camping

Good For The Soul

I firmly believe that being in nature is good for the soul. So is spending time with family. And not having cell phone service. And camp fires. And laughter. Put all of these together and you have how I spent last weekend in a nutshell.

Couple in the woods

Jimmy, my brother-in-law, sister, and I went camping at the Kinzua East KOA from Thursday to Saturday and it truly was good for my soul. I had spent over a month without a day off of pet sitting and I was beginning to feel burned out and way too busy.

We booked a cute little cabin and spent our time talking around a campfire, cooking, visiting the Kinzua Dam, hiking, boating, and fishing. We also walked on the Kinzua Sky Walk, which is a bridge that partially collapsed in 2003 due to a tornado. You can read more about it here, because whatever I say won’t do it any justice. It was so neat!

Okay, now for some pictures!

Kinzua East KOA CabinHiking trail at Jake's Rock in Kinzua PAHiking downhill at Jake's Rock in Kinzua PAJake's Rock hiking overlook at KinzuaCarp at Kinzua Wolf Run MarinaFishing at KinzuaKinzua Sky WalkKinzua Sky WalkKinzua Sky Walk BridgeFishing at Kinzua

Have you ever been camping?

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Currently: August 2017

Current book Just finished Midwife: A Journey by Peggy Vincent and really enjoyed it.

Current blessing A lovely camping trip this past weekend. I plan on posting about it sometime this week!

Couple in the woods

Current beauty product Yes to Carrots Nourishing Daily Cream Facial Cleanser. I am a big fan of the Yes To brand, and this product was new to me. I’m loving it for two reasons: it works well and smells amazing.

Current indulgence Blogging when I should be working đŸ˜‰

Current obsession Summer weather. I just love this season!

Pink coneflowers

Current craving A less busy schedule. Jimmy and I have had a lot going on lately, and I’ve been craving some rest from it all.

Current drink I’m pretty sure the answer to this will always be coffee!

Current need Time with my family. I think we need to have a summer cookout soon.

Current procrastination Posting about mine and Jimmy’s closet room renovation. We pretty much finished it up months ago, but I’ve just been too lazy to post about it, I guess?! I’m motivated to do it soon, though!

Staining hardwood floor

Current confession Jimmy sent me a meme the other day that said “I don’t always lose things, but when I do it’s because my wife moved it” and I have to say that is pretty accurate for us.

Current food Annie’s Cocoa Bunnies Cereal. I am off my Puffins kick and onto cocoa bunnies now! I even got Jimmy hooked on these, haha.

Current excitement A new daily pet sitting client! She’s a cute little golden retriever puppy.

Current mood Content.

Tell me something current in your life! Also, can you believe it’s August already?!