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Lindsay McKenzie

Lindsay is a proud Colorado native who loves Jesus, her family (especially her 3 nieces and 5 nephews), and of course, adventures with her husband Dan and their 2 dogs. She's a simple kind of girl. All it takes to make her happy is a cold beer, some country music, a sunset, and maybe a fishing pole!
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The Journey to Adoption: Our Greatest Detour Begins!

To be honest, we never thought we’d be here. We never imaged adoption as the way we’d grow our family. In fact, we find ourselves envying the couples who say they’ve always dreamt of adopting and knew in their hearts that it was their calling.

That’s not us.

We feel compelled to begin sharing our story with full transparency because it really helps in telling the incredible journey we’ve been on that has led us here today. And we’re really proud of where are.
We’ve found confidence in our story and don’t want to pretend to be anything we’re not or feel or write/say anything just because we think we “should”. We (okay, Lindsay still struggles) are becoming more comfortable with imperfection. Life is messy. Nothing is perfect.

More than anything, we have a deeper faith than ever and fully believe that everything works out just the way it’s supposed to in God’s perfect timing and according to His perfect pan. We love opportunities in life that push us out of our comfort zone because they typically lead to the most beautiful rewards and incredible growth either way.

So being here today…ready and eager to accept a child into our life in a way that we’d never imagined feels so, so right.

But again, it hasn’t always been that way…

Boondocking in Badlands National Park

Badlands National Park in South Dakota is known for it’s dramatic landscape, steep canyons, and unique rock formations. Parts of the park can feels a bit bizarre, like you’re on a different planet. It is desolation at its finest, and there are areas where you can’t see any signs of civilization for miles. This is […]

Lake Granby, Colorado

A Glamping Getaway in Granby, Colorado

*Disclosure: Thank you to River Run RV Resort for hosting us during our stay in Granby, Colroado. While we received complimentary services, all opinions in this post are our own.  There are so many different styles of camping. Sometimes we prefer to take our RV off grid, where no one else is around and boondock. […]

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How To Find The Best RV Insurance

This is a guest post by Lisa Fimberg. Lisa is a writer for, a site that reviews everything from the best RV insurance to the best homeowners insurance. We recently had a major insurance claim on our RV after it was severely damaged in a Colorado hail storm. We were out of our home […]

How to Make Money on the Road

  This is a guest post by Daniel Msanii, the avid hiker and camper behind Camping Maniacs is a platform where Daniel shares his outdoor experience, gives advice on the same and ultimately helps the enthusiastic camping and hiking community.   As far back as the year 2011, a study carried out by the University […]

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Product Review: Berkey Water Filter

We love trying new products that help improve our lifestyle of simplicity and adventure. We’re minimalists and very selective about the items we purchase and the money we spend. More importantly, we enjoy sharing the products we love with our loyal followers, in hopes that these products can help simplify their lives as well! Disclosure: […]