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Via Francigena

Did the Via Francigena Break the Bank? A Pilgrim Budget and How we Plan Pilgrimage

October 4th, 2022
All Blogs, Camino de Santiago, Tips and Travel Adventures, Via Francigena

A budget for any vacation/holiday is a personal topic. It’s scary to allow others to see how we chose to spend our money. We risk judgment and ridicule. However, the benefits of sharing go back to the theme of all my blogs which is to share all parts of our Camino experiences despite what others […]

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Lifestyle

VF Day 21-24: What is Living a Balanced Life?

June 25th, 2022
All Blogs, Lifestyle, Via Francigena

Since you heard from me last we have walked 47.6 km, took a train for 31.5 km, and enjoyed a bit of rejuvenation. See our stats at the end of the blog. Can you feel the zen of a balanced life? Brian and I have lived by the school calendar our entire lives. We don’t […]

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Tips and Travel Adventures

Did the Via Francigena Break the Bank? A Pilgrim Budget and How we Plan Pilgrimage

October 4th, 2022
All Blogs, Camino de Santiago, Tips and Travel Adventures, Via Francigena

A budget for any vacation/holiday is a personal topic. It’s scary to allow others to see how we chose to spend our money. We risk judgment and ridicule. However, the benefits of sharing go back to the theme of all my blogs which is to share all parts of our Camino experiences despite what others […]

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Recipes

The 21 Pound Turkey... How to Handle Dreaded Holiday Leftovers!

December 20th, 2020
All Blogs, Recipes

In the midst of the COVID virus pandemic, we purchased a 21-pound turkey for two and it’s a good thing we love turkey leftovers! Now don’t get me wrong, I can only eat Thanksgiving (or Christmas) dinner with all of the trimmings twice at most but take that holiday turkey and divide it into dinner-sized […]

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RV’ing

RV Slideout

RV Slideout Upgrade

November 19th, 2019
All Blogs, RV'ing

Making modifications to our CC (the name of our travel trailer is Casa del Camino or CC) can take away from the adventure, relaxation, and wine time of RV living, however, the payoff is huge. The more we have modified CC, personalized her, the more we love her. I remember wanting to sell, upgrade, and […]

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Camino de Santiago

Did the Via Francigena Break the Bank? A Pilgrim Budget and How we Plan Pilgrimage

October 4th, 2022
All Blogs, Camino de Santiago, Tips and Travel Adventures, Via Francigena

A budget for any vacation/holiday is a personal topic. It’s scary to allow others to see how we chose to spend our money. We risk judgment and ridicule. However, the benefits of sharing go back to the theme of all my blogs which is to share all parts of our Camino experiences despite what others […]

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My Favorite Things: Eating on the Camino de Santiago

By on February 11, 2019

Some of the most frequently asked questions we hear about the Camino deal with food. Do you have to carry your food? What's the food like? How expensive is food? What if I have dietary concerns? What if I'm a picky eater? I hope to answer all of those questions here and assure you that you will not starve while walking on the Camino de Santiago, no matter how picky or restrictive your diet is.

Recipe of the Week – Creamy Chicken Soup

By on October 15, 2018

As the weather cools, we love to start making heartier meals and one of my favorite things to cook are creamy, thick soups. Krissy at SelfProclainedFoodie.com has created a wonderful rich and creamy soup with lots of flavor and wonderful texture. I’ve made a few adjustments to her recipe as I’ve given it here, but you […]

Recipe of the Week – Cheesy Risotto

By on September 24, 2018

Today’s blog post starts with a picture of Pepe in front of the fireplace because he’s adorable and it brings us to our favorite fall thing… comfort food! Jessica Vu, swing dancer extraordinaire, teacher, and lovely friend, also happens to be an amazing cook! Her blog Purple Leopard Recipes has some wonderful gluten-free cooking and this […]

Recipe of the Week – Jerk Chicken and Stuffed Mini Bell Pepper Poppers

By on September 3, 2018

Who doesn’t love stuffed pepper poppers? Well, probably anyone who doesn’t like too much heat or is trying to eat healthy since they are breaded and deep-fried. The only guilt that you will feel eating these stuffed peppers is how many of them you will end up eating, but don’t worry they are actually pretty […]

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