River Time Brewing

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If you follow me on Facebook or check out my trip reports, you know this is my favorite new place to stop in Darrington, WA after hikes on the Mountain Loop or North Cascades Highway (it’s faster to drive through Darrington than Burlington).  If you ever wondered if there was a good spot to stop […]

Meal Planning Boot Camp Day 9 & 10 and A Paleo Banana Split

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This is it, the last 2 days of the Meal Planning Boot Camp!  I am going to survive this… Day 9 Okay, for this challenge I really had to think, what are 5 other meals I can make from one or two basic meals or “cooking events”? Like roasting a chicken and using the meat […]

Meal Planning Boot Camp Days 7 and 8 Plus Paleo To Go

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As I head into a second week, this whole meal planning thing is definitely paying off!  I spent a few days away, got home late and being able to get up the next day for work with egg muffins and a leftover meal to take for lunch was worth so much: not only in time […]

Happy New Year and Boot Camp Days 2 and 3

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It’s here, 2018!!  I don’t know why we get so excited when December rolls over into January but I’m all for a reason to celebrate and remember that each year (or day) is a time to think fresh and new.  Let’s carry all the good stuff forward and leave the unwanted back in 2017.  And […]

Meal Planning Boot Camp: Preparation and Day 1

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As I mentioned in my last post, Is It Time For Something Different?, I am hoping to get back into my normal meal planning and healthy eating routine I had before I suffered an injury last summer that left me unable to cook for myself (go try and make your favorite whatever only using your […]

Friday Faves 12/29/2017

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Wahoo, TGIF! Here’s to a new year filled with adventure and hope. These are some of my favorite articles and links this week. Enjoy them.  Then GET OUTSIDE! Section Hiker It’s always great to see people write about the hike they DIDN’T complete because it reminds all of us it is okay to call a […]

Is It Time For Something Different?

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This week definitely did not turn out like I expected it to. I thought I’d be off on a fun vacation right about now, driving along the coast maybe exploring new hikes and eats.  However, life had other plans and I ended up sicker than a dog (like when a dog eats that chocolate covered […]

Friday Faves 12/22/2017

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Wahoo, TGIF! And it’s Christmas Eve Eve Eve!These are some of my favorite articles and links that I checked out this week. Enjoy them.  Then GET OUTSIDE! Abby’s Atlas I’m not a big cruise or package travel person and I never thought about doing either in the Amazon.  I enjoyed the pictures from Abby’s stay at this […]