. Captiva Island is a barrier island located in southwest Florida just north of Sanibel and off the coast of Fort Myers and was truly one of the most magical family trips we’ve enjoyed in a while. When my family was discussing where we’d like to visit this summer, the list…

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Blackberry Farm

One of the places I’ve wanted to visit for some time now is Blackberry Farm. Located about 25 minutes from the Knoxville, Tennessee airport, it is situated on over 4,000 acres in the rolling foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains and surrounded by lush landscape of national forest and beautiful countryside. My husband and I visited…

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Favorite Things for Traveling

Today, I want to welcome my niece Amy to share with us about some of her traveling essentials. Amy frequently travels for her job and has become quite the master at packing a carry-on suitcase for an extended trip across the country! Please give Amy a warm welcome! ~Robyn A while back, Robyn shared a…

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A Few Camping Essentials

My family loves to camp! From my husband and son going backpacking and regular Scout camping trips to our taking our RV, we are truly a camping family. Generally, we are doing some sort of camping activity at least once a month, if not more! So, I thought I’d share some of our camping essentials…

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My Personal Travel Essentials

It’s that time of the year when my family starts marking our calendar and making travel plans for the upcoming year. Sometimes we’re planning quick weekend getaways, longer family vacations, and everything in between. It truly is one of my favorite things about January where I look forward to planning time exploring new places or…

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Adventure Getaway with Georgia Pellegrini

Looking for a little adventure? A fun girls getaway that you’ll never forget? Well, you are in luck! Today, I am so excited to welcome my good friend, Georgia Pellegrini, for a visit and she is sharing all about her Adventure Getaway experiences, a great discount for the Add a Pinch community, and a giveaway that…

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Coleman Lantern

The Modern Camper

Okay, ya’ll…where has the summer gone?! It seems like we were just celebrating Memorial Day – and here we are – AUGUST! Many people are trying to squeeze in that last family outing or quick vacation before the kids go back to school – and many of us love to do that via a favorite…

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RVing Family Time

One of my favorite things about RVing has to be the quality family time. By now, you all probably know that my family loves to head out as often as possible for RVing trips. Sometimes that means we’re just heading out for a quick weekend trip with just the three of us, but my favorite…

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My Favorite Things :: Travel Towels

Okay, I know this probably sounds strange to be in the traveling section of my website, but let me explain. The  towels make the perfect towels when you are traveling – either camping (RV, tent, or cabin), sailing, or even when you send your children off to camp. These towels are always a must have…

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The Best Traveling Apps for RVing

If you didn’t already know, my family loves to camp and RV. For over 15 years now, my husband and I have taken just about every possible opportunity we could take to hit the road in our RV. It is truly one of our favorite activities as a family.     And since over the…

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Colonial Williamsburg Artisans

  One of my favorite things about visiting Colonial Williamsburg is the sheer number of artisans. From carpenters, bakers, calligraphers, cabinet makers, blacksmiths, to gardeners. Each has a special skill they proudly show to visitors who stop by to see them while touring. The calligrapher shows you how your name would have been properly written…

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Colonial Williamsburg

  We recently visited Colonial Williamsburg in Virginia for a couple of days and spent as much time as we possibly could in touring the area. The architecture, gardens, and craftsmanship from this time in our history is absolutely one of my favorites. The Governor’s Palace sits at one end of the property looking out…

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Shredded Tire

Pit Stop

“Your on fire,” came over the radio as we left Charlotte on our way up the road. We both looked into the rear camera to watch the front tire of our tow vehicle rolling off and down through the guardrail and into the ditch on the side of the interstate. The smoke was what my…

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