Blog? Work? Blog? Work? Blog? Work? Blog? Work? Blog? Work? Blog? Work? Blog? Work? Blog? Work? Such a dilemma these days. With the inaugural camping trip coming up I’ve been working frantically on the camper/glamper/caravan/trailer. There are so many projects I’ve checked off my “to do” list, and so many more to go, but I want to provide you some updates and inspiration. I’ll start with the project I had the most fun tackling: chalk painting the kitchen cabinets. There are n
Rookie Mistake: I didn’t purchase my first vintage trailer in a downpour. For those of us who live with near constant liquid sunshine of the Pacific Northwest - it’s an absolute must. How else are you supposed to call the seller’s bluff of for those famous last words, “no leaks.” Hours after we purchased this yet-to-be-named 1968 Aladdin Trailer the deluge of the season hit. Of course, that was BEFORE we had a chance to buy a waterproof cover. The next morning we saw the dama
If you need to reach me sometime in the near future - check my driveway. Nevermind the big house. SWOON! I'm in love with my tiny playhouse of a travel trailer. I've barely left her INside in three days. I'm still in the process of getting to know this little gem. The title says she's a 1968 Aladdin. It's a travel trailer company that used to operate out of Hillsboro, Oregon. Seeing as I lived there and loved my seven years, that makes me even more head-over-heels in love! Th
Once upon a time there was a girl named Anita. She went for a drive on Interstate Five and ended up visiting a trailer in an unnamed town near the Seattle airport. “Good God! That dingy disaster doesn’t look anything like the pictures on Craigslist,” she cried! And so goes the tale of my very first trailer hunt expedition. 1. Too much of a disaster. This one was out the minute I walked up and peeked in the door. You might be looking at the pictures thinking, “Oh really? Why?
I’m looking for love. Searching for soul mate. Ready to make a commitment. Willing to put in the hard work to build a beautiful relationship. Although I’m not exactly certain what the special someone will look like, I do know it’s not about what’s on the outside, but her inside that will whisper to my heart. When I see her - I’ll know in an instant she’s the one: My very own vintage travel trailer. After years of oogling, googling and drooling, I’ve decided it’s time to final
Anita Kissée is a television journalist in Olympia, Washington. She's on a quest to find her happy (camper) place & transform the perfect vintage camper into a gorgeous glamper.