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Eating On The Trail

Figuring out what you’re going to eat on the trail can be tricky, especially if you’re health-conscious. Depending on your diet, there are plenty of choices available as “trail food”, including non-cook items. If you’re not super worried about what you consume to fuel your body, your choices are basically endless. I believe the majority of… Continue reading Eating On The Trail

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5 Favorite Backpacking Luxuries

There are a few things I never leave at home when I’m going on a backpacking trip (besides the obvious gear like a tent, sleeping pad, and sleeping bag). These are definitely not necessities, more like backpacking luxuries… 1. P Thing. Girls, this handy little device is amazing! Think about this: you’re hiking on a… Continue reading 5 Favorite Backpacking Luxuries

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Warning: Comfort Zones Are Hazardous

Comfort zones should come with a warning label: Hazardous to health, success, and life. May cause anxiety, boredom, and a false sense of security. Use sparingly. Actually, they’re crap, so avoid at all costs. Tedium is dangerous. Settling into your comfort zone and never getting out. Feeling safe. My goodness, that’s boring… and I lived… Continue reading Warning: Comfort Zones Are Hazardous

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Adventuring: The Experience That Opened Many Doors

Last summer, in an attempt to be brave, get out of my comfort zone, and try something that intrigued me, I ventured off on an adventure alone. When I was first contemplating this, it scared me and also excited me! So, I went for it and booked a trip with a tour company. Now, I… Continue reading Adventuring: The Experience That Opened Many Doors

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The Supermom Illusion

When you hear the term “supermom”, what image comes to mind? Maybe a polished momma who has it all together, maintains an immaculate house, raises tantrum-less, well-behaved kids, is active in her kids’ school, works full-time, and bakes homemade vegan bran muffins every morning, all while wearing the latest fashion trends with a warm smile… Continue reading The Supermom Illusion