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 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 […]

Source Lake Snowshoe: Short Trip But A Long Journey

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It has been a long time since we have gotten out with the kids and not just because I injured myself last summer.  Scheduling is hard when everyone has busy lives and that includes the climbing team for one of the 11 year olds!  It’s easier when children are young and dependent on their parents […]

Meal Planning Boot Camp Days 5 and 6 Plus Bring Back The Booch!

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My days seem to be bunching up on me but I guess that’s how it is. I can’t believe it is the weekend already and time to be thinking about next week’s meal planning all over again.  That’s okay, I’m ready! What Have I Done So Far? Let’s do a little recap of the daily […]

Friday Faves 1/5/2018

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Wahoo, TGIF! And I’m just glad I got the right year in the title. These are just a few of my favorite articles and links this week. Enjoy them.  Then GET OUTSIDE! Rated By Hanna I don’t know if I will ever get to visit Rome (maybe on that mythical extended backpacking-through-Europe trip I’ll take […]

Otter Falls: Don’t Let The Weather Stop You

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It looked like the best day for me to get outdoors this weekend was coincidentally the worst weather day.  But did that stop my friends and I? Never!  We are definitely not fair weather hikers…and we don’t let things like downed trees on the road stop us from our destination! This is a trail off […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]