Camping

My Daddy bought a vintage 1970 Prowler for the family to use and I am in love.

She is just the right size, has comfy beds and is the perfect shade of olive green.

So 70’s and so lovely.

She has tons of potential and one day she will be fancy,

But until these little guys are well less of a mess

I am not going to stress about her getting a little dirty.

I mean we are camping right.

He we are last year getting ready to leave on our annual family vacation.

Vacation 2012

The trailer was loaded and we were ready to roll.

I am counting the days until  our next trip.

33 to be exact.

Do you camp? Do you like the beach or the mountains? Tent or trailer? Glamping or roughing it?

Diet: Drink Up

Here is a good idea from my friend Tifani. She uses a red cup and a sharpie to keep track of her water intake.

I always forget or I leave half empty bottles around.

I am going to try this tomorrow.

And get all 8 glasses finished and feel better too.

I took these fun water facts from here.

Only 3% of Earth’s water is fresh water.  97% of the water on Earth is salt water.

The water found at the Earth’s surface in lakes, rivers, streams, ponds, and swamps makes up only 0.3% of the world’s fresh water.

68.7% of the fresh water on Earth is trapped in glaciers.

30% of fresh water is in the ground.

1.7% of the world’s water is frozen and therefore unusable.

Water covers 70.9% of the Earth’s surface.

Water can dissolve more substances than any other liquid including sulfuric acid.

There is more fresh water in the atmosphere than in all of the rivers on the planet combined.

If all of the water vapor in the Earth’s atmosphere fell at once, distributed evenly, it would only cover the earth with about an inch of water.

Water boils quicker in Denver, Colorado than in New York City.

Approximately 400 billion gallons of water are used in the United States per day.

Nearly one-half of the water used by Americans is used for thermoelectric power generation.

In 1900, 25,000 American’s died of typhoid. By 1960, thanks to the use of chlorine in water treatment, that number dropped to 20.

Residents of sub-Saharan Africa use only 2-5 gallons of water per day.

The New York City water supply system leaks 36 million gallons per day.

There are approximately one million miles of water pipeline and aqueducts in the United States and Canada, enough to circle Earth 40 times.

The first water pipes in the US were made from wood (bored logs that were charred with fire).

The first municipal water filtration works opened in Paisley, Scotland in 1832

A gallon of water weighs 8.34 pounds.

A cubic foot of water weighs 62.4 pounds

An inch of water covering one acre (27,154 gallons) weighs 113 tons.

Water vaporizes at 212 degrees F, 100 degrees C.

It takes more water to manufacture a new car (39,090 gallons) than to fill an above ground swimming pool.

It takes more than ten gallons of water to produce one slice of bread.

Over 713 gallons of water go into the production of one cotton T-shirt.

1000 gallons of water are required to produce 1 gallon of milk.

Roughly 634 gallons of water go into the production of one hamburger.

Water is the only substance found on earth naturally in three forms: solid, liquid and gas.

At 1 drip per second, a faucet can leak 3,000 gallons per year.

Water makes up between 55-78% of a human’s body weight.

3 Signs of Great, Long Lasting Friendship

Everyday Power Blog

In this post we explore how meaningful friendships develop our inner strength by creating the support team we need to live a life filled with love and positive energy. Friendship fulfills one of our most essential human needs.

Let’s take a closer look at what makes a great, long lasting friend!

Some friends you see all the time, some friends you see here and there and some friends you don’t see as often as you would like. The beautiful thing about friendship is that it lives in the heart, so daily sight isn’t always needed for them to have a place in your life. Here are 3 clear signs you have a great friend.

1. When you see them, it is like no time has passed.  Yes, you might not have seen them in weeks, months or even years but when you do see them,  it picks up right…

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Food

Kid Friendly Breakfast Quesadilla by The Little Chef

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Ingredients:

tortillas

peanut butter

banana

strawberries

marshmallows

Instructions:

Cut your bananas, strawberries and marshmallows into circles.

Tip: use a pair of scissors to cut your marshmallows- it is quick and easy and even the littlest chef can do it.

spread the peanut butter on both tortillas

layer the fruit and marshmallows on one tortilla then top with the other.

cook on the griddle until golden brown and melted.

This is a great breakfast that kids can make with just a little help from mom or dad.