It’s Self CARE, Not SelfISH- But That’s OK Too

We love being parents. Period.

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I mean… How could we not love that face?

 

That isn’t, however, to say that every once in a while we don’t want to take a break and be on our own, or go out with our wonderful friends, sans child.

And that’s OK. It doesn’t make me or Cris any less of a parent to say “I need a break for a bit”.

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DISCOVER Adventure in Santa Ana, Ca

Baby Wagon and I found ourselves with a free weekend last week, so we decided to make it a girls weekend and go in search of some hands on educational …

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How the Wilco Hitchgate helped me sleep like a baby

Hitchgate Classic from Wilco Offroad with a 37" Falken Tire MT

One of the most common modifications done to an offroad vehicle is the tires, and like many things in life, modifications on a vehicle have consequences. When our rig rolled off the assembly line it was equipped with a 285/70/r17 AT tire which specs out to 32.7 inches or a small “33”.  For a factory tire, it is a pretty respectable size and on a short wheelbase vehicle, they can be quite capable, but we don’t have a short wheelbase vehicle. This is one of a number of reasons that we went to a much larger 37×12.5r17 Falken Wildpeak MT01 tire, and that change leads to a lack of sleep.

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