My friend from Florida called me recently and said “I’m being transferred to Southern California- somewhere between San Diego and Fresno. Where should I live?” I laughed and told him to be my neighbor, knowing that he would surely be transferred far away. But then he called back and said his job was 10 minutes […]
At REI, where I work, we wear name tags with our favorite outdoor place listed on them. Mine says “Joshua Tree National Park.” For the past ten years, I have spent the majority of my days off in the park camping, climbing, hiking, and meditating. There is a quiet there that I haven’t experienced in […]
I lost my first two grandparents ever in 2016. One from each side. I recognize that this is pretty great for being 32 years old, but after so long, I got to the point where I just thought it would never happen to me.
Happy 2017! Hopefully you soaked in the excitement of the holidays and feel satisfied by the end of your year. Now we all get to think about how this year will go, what we want to do, and who we want to be.
The big success of our family’s summer was getting out on spontaneous camping trips. Before kids, this was easy, but with babies it felt nearly impossible.
Ok, this is an involved recipe. You have to get a starter, and keep it alive for a while. Then you have to plan about 2 days of your life to be available for building your bread dough, and then you have to bake it in your dutch oven. But it is worth it, and […]
We’ll be teaching several outdoor cooking classes at the Outessa Summit in Tahoe and Powder Mountain this summer. If you’re a woman with an adventurous spirit, you should take this unique chance to get to the woods with other incredible women and have an amazing time!
Memorial Day weekend is coming up, and it’s always a great time to get outdoors with family and friends. Here is a roundup of some of our favorite camping recipes. Quick and simple, and great for a party. Enjoy!
Ok, so they aren’t exactly potato skins, but they taste the same, which is amazingly delicious, and the shape is much more appropriate for camping.
I’m always looking for more options for savory snacks to take when I go out and play.