Instant Pot Spaghetti

Over this time of quarantine, I’ve stepped out of my comfort zone and have really tried to up my Instant Pot game. I thought through what I make on a regular basis that isn’t really that great and Spaghetti actually came to mind! Yeah, my Spaghetti is never that great. The sauce ends up runny. …

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Mountain West Trip: Roadtrip from Vernal, UT to Denver, CO

Today we’re continuing on our Mountain West Trip that I’ve been sharing. Click >>> Mountain West Trip 2019 Posts to see more from this trip. As we drove through Vernal, I snapped a few more pics as we headed to Jenson, UT. Our first stop was Dinosaur National Monument. Since the boys are older, they …

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Planning Your First Post Covid19 Trip

The silver lining of the Coronavirus pandemic is that you can start to plan your first post Covid19 trip. At least the thought will get you excited and help you through a challenging time for millions around the world. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Your Cabin Crew (@yourcabincrew) on May 31, …

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Loving Life During Quarantine

The other day I was thinking back through the last 11 weeks of ‘quarantine’ and all of the good that has come from this. Yes, there has been ups and down and scary times and unknown future for so many, I can’t dwell in the negative. My headspace needs to hover in positivity as much …

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Mountain West Trip: Roadtrip from Jackson, WY to Vernal, UT

Today we’re continuing on our Mountain West Trip that I’ve been sharing. Click >>> Mountain West Trip 2019 Posts to see more about this trip. We got up, loaded the car, grabbed some hotel breakfast, and headed out for more open road! Not long after that we passed this sign that said Auburn, WY. Since …

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Fun Activities to do while Hiking

No doubt hiking and breathing in that clean, fresh air can be one of the most wonderful experiences! However, what if I was to tell you that you can make your trips out into nature even more enjoyable by giving them a purpose other than just walking? Well, you can, and all you need to …

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Tips for Safer Driving

If you want to become a safer driver, there are many things you can do to make that happen. Whether you’re new to driving or you simply want to start paying more attention to safety, there are probably lots of things that you should be doing but aren’t. There’s no such thing as the perfect …

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3 Awesome Al Fresco Dining Ideas

Do you love al fresco (eating outside)? Your backyard is the perfect spot to set up some chairs and a table on your patio. However, there’s host of other factors you need to consider to ensure that your outside dining experience is comfortable. Take a look at these three awesome al fresco dining ideas to …

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What I’ve Learned about My Air Fryer (so far)

With all the cooking I’ve been doing over the last few months, I’ve been trying to widen my cooking skills. I’ve been getting better at using the Instant Pot and using it more often. Before I would use it to cook frozen chicken, which you can do in less than 10 minutes. However, now I’m …

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Currently – June 2020

It’s time for another Currently post! I’m feeling… drained, but trying my best not to let it get the best of me. I need be rejoicing in the fact that I’m still working from home and the flexibility that gives. I am excited that our new neighbors moved in this week. We haven’t met them …

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How To Be A Respectful Tourist

While planning a vacation, most of us worry about our budget and where we’ll go, and don’t think about the impact we have as tourists. It can be easy to forget that not everybody else there is on vacation. As a tourist, it’s important to be respectful to the locals and of their home. Here’s …

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Mountain West Trip:Grand Tetons & Jackson Hole

Today I’m continuing on with another post about our Mountain West Trip. If you remember we left off on our Part 2 from Yellowstone. That night we stayed at the Head Waters Lodge at Flagstaff. This was a cabin like room with all the amenities you need except TV and internet. We did have a …

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Memories of the Month {5.2020}

This month I was happy about: to be done with Kayleigh getting spayed. Now that her stitches out she is so happy to be able to run and play outside. This month I was sad about: all the sadness and violence in our country right now. This year I’m going to rate the books & …

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What’s Up Wednesday ~ May 2020

Today I’m linking up with Shay and Sheaffer for What’s Up Wednesday. What We’re Eating Monday for Memorial Day we had ribs that we prepared and cooked ourselves. They turned out so good! Last Friday night, Drew cooked us dinner. We had Kabobs that were to die for with mac & cheese and baked beans. …

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What Type of Reading Glasses are Right for You

It’s a feeling many of us are familiar with. We’re typing up something on the computer or reaching for the newspaper to scan a headline and we suddenly find ourselves squinting. After a long reading session, you realize you have a slight headache. Could it be eye strain? Or do you perhaps need reading glasses? …

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Friday Favorites 5.22.2020

Linking up with Momfessionals & a Little Bit of Everything Blog Happy Friday, everybody! I thought I had a list going of stuff I’d found over the week, but either I dreamed it or I’m not remembering where I ‘wrote that down.’ Anyway here’s my Friday Favorites…. I think most of these are going to …

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Chicken & Sausage Bowtie Pasta

Like I said last week on Friday Favorites post, Rob has been making this recipe for years. And with us being home and me cooking nearly every night, I’ve been pretty religious with making a menu each week. That way when lunch and dinner roll around I’m not scrambling to figure something out. The fam …

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Corona Bucket List – Update

It’s been about 50 days since I posted my Corona Virus Bucket List. I thought I’d update to see my progress and determine what is left. I’m pretty impressed with what I’ve gotten accomplished! Here’s what I haven’t either started at all or haven’t finished… Make 3 items on my Food Bucket List. Write 5 …

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Friday Favorites 5.15.2020

Linking up with Momfessionals & a Little Bit of Everything Blog Here are my Friday Favs (5ish random things I’m loving right now) for this week…. Sometimes in my little head, I think surely things I follow or know about are known by everyone that’s interested in them. Then, I think what if I know …

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Making the Most of Your Time at Home during COVID

A couple weeks ago after watching church online, since we had everyone gathered around the TV in the living room, Rob brought up making a schedule for our family. Now each of us pretty much follow a daily schedule of our own to ensure we get things done, but when Rob and I stopped and …

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