The perfect tray table

Necessity dictates a good table for use by the fire– to hold canapes and drinks– don’t you think?   The Casita’s size calls for efficiency and fold-a-bility.  This little tray fits just the bill.  It’s about 18″x 13.5″ and chair height at around 24″ tall.  The tray is removable from the folding wooden stand and all […]

Simple Slip Covers

Our Bassador sleeps on the front bunk bed and because of its irregular shape, no sheet would stay tidy or in place.  This is how I solved the problem: First, chose a stretchy fabric that coordinates with your look. I chose a dark grey knit. Lay your fabric out flat and place the cushion on […]

Fresh Iced Tea

In every life, there needs to be a little luxury.  One of my favorite indulgences is fresh Blackberry Sage iced tea.  At home, I like to brew it by the big glass in my TeaForte pitcher and mug.  Such a lovely thing to sit with a big mug of ice and a little pitcher of […]

Practical Art–Travel Map

The thing about traveling in such a small camper is one needs to be judicious about what they allow into their space.  First it should fill at least one need (preferably at least two) and second it best work harmoniously with the colors,  so that everything flows together and not create visual clutter.  My decorating […]

Romancing the Egg

I can’t speak for all, but I will say these Eggs do seem to be an aphrodisiac all on their own.  Maybe it’s the close quarters, maybe the 8″ of soft foam mattress, maybe the long days of walks in the woods while holding hands, maybe it’s the team effort to cook a savory meal […]

Crafting Casitas

Traveling small does not mean plain. It might mean flat. So, if you have an old shirt box or lightweight cardboard and some holiday tissue paper, you have a decoration.  In my case, I didn’t have the box so I just used some handy poster board.   Materials: Scissors/Craft Knife Pencil/Eraser Poster Board Clear Contact […]