advice, Arizona, Exploring, Hiking, Uncategorized

Havasupai Indian Reservation, Havasu Falls, How To Get a Permit

I have recently been posting about how excited we are for our upcoming trip to the Havasupai Indian Reservation to feast our eyes upon the majestic Havasu Falls in Arizona. This particular adventure has been a long time coming. We have spent the last three years vying for one of the coveted permits and fiiiiinally… Continue reading Havasupai Indian Reservation, Havasu Falls, How To Get a Permit

adventures, advice, Driving, Exploring, Hiking, life, Nevada, travel, Uncategorized

Double Feature Road Trip – Highway 50 & 375 – Nevada

When it comes to road trips, Richard and I are a little bit....ambitious! Some might say we are crazy but I don't think we are quite there, yet! I'll let you be the judge, though. Whenever we have a few days off together we try to capitalize on the opportunity to head out on another… Continue reading Double Feature Road Trip – Highway 50 & 375 – Nevada

adventures, creativity, DIY, Friends, growth, Hiking, Living creatively

The Gym Isn’t the Only Way to Workout

~Kristen Furleigh Don't give up your dreams of being healthy and strong just because you can't afford a gym membership. Money or lack thereof can have a negative impact on our ability to believe we can still achieve. When funds get tight one of the first things to go straight to a wish list is a… Continue reading The Gym Isn’t the Only Way to Workout

adventures, Hiking, life, Living creatively, travel

From Fear to Empowerment

From Fear to Empowerment ~Kristen Furleigh Often when I talk to others about some of our life experiences I get a “Wow, I could never do that” or an “I wish I could travel but (insert: I'm too scared, don’t have the money, ect)” and “How do you do that?” but I don’t usually see… Continue reading From Fear to Empowerment

2014, Exploring, fun, Hiking, Honeymoon, lord of the rings, love, new zealand, penguins, Relationship, travel, Uncategorized

Middle Earth: The Land of Hobbitses! (Pt 4) The Final Chapter

Pengminions!!!! This has been a CRAzY year! Do not fear we shall not end it without the final installment of New Zealand adventures 😀 Now where did we leave off... Oh yeah...We left off with Wine day in Christchurch... Now we shuffle on down to Dunedin: Where we met lots of SEALS!!!!!! We also stopped… Continue reading Middle Earth: The Land of Hobbitses! (Pt 4) The Final Chapter

2014, adventures, Budget, Driving, Exploring, Family, Friends, fun, Hiking, life, love, Marriage, penguins, Personal, Relationship, travel

Hiatus….No More!

Pengminions! We are back...again! It seems we had fallen off the face of the earth but in truth that is not true. In fact we had fallen into a deep, dark routine of work. Our serving job had us working some variation of overtime each week at a nice lil tex-mex place in La Porte, … Continue reading Hiatus….No More!

2014, adventures, Exploring, fun, Hiking, Honeymoon, life, lord of the rings, love, Marriage, new zealand, penguins, Relationship, travel, Uncategorized

Middle Earth: The Land of Hobbitses (pt 2)

Hello Pengminions!!! We bring you segment 2 of our New Zealand adventure! Here we have captured the last part of our stay in the north island and make our way to the south island via the aforementioned "ferry ride of death" We start again as the penguin couple makes their way downstream on the Tongariro… Continue reading Middle Earth: The Land of Hobbitses (pt 2)