Author: livesimplenow

Turning A Hobby Into Extra Income – How To Know What Your Time Is Worth!

Wouldn’t it be great if you could turn your hobby into extra income? After all, what can be better than turning something you love to do into a little extra cash? Whether it be saving for a dream vacation, putting aside a little extra money for early retirement, paying off debt, or creating a whole […]

Traveling To All 50 States – A Visit To Alaska & Hawaii Complete The Tour!

It is official – our goal of traveling and experiencing all 50 states has finally been accomplished! And what an amazing, exciting and interesting journey it has been to see all fifty over the course of the last two years. Honestly, it was truly life changing for us in ways we could never have imagined! […]

Waiting It Out On The Farm – A Trip On Hold, But Not Forever!

If you had asked Mary or I four months ago what could possibly postpone, or somehow temporarily put our trip around the country on hold, I am certain that we wouldn’t have responded with a pandemic. Perhaps a catastrophic failure with the truck or family emergency – but not a pandemic! The date was March […]

A Difficult Decision – Suspending Our Trip For Everyone’s Safety

It is with a heavy heart we announce today the temporary suspension of our travels across the country due to the ever developing coronavirus situation. It has become apparent in the last few days that travel between states, venues, etc. is not in the best interest of everyone’s safety. We set out on this trip […]

How A Stroll On Hilton Head Island Caused Us To Be In Pain, Day 184

If we told you that we were in pain after spending the day at Hilton Head Island, you might guess that is because we got a terrible sunburn. However, that is not the case at all. Although the temperatures reached into the mid-60’s, the wind was blowing quite a bit. Therefore, we wore shorts and […]

HALFWAY ACROSS AMERICA! Day 183 Of Our One Year Journey!

So hard to believe – but we are halfway through this amazing journey across America to see all 50 states. With the Leap Year in progress, our one-year trip covers 366 days. And that of course means that day 183 is the exact halfway point of our journey. So on this occasion, we celebrated with […]

The Story Behind Our Trip’s Saturday Morning Bloody Mary Tradition – Day 182

As we near the halfway mark of our trip, I guess it’s time to talk about our weekly tradition of snapping a photo of our Saturday Morning Bloody Mary. It is something we never thought would be a trending subject. But somehow, it is becoming a little more popular with each and every passing week. […]

A Beautiful Day Spent In Historic Savannah, Georgia – Day 181

No trip to Coastal Georgia would be complete without spending some time in Savannah, Georgia. And after a couple of days of constant rain, we welcomed the sunshine and headed to explore the city. Because we only had one full day to enjoy the sights and sounds of Savannah, we decided to start off by […]

Traveling Back In Time With A Visit To The Fort Pulaski National Monument – Day 180

We took on a different type of travel today, stepping back in time to the Civil War era with a visit to Fort Pulaski National Monument on Cockspur Island. Cosckspur Island sits at the mouth of the Savannah River, just 15 miles east of Savannah, Georgia. It is also sits just a mile or two […]