Winter at Belknap Hot Springs Lodge and Gardens

A quick overview Belknap Hot Springs is a beautiful lodge with rooms for rent, cabins, RV sites (many with full hook-ups) and tent sites. We have only ever stayed in an RV spot, and have favorite spots for when we are there alone and when we are glamping with our friends, the Boals’. The sites are well-maintained and easy to get in and out of. … Continue reading Winter at Belknap Hot Springs Lodge and Gardens

The Importance of Carrying a First Aid Kit

Following her dreams in 2017 In the fall of 2017, we had the pleasure (and pain!) of delivering our oldest daughter to her new life at school at the University of Montana. We thought it would be fun to make a road trip out of it and see some sights while in Montana, so we took the RV. We stayed at the KOA near campus. … Continue reading The Importance of Carrying a First Aid Kit

Eastern Oregon Ghost Town Tour

This year, on our 16th wedding anniversary, Norman and I moved our youngest into her college dormitory and became empty-nesters! This kicked off a 7 day Eastern Oregon road trip that began with 3 days camping with family on BLM land near Fort Rock, and ended with a tour of Oregon ghost towns. I had read articles on,, and about a ghost … Continue reading Eastern Oregon Ghost Town Tour

Cooking on the Campfire

In an earlier post (Glamping Meal Planning), I had talked about how much I love cooking, but sometimes wish I was outside with everyone else. This trip was a perfect opportunity to try my hand at cooking on the campfire. It was not yet wildfire season, so we were still allowed a campfire, and our campground was without water and electric hookups, so I really … Continue reading Cooking on the Campfire