Port Isabel Lighthouse – making the climb

Port Isabel Lighthouse – making the climb

On day two of our mini-vacation in south Texas, we made the 3.5-hour haul from Falcon State Park (post should be coming in a couple of weeks) to the Port Isabel Lighthouse State Historic Site. History of the Port Isabel Lighthouse Built in 1852, of the 15 other lighthouses built along the Texas coast in that period, the Port Isabel Lighthouse is the only one that’s open to the public. The decline of commercial shipping

Using Daingerfield State Park as a Base Camp

Using Daingerfield State Park as a Base Camp

Why did we choose Daingerfield State Park as a base camp for a visit to Northeast Texas, and how well did that work out for us? Why Daingerfield State Park? When we decided to visit every State Park in Texas, we pulled out a map of all the parks (conveniently located in our State Park Guidebook).  That map smacked-us upside the head with one inescapable fact: most of the parks would require more than four

RV Travel Youtube Channels to Watch

What does a wannabe RV travel blogger who lives in a sticks and bricks house most of the time do when they’re not traveling?  Read about it and watch YouTube videos, of course! Over the last… coming up on 2 years… we’ve found a few favorites.  I can’t pick one over any of the others, so they’re not listed in any particular order. RV Geeks The RV Geeks focus their channel on RV repairs, modifications

Scrapbooking our second RV camping trip

Scrapbooking our second RV camping trip

This page was fun to put together, and I did it as part of several challenges on Scrapbook.com.  One of them was using my Cricut.  Another was a Summer-themed page.  Another was, “Girls only,” (yes, there was a, “Boys only,” option), and also for the hoarders challenge.  Basically, with a scrapbooking challenge, the challenge host issues the rules, and you try to create a page within those rules. The supply list RAK (Random Act of

Planning for a smooth RV trip

Full disclosure: we’ve done this exactly twice.  The next time we get ready for an RV trip, we’ll have a whole new set of ideas about RV trip preparations.  If you don’t mind newbie thoughts, or if you want a good laugh, here’s our process. The week before Give the RV a good once over Especially if it’s been sitting a while.  Ours really only needs a quick wipe-down of hard surfaces, and maybe a sweeping.  I’ve