Getting Creative with Baby Hacks

Getting Creative with Baby Hacks

As parents of an adorable, busy little toddler, we are always looking for ways to make life a little easier, or make things happen a little faster. Therefore, we have become pretty creative in our home and during our travels. The following are a few things that we have come up with (and a bonus found all over Pinterest), that have been working for us.

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How the Wilco Hitchgate helped me sleep like a baby.

How the Wilco Hitchgate helped me sleep like a baby.

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 wheel base 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 lead to a lack of sleep. Continue reading “How the Wilco Hitchgate helped me sleep like a baby.”

Thanksgiving weekend in the SoCal Desert

Thanksgiving weekend in the SoCal Desert

Hard to believe but it has already been 5 months.  We have no idea how, or where the time went, but that’s what the calendar says.

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Gobble til you wobble

To be honest, we know where the time has gone.  We have been camping.

We normally take advantage of the long Thanksgiving weekend to head out, and this year it was out to Death Valley with a few of our friends from American Adventurist.

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First Daddy Daughter Camping Trip

First Daddy Daughter Camping Trip

Paige was out of town for a girls weekend and I did not want to sit at home all weekend so we ventured out for our first Daddy Daughter camping trip.

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My packing skills are on point

We headed out Friday night after dropping Paige at the airport and made our way to Holcomb Valley just north of Big Bear CA.  We did not have much of a plan for the weekend, just enjoy the outdoors. Continue reading “First Daddy Daughter Camping Trip”