Winter Wonderland

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Winter is Coming…. just joking, Winter is Here. Growing up in Idaho, snow is just part of life. Everyone here in Bend, said the snow will come, but melts with-in the week. Not this time! We got 23inches of snow in two days.

I was so stoked on the snow, until the pipes in our fifth wheel froze. Luckily we were only without water for a day. We upgraded to a camper in August with a extreme weather package…not so extreme I guess. We figured since we had a heated inclosed bottom that we didn’t need to skirt our trailer. We just bought a canvas skit. Full-time RV living is trial and error. You can only prepare for so much. We have gained so much reward with this lifestyle, it’s only natural to have a hiccup here and there.

Even though we have been a little stressed with what mother nature has brought our way the past week, Max has been loving it. He loves the snow! He has been extra sassy lately trying to stay outside as long as he can. The height of the snow is the same as him. That doesn’t stop him. He hops through the snow like a rabbit… its the funniest thing!

I will be taking pictures soon and doing a post on our RV setup and some of my favorite things. Are there any questions you have or ideas about RV Living?  I would love hear from you!

Until Next Time! BYE!

Sparks Lake, Bend Oregon

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This is our day out at Sparks Lake. It’s about 25miles from Bend, and its magical. We have been in Bend for a little longer than a month, and I love it here. It has been a huge but welcome change after living in Virginia for a year. Don’t get me wrong, Virginia was great, and I met some awesome people, but the West will always have a home feeling for me. This is Max’s first time traveling long distance and going West. We got him while we were in Virginia, but I think he is adapting just fine. He loves going on  trips in the car. He always thinks we are headed to the dog park, and starts grunting at me once we pass the amount of time it takes to get there. He was not disappointed exploring the lake and barking at the ripples in the water. The same ripples he was making .

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Devils Lake, Bend OR

 

 

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The weather is getting cold here in Bend. Living in a fifth wheel, there will always be an uncertainty wintering in a trailer. Luckily, we upgraded our trailer from last year and now have heated water tanks. If you’ve lived in a trailer in the winter, you understand the greatness of heated tanks.
This Fall has been a long one. Mid November and finally seeing freezing temperatures. It’s bitter sweet for me. I love to ride my motorcycle in the summer, but I am not a sun and sand kind of girl. I love the way the cold air feels on my face, and drinking hot coffee is the best. Before the snow hits hard my dog Max and I have been doing some exploring.
Devils lake was beautiful. Only a 30 minute drive from the house, and well worth it. The water was a see-through turquoise and you could see the bottom all the way around the lake. Max loved it. He has become more and more confident the more we explore. He loves being off his leash. Somedays he is better at ” Max Come” than other days, but we are still working on it.
I would love to hear from you guys? What are some of your favorite things to do in the cold months? What are some of your cold weather essentials you can’t go with out?

This Is Max

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This is Max, our ” only child.” Yes, I know he is a dog, but he is spoiled like an only child. We don’t have kids, so instead of living at the park, we live at the dog park. Max is a Bulldog -Pug Mix, and he is so sassy. I love his personality. He is always down for a good time. Sometimes he likes to fetch, but really, keep-away is his game. These are some pictures of of him and his friends at the dog park in Virginia. Living life on the road, we find dog parks in every place we stay. Here are some of my Favorite dog apps!

Bring Fido This is an awesome app to see what hotels, rental houses, and restaurants allow you to bring your fur baby.
Dog Park Finder  Is a great app to find dog parks near you.