Currently | 1.14.16 Watching | Sherlock. > Besides getting slightly addicted to HGTV which I'd never watched before, I am streaming Sherlock with Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman, they are really long episodes, but I love them! Reading | I Regret Nothing by Jen Lancaster. > One of my favorite authors, I literally laugh out loud reading her books! > Last month I said what I … [Read more...]

Review – Breaking Busy

"One night, as we lay in bed, each of us quiet and lost in our own thoughts, I looked over at him, exhaled the longest, slowest sigh, and said, 'I'm so done. I want to quit everything and run away. Maybe we could buy an RV and escape? you know, live off the land...well, except for gas and Wi-Fi. You know what I mean? Let's just go. I can't take it anymore. I'm busier than I've ever been and feel … [Read more...]

Inside our RV Sneak Peek

Mr. Misadventures promises that once we get better light (it has been overcast and raining the last couple of days) that he will take professional photos of the interior of the RV.  In the meantime, I have taken a few shots with my iPhone, enough to allow a sneak peek and give you a "design" update. We purchased a Tiffin Phaeton Class A Motorhome, our interior floor plan model is a 40 AH (as in … [Read more...]

Rest Stops, Ignition Keys and Slideouts

I promise I will come up with more original titles going forward, or hire my friend Katie of Domestiphobia who always writes killer, pull-you-right-in headlines! As I mentioned in my ‘Visiting the WeightMaster’ post, we had a very harrowing unplanned second trip from San Francisco to Phoenix. When we left San Francisco the first time we definitely did not plan to return, at least for a … [Read more...]

Refine and Redefine

Dear readers, Happy 2016!  I wanted to take the opportunity to wish you the very best for the new year to come.  It will definitely be an interesting one for me and I hope you continue to visit Misadventures with Andi and support this little blogger. Seven plus years in and I am eternally grateful to all my readers and commenters who making writing in my little corner of the world so … [Read more...]

Visiting the WeightMaster

After moving our remaining household goods to the Phoenix area for storage (reason 1, the cost was 1/3 what we paid in California for double the space and reason 2, my parents live here and can keep an eye on it while we are on the road the next year) we spent the weeks between Thanksgiving and Christmas unpacking boxes and packing up the cargo area and interior of our RV. We loaded up the … [Read more...]

Misadventures in Being an RV Newbie

It has been just a little over a month that we have owned our new "home." And a month since we picked up our life and drove to Phoenix and while we are still prepping for our first trip in January there are a few things I've learned, four to be exact! Your sales guy is probably not a good driving instructor. We had the world’s best sales guy. I mean the best. He was cool, zen, provided no … [Read more...]

Traveler Tuesday – Alison of Green with Renvy

Last week we met Christina a fellow AFAR Ambassador. This week I am thrilled to introduce you to Alison of Green with Renvy, an AFAR Local Expert for the Boston Area. And as her blog suggests, this blogger-writer extraordinaire focuses on green travel, a subject close to my heart. Let’s meet Alison! When and how did you become a traveler? Perhaps in the womb!? I was conceived in Japan … [Read more...]


Currently | 12.17.15 Watching | Not much. > I am going to begin to sound like a broken record, but I have been focused on our move and getting the RV prepped for our January departure. Reading | It's a secret. > I am currently reading a book by a blogger/conference and event planner/business consultant and will be sharing more soon. > AND, my good friend Lois gave me a book … [Read more...]

Traveler Tuesday – Christina of My View from the Middle Seat

A DINK couple who travels the world while working, sounds like my twin sister! (At least until recently!)  I have been so lucky in the brand ambassador work I have done to come across and meet extraordinary bloggers. The AFAR Ambassador group is only one example and that's where I met Christina of My View From the Middle Seat (which of course I can totally relate to because when I travel with my … [Read more...]