We’ve had some beautiful weather in the Seattle area and then some gray and rainy days as well. The rhodies and azaleas are in full bloom and I understand the berries are early and starting to show up in fruit stands. I haven’t gotten any yet but can’t wait. To me that is one of the best things about living and traveling in an RV…you can enjoy the produce in season as you travel. We love the berries in western Washington and there are lots of fields with lots of different kinds of berries.
TIP: When purchasing or picking your berries this spring and summer, don’t forget to use your Produce Keepers.
And don’t forget to put them in the potion of 10 parts water to 1 part white vinegar before storing them so they will last much longer. We always marvel at the things others use them for from pineapple and cantaloupe to bananas and even bread! They work better than anything I have ever tried for produce. https://rvspacesavers.com/shop/index.php?route=product/product&path=35&product_id=63.
TIP: Everyday Objects That Can Work Magic in Your Kitchen. I thought there were some good tips here that were useful. Most of them we know but sometimes it is good just to have a reminder. http://metro.co.uk/2016/05/12/16-everyday-objects-that-can-work-magic-in-your-kitchen-5831127/
And another TIP: 35 Amazing Uses for Rubbing Alcohol. This is certainly a product that deserves space in your RV. I have even printed out a copy and taped it to the inside of the medicine cabinet. http://www.mentalscoop.com/35-amazing-uses-for-rubbing-alcohol/
Yet Another Tip: A Surprising Way to keep soap scum off your shower. Boy am I trying this! I think we may even have some RainX around. It is one of those things I said to my self “Why didn’t I think of that!!!” http://idreamofclean.net/a-surprising-way-to-prevent-soap-scum-build-up-on-glass-shower-doors/
Last few days to get your Egg Space Saver. On sale only until midnight May 23rd.
Great Places To Visit: Have any of you ever heard of an “Escape Room?” We had not but our daughter and her family took us to one last weekend for Mike’s 70th birthday. What a blast we had! It is an experience you will never forget and there are lots of different “themes.”
The one we went to was a “Prison Break.” You are not allowed to take any pictures during the escape so can’t show you what we went through but were locked in jail cells and only had so much time to escape. We would absolutely do it again. Here is the definition of an Escape Room. An escape room is a physical adventure game in which players are locked in a room and have to use elements of the room to solve a series of puzzles and escape within a set time limit. The games are physical versions of “escape the room” video games. If it is of interest just Google ‘Escape Rooms’ and the city you are interested in.
Also this from Sue and Jim:
1—Among places to visit that I would want to include would be Sequim, Washington in late July for their annual Lavender Festival. There are several lavender farms and the tours would be awesome. There is at least one shop in town that sells only lavender products and it is worth the time for a visit, but I must say we did NOT like the lavender chocolate!!!!
2–Since I am from upstate New York, I grew up enjoying the incredible beauty and fragrance of lilacs. We had them in white, pink and every shade of purple you can imagine. I really miss them here in southern California. But I do buy lilac scented candles so I don’t have to miss out completely! Thanks guys.
Last week I asked about our readers experience with Vacuum bags and what brands you had tried and liked or didn’t like. I only received and answer from Sue and they have had mixed results. I sure would appreciate hearing from others about your experiences with them. Contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We leave next week for Moses Lake. We will be a vendor at the Moses Lake Spring Fair during Memorial Day Weekend and then attend the Good Sam Sambroee June 1-5th at the Grant County Fairgrounds. Looking forward to both and seeing many friends at the Sambroee.
“No man ever steps in the same river twice, for it’s not the same river and he’s not the same man.”
Life is a journey and YOU hold the map.