Kayaking at Rio Reservoir with Family

raft in rio

On July 20th it was a very special day, my mother-in-law’s birthday! This special woman deserves all the best and got to enjoy her birthday in the woods in the Forestburgh airbnb. She played Jenga, enjoyed coffee on the deck, kayaked around the pond and got to relax at the Rio Reservoir. I would say […]

Completing our First HBTrails Triathlon

High Falls waterfall

I’ve seen a few triathlons in my life but never participated in one. Perhaps one day before my knees give out, we will give it a try. Today, my hubby decided two weeks of resting his ribs was enough and that we should do a hike. We got ready, filled our water bottles and grabbed […]

Kayaking Cornwall On Hudson with Family

Hudson Valley Kayaking

We have family that lives in New Windsor and they are very close to the Hudson River. For Father’s Day they wanted to go kayaking Cornwall on Hudson and asked us if we wanted to join. Any opportunity to use our kayaks is a good one and well received. New Windsor Kayak Launch We started […]

Kayaking with Family During the Weekend

Kayak Adventures

We like to plan things ahead and do our hikes early in the morning. There have been times when it was mid day and we said let’s go for a hike. Those are rare days and usually in the fall or winter. Yesterday we planned to go kayaking with another cousin, her husband and kid. […]

Intex Challenger Kayaks Review

Bashakill Wetlands

It’s summer time, people are at homes and everyone is ready to escape to the great outdoors. Walmart bike shelves are empty, as are kayaks and other outdoor rafting equipment. We wanted to take the cousins out to Bashakill this weekend but didn’t have enough kayaks for everyone. We looked for deals on Letgo but […]

Kayaking with Kids at Bashakill

kayaks and boat

After looking at the Bashakill for seven years we are finally kayaking here. We walked the trails and have now kayaked the marsh more than all combined trips at the Delaware. To me, this place is breathtaking with it’s 360 degree view. Today, we took my hubby’s cousin, her husband and their two kids on […]

Testing Intex Inflatable Boat at Bashakill

For months now we have not given our mothers a hug and try to stay away from them during this pandemic. We wanted to take them out and do something fun with them since Mother’s Day felt non-existing. So, we went to Walmart and got an Intex Inflatable boat. The hope was that they would […]