Superstition Meadery – Reinventing an Old World Craft

Long before craft beers hit the scene, and centuries before grapes were crushed into wine, there was a liquid gold nectar that started it all — Honey Mead. The oldest form of liquid libation known to man, Mead has been enjoyed around the world for more than 8,000 years. It is even believed its origins…

The Spirit of Elvis

This chapel was used in the filming of the 1969 American Western Movie Charro starring Elvis Presley. Having survived two fires, it is now part of the Superstition Mountain – Lost Dutchman Museum. It sits at the base of the Superstition Mountains as a reminder of the glory days of the wild west and all the old western…

9 Reasons Why We Love Traveling and Vacations by RV

You plan for weeks, searching out the best rates.  Flights, Rental Cars, Hotels.  You bounce from website to website, or even apps to apps.  You plan out every piece of your trip.  The night before you lay out everything and pack what you think you will need.  You probably looked at the weather to know…

A Tale of Two Portlands – Part 1 Portland, Maine

When you have to decide between Lobster or Salmon for your Anniversary dinner, which would you choose? Luckily I have an amazing husband who understands I have a hard time making up my mind sometimes and not only indulges, but sometimes instigates, some of my craziest whims. That’s how we ended up on this epic adventure of a Tale of Two Portlands. First stop, Portland, Maine. Come along with us as we explore this beautiful town!

11 Things to Take With You When Flying Standby

As I write this, we have just taken off on what promises to be an epic adventure to discover two cities on opposite ends of the country that both bear the same name… A Tale of Two Portland’s. The adventure started from our home with Ryan’s alarm going off at 4:20am this morning. Or maybe…

Mesa Verde National Park

Yesterday evening made for a rough first day to our road trip. Somewhere around Kayenta, Arizona we had a tire blow out on our toy hauler. We had a spare tire, so no worries there, but when the tire blew it also shredded a large section of wiring that was strapped up under the wheel…

Wine tasting at AZ Hops & Vines

We recently took a trip to the Sonoita-Elgin area in Southern Arizona for winetasting and sightseeing. Since we got back home, lots people have been asking about our trip and the wineries, so we wanted to share some of favorites with you here. AZ Hops & Vines was one of our absolute favorites.  Their sign says they are…

Flashback Friday – Sliding through Salome Jug

Salome Jug is a slot canyon located near Roosevelt Lake in the Sierra Ancha Wilderness. It is fairly easily accessible from Highway 188 on A Cross road, but a high clearance, four wheel drive vehicle is recommended. It’s a short, fairly easy hike to the creek bed, only about a mile and half, but the canyon…