10 Free Apps For Camping

  If you love getting outdoors, but still feel that technology is useful even when you are getting away from it all, and you are lucky enough to still have service where you are at, you may be wondering if there are any good apps available to help you plan your trips camping, or ones […]

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Tick Prevention and How to Remove Ticks

I hate ticks. Not only because they are disgusting little creatures, but because they cause so much disease. They also seem to love me as I find one on me almost every times I go out in the woods. Just a few weeks ago, Spencer and I went out to a wildlife refuge and as […]

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How to Save Money with Airbnb

  When traveling, most people think there is really only one option; a hotel. This is far from the truth and you don’t have to spend more to stay somewhere else. In fact, staying with Airbnb is actually a way to save even more money.Airbnb is a website that allows just about anyone to use […]

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How to Responsibly Camp Off Grid

Off the grid camping (sometimes called dispersed camping) is one of my favorite ways to get outdoors and enjoy mother nature. Most of the time it is on free land (BLM land in many cases) so I don’t have to pay for a spot. It is very primitive, but that doesn’t bother me and I […]

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Easy Trail Mix Recipes

Every hiker knows how delicious trail mix is. For me, trail mix is one of the best snacks on the trail and off because it contains so many wonderful flavors and just the right balance. The truth is, though, that many commercially available trail mixes contain too much sugar or preservatives and this is less […]

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Evening Light Lavender Festival

Last year, we attended the Evening Light Lavender Festival just a short drive north of Spokane, WA, where we reside. I love festivals of any kind and when it comes to festivals that happen to do with one of my favorite flowers, I am all in. The festival was the first annual one and is […]

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How to Avoid Extra Fees at the Airport

Airports have been charging extra fees for a couple of years now on everything from baggage to snacks. What used to be free with every ticket now costs something. It seems they are really nickle and dimming every passenger on the plane these days. While prices of tickets are starting to go down, you may […]

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6 Great Day Hikes Near Spokane WA

  We live in Spokane, WA so naturally we look for great places near us to hike that won’t require we drive far when the mood strikes us. It took us a couple of years to finally get enough time to really explore and we started doing it last year. We are lucky that there […]

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How to Save Money on Bus Travel

I went on a trip just 4 hours away on the bus a couple of months ago to my hometown. I bought the tickets kind of last minute and found that they were decently reasonable in price, however, buying any travel thing last minute often doesn’t work in your favor quite like buying with more […]

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DIY Bug Bite Balm

When I was a kid, my mom would always make sure to bring the after bite stick with us when we went camping. For some reason those mosquitoes really liked me and I would go to sleep every night itching and scratching. The after bite stick was my saving grace. As I have moved towards […]

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