Entries by Amy Carney

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Intentionally Simplifying….

I love this time of year. Our Arizona weather is just perfect; the kids competitive sports are over (or should be, ahem… soccer…. that’s for another post) and my husband’s hockey job is coming to an end after yet another season. Our evenings and weekends tend to be more relaxed making time for bike rides […]

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It Pays to Recycle in California!

  It’s tradition. Recycling bottles and cans in California for cash. It’s what we do. It’s what we’ve done ever since the kids have been old enough to understand about making money and helping the environment at the same time. Kids of this generation need ways to make a little hard earned cash themselves. It’s […]


All For One and One For All!

This is what it’s all about to me. Youth sports can be so out of control nowadays that sometimes we can forget what’s really going on here. Parents are yelling from the sidelines so focused on that win. It can get intense and then a moment like this happens to put it all in perspective. […]

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Leaving it all behind….

You’re doing what?? Do you ever shake your head in bewilderment as you look at your family’s weekend calendar? How in the world am I going to get all of these kids to their sports and activities across the valley with Hubby on the road? I sometimes wonder when life made a turn and I […]

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The biggest question most people have when they hear about the adventure we are about to embark on is “Are you going to homeschool then?” Well, yes, I guess if we’re pulling them out of middle school then looks like I will have to. Honestly, it overwhelms me to think of finding and sticking to […]


Hitting 44 of the 50 United States!

We will be hitting 44 of the 50 states along our RV tour! (Already did Hawaii and Alaska will be in the spring..) Since we are focusing on uncharted US territory, we will have to miss some beloved places and people in: California Nevada Oregon Minnesota Wisconsin Maine