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The Road We've Traveled

Making memories one day at a time.

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The Road We've Traveled

Making memories one day at a time.

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The Road We've Traveled

Making memories one day at a time.

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The Road We've Traveled

Making memories one day at a time.

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The Road We've Traveled

Making memories one day at a time.

Dehydrating Ground Beef

If you can’t tell by my recent posts, I’m getting ready for summer camping and road tripping. 🙂 We have several dietary restrictions in our family so being away from the safety of our kitchen can be a challenge. Last summer, in an attempt to control food costs and not having to grocery shop, I took […]

A Cooler Test – Coleman vs. Ozark Trail vs. YETI

And the winner is – YETI! Are you surprised? Me neither. We ended up purchasing a YETI but let me tell you how we got there. We really tried to buy a cheaper cooler but the universe wanted us to buy a YETI. Remember last summer when we spent over $100 on ice for our […]

Garwood Loop Trail – Saguaro National Park

Saguaro National Park is practically in my backyard. And by practically I mean about 10 minutes from my backyard. I love hearing stories about how the park came to be and about the homesteaders that originally occupied the land. Can you imagine owning 480 acres with a house smack dab in the middle of what […]

Lessons Learned from Two Weeks on the Road

Over the summer we spent two weeks on the road traveling from Southern Arizona to Northwestern Montana. If you’d like to read about our trip you can check out these posts – Great Basin National Park, Glacier National Park, & Route of the Hiawatha Mountain Bike Trail. We had a lot of firsts on this trip. This was the […]

Cooler Fail: How Not to Pack a Cooler

This summer we spent two weeks on the road, which is not uncommon for us, but we camped for the entire two weeks. And that means we lived out of a cooler for two weeks. I had a great food plan for our trip. Unfortunately, our cooler did not like my plan.

A Beginners Thoughts on Mountain Biking

If you follow me on Instagram or Facebook you may have noticed my fairly recent love affair with mountain biking. If you are new to mountain biking or are interested in trying it out this post is for you. By no means am I an expert but I will share what I’ve learned over the […]

Welcome to The Road We’ve Traveled!

Thanks for stopping by. My family and I love to get in our car and hit the open road. Our national parks are our favorite destination but we also like to visit all the great places our state has to offer. Check out the About page for more information or grab a cup of coffee and start exploring.

Curious as to the places we’ve been?

Check out the map below and click on the links to see the post(s) about that area.