The Happy Place Diaries

A Happy Life starts with a Happy Place

This week we upgraded the door windows of our Passport.  We went with the AP Products Thin Shade. We went with these windows for a couple of reasons.  First, we love the shade that is built into the window.  The older windows allowed for privacy, but the look was just not what we liked.  The …

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Stuff.. more Stuff… and even more Stuff… Happy yet? Stuff has become a dominate factor in most people’s lives.  A need to keep up with the Jones’s and wealth being measured in things.  But it does not bring happiness. OK… I like stuff to, but it is important to know that the stuff should be …

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Well, Winter has finally paid us a visit here in the Pacific Northwest.  It’s been pretty mild so far.  Typical winter weather passed us by in December and January, but February has come in with a cold snap and even dropped a bit of snow. A great opportunity to talk about winterizing the RV.  Now …

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As we sit around in our RV we can’t but get into those conversations that ask… What would we change if we did it all over again?  What is it that we absolutely love about our RV and what do we hate?… we hate is kinda rough.. what, if we had a magic wand would …

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Recently we have been learning how to make better videos and as a result trying to learn to shot better photos.  Thank goodness for Youtube, there is a lot of information out there.  Now that I am on a fixed income… camera gear has to fall into a serious budget and so we needed to …

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This last weekend there was a big Scouting event out at the Oregon Coast.  Specifically, the event is held annually at a National Guard Camp.  The Scouts like it as it provides some real nice facilities and barracks, which is really nice for an event in January at the Coast.  But as you can imagine, …

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This weeks BIG 5 List is all about pets.  Yep for the most part our four legged friends that love to hop in the RV and head out for adventures with us. We have two traveling companions, Sadie and Chunk.  They are campers through and through.  When it’s time to load up the trailer, they …

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