Boat Shopping

For those of you who are not fans on our facebook page(, we  recently announced that we purchased a sailboat! Although its been awhile and we have a lot of post to catch… Continue reading

10 Cons to traveling fulltime with kids

We have many people ask us “What is the hardest part about traveling with kids?” So here’s some of the things on our list, but if you are thinking about full-timing please know the pros… Continue reading

Family, Fishing, and Food

We enjoyed our first KOA while visiting with Uncle Dave and Aunt Shannon near Orlando. Our highlights were fishing on the lake, Pot Luck dinner (the whole campground sang happy birthday to Madison),… Continue reading


Today we went to the Gasparilla Parade Of Pirates! Unfortunately we missed last weekends parade which is geared towards kids but we still wanted to see what Gasparilla was all about. Its basically one… Continue reading

The Florida Aquarium

Yesterday was full of rain so we decided to check out The Florida Aquarium….  

Key West, FL

Our family has been enjoying Key West, FL.  The weather here has been crazy. One day we are sweating in tanks and shorts the next day we need pants and sweaters. We have… Continue reading

Walt Disney World!

  A few months ago our family was presented with a trip to Walt Disney World as a thank you for Jon’s service and sacrifices for our country. We just got back from… Continue reading

Merry Christmas from the Tompkins!

Merry Christmas from our family to yours! Let us never forget what Christmas is really about….Jesus was born! Happy Birthday Jesus!     Getting ready to go to bed on Christmas Eve…  … Continue reading


We closed on our first “flip” house! Below are our before/after photos. Thank you to everyone who helped us with the house, we appreciate every one of you! We learned a great deal… Continue reading

Rhode Island

Its been a little while since we went to Rhode Island but we never got to post on our blog about it. Since we look back at our blog a lot to remember… Continue reading