Memorial Day Weekend: The Return to Base Camp

After prepping base camp the previous weekend it seemed as if we had twice as much packed in the back of the Tahoe including the newest addition to our arsenal at base camp, pie irons from Rome Industries (one round & one square). We also ordered the Pudgie Revolution Cookbook, which is loaded with creative … Continue reading Memorial Day Weekend: The Return to Base Camp

Perception Cove 14.5 Tandem Kayak

The story about how we came to purchase this kayak still makes us chuckle, though perhaps Stella a bit more than myself. It was the summer of 2015, we purchased our first RV and parked it on a permanent camping site at Egg Harbor Campground in Door County, WI. Occasionally, we would rent a kayak from one … Continue reading Perception Cove 14.5 Tandem Kayak

A Lazy Weekend, Kayaking and a Fishing Adventure

Saturday morning we gathered Aspen and headed to Shadow Mountain Lake for her morning swim. What a difference a week makes, last weekend the kayak launch was bustling with activity and this weekend it was our own little oasis. After swimming Aspen for an extended period of time we headed back to Base Camp to … Continue reading A Lazy Weekend, Kayaking and a Fishing Adventure

Stella’s Favorite – Monarch Lake Hike

Sunday, September 3rd, we headed to Monarch Lake to hike the loop with Aspen. We got off to an early start hoping to beat the crowds and thankfully we did, more about this at the end. From the trailhead we trekked southeast along the northern shoreline. This by far is Stella’s favorite hike. After arriving … Continue reading Stella’s Favorite – Monarch Lake Hike