We are the Willards, and WE are living a secret, not so secret, life!! It’s crazy to think that we have been on the road traveling around Canada, US and Australia since March 2019!! The kids were almost 3 years old when we left on our first road trip to Minnesota. Looking back now, I’m […]
Read More Our Secret (not so secret) Life!
Have you ever voluntarily put yourself in a position where you had to drive on the opposite side of the road? In a giant Motorhome? With kids in the back who need snacks every 7 minutes? This was a dream for Nick, a ridiculous one albeit;). He loves driving, if it’s not fast it may […]
Read More Left, Left, just Stay left
In a Sunburned Country by Bill Bryson – This is the book we read before heading to Australia the first time and I can say with my absolute whole heart that Bill Bryson is by far my favourite Author. I mean, if you like to laugh until you cry, which I happen to;). He is clever and witty […]
Read More In a sunburned country
The week before any trip can be stressful, but this one will go down in history!! By the end of the week, I lost 5 lbs, forgot how to sleep and aged quite a few years. Want to know the secret to my new unplanned diet? And how to add several grey hairs and go […]
Read More take the holiday!!! it’s worth it
You know what they say, ‘Time Flies when you’re WARM’….I mean, having Fun …. right it’s Fun. In our case, it flies extremely fast when you’re having fun while staying warm!! We left Canada During a Polar Vortex, that’s right a POLAR VORTEX!! According to the Texas Locals, It’s VERY Cold in January and to […]
Read More Road Trip Battle Anyone??
If you are wandering the streets of The Woodlands, Texas and you happen to come across a couple scooter kids with light up wheels and are dressed in capes and Pyjamas – they’re ours!!! Jake and Lil have settled in nicely and have started FULL Day Kindergarten…….I’m excited, I mean, they’re excited….okay maybe we’re all […]
Read More Texas, Y’all!
I wasn’t exactly sure what I should write in this post – we’ve had some ‘exciting’ moments mixed in with a bit of the routine we’ve fallen into. I never want to offend anyone with content BUT we love to be real so please use caution if you continue reading, I cover everything from Gunner […]
Read More Hot Weather, Head Wounds, and Diarrhea??
Snakes – Our new reality!! Apparently the Rattle Snakes down here in Texas have stopped Rattling as a new defense. The rattling attracts Wild Boars, which apparently eat Snakes. Nick came across 2 snakes the other day, both very poisionous. Geeze, good thing our dogs are soooo smart. I’ve been trying to figure out why […]
Read More ‘Black on Red – You’re Dead’
We made it through the border everyone!! Yay! To be honest, it took about an hour for the guards to let us pass – we may have started sweating a bit by the 45 minute mark. Mostly I couldn’t imagine turning back around after the day we had before. We made our way through Montana […]
Read More Mullets, Masks, and Compression Socks
Day 1!! Can you feel the excitement in the air? We’re all packed up, I’ve checked my 5 page list 17 times, Let’s do this Willard’s. Let me walk you through our day: 6:30 am – Wake Up – Press Snooze 6:45 am – 8 am – Roll out of bed, make coffee, a road […]
Read More Bit of a Bumpy Start!