Everything that Went Wrong on Our First Camping Trip

vintage camper

Timehop recently served up a memory of our first camping in Cecilia.  I think the 3 question marks sum up the excitement I felt as I waited for the clock to hit 5 pm.  I had a good laugh when I saw this reminder of my excitement, because six years ago I had no idea that we were in for more bad than good on that trip. Continue reading “Everything that Went Wrong on Our First Camping Trip”

5 Little Camper Tricks and Tips

The lack of space in our camper led to problems on camping trips.  Problems led to learning a few camper tricks to deal with it.  When the couch is made into a bed, we have 4 ft of walking space from the edge of the bed to the kitchenette.  4 ft may be generous.  It is enough space for us to both stand in the camper at the same time.  No one can do anything because you can’t open any door at that point, but you can stand there and stare at each other.  Continue reading “5 Little Camper Tricks and Tips”

Remodeling Our Shasta Compact- Spring Update

1963 Shasta Camper Trailer What did we do every weekend in March?  On Saturday we worked on remodeling our Shasta Compact.  On Sunday we worked on remodeling our Shasta Compact.  What did we do every weekend in April?  I think you get the point Cecilia needed a bit of a face-lift!  The plan was to get a coat of paint on the exterior, but that fell through.  We really need to find an indoor space or open area to paint in.  Our neighborhood is less than ideal.  Here is a look at what we accomplished instead.
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My Top 5 Favorite Vintage Camper Decor Pieces

Glamper Camper decor is what takes turns a camper into a glamper!  Most of these items would never make the cut on a regular camping trip.  They are perfect for my mini camper trailer and a weekend of glamping though! Continue reading “My Top 5 Favorite Vintage Camper Decor Pieces”

Cecilia the 1963 Shasta Travel Trailer

1963 Shasta Compact

In 2011 I fell in love with the vintage Shasta travel trailer’s wings and z-stripe.  I knew I wanted to own a vintage camper and I knew Continue reading “Cecilia the 1963 Shasta Travel Trailer”