Though I spent only a little time in New Orleans in my life, Mardi Gras has always been big for us.
Every year, for their vacation, my parents go on a backpacking trip to the Golden Trout Wilderness in the Sierra to do volunteer trail work.
Happy Thanksgiving week! We are enjoying watching the focus of this holiday weekend shift from retail therapy to wilderness therapy with the establishment of REI’s #OptOutside campaign taking deeper hold each year.
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.
Last August I committed to starting a plant-based diet. I was vegetarian for years, but struggled with making the leap to going vegan, mostly because I didn’t want to give up my beloved cheese.
Were you all around when SoCal got it’s first real snowstorm in years? It was last week. We like to ski at a little place called Mountain High, which is usually more like skiing in dirt.
I’m always looking for more options for savory snacks to take when I go out and play.
One of the biggest complaints many have about backpacking food is the lack of fresh veggies. We’ve tried every tactic to get legitimate fresh veggies out there, and it’s possible, but dehydrated kale is the best option we’ve found.
Otherwise known as “The Kombooch Hooch,” this cocktail is delicious. Really.
We’ve been tweaking our favorite Almond Flax Granola recipe for a long time now to perfect it, but I just can’t stop.