Heading out this weekend or next weekend for a brisk and chilly backpack or car camp? Need some inspiration so you don't end up pan frying a can of Turkey Spam®? Thanksgiving On The Trail FBC Hybrid Thanksgiving Roast Chicken with Cranberry Sauce Cranberry Chicken Rice Dessert Ideas: Pumpkin and Gingersnap Pudding Cranberry Pear… Continue reading Thanksgiving Recipe Round-Up
Having a family of 5 I'll be honest...we spend a lot of time at Costco. Costco carries a lot of interesting things, especially if you wander. One brand I have seen recently is Free Country, for the fall line. Which leads into this clothing review. Not all outdoor clothing has to come from REI and… Continue reading Gear Review: Free Country’s Switchback Jacket System
What is gluten-free, vegan, organic, non-GMO verified and made in glorious Portland, Oregon? Skout Organic Trailbars. Anyone raised in Tillamook (yes, the home of a certain famous cheese) has to love the outdoors, so no surprise the brothers and father seeked a healthy snack. My Mom grew up in Tillamook and I spent a lot… Continue reading Food Find: Skout Organic Trailbars
The previous weekend we took the boys to one of our favorite winter spots, Kalaloch Lodge, on the Olympic Peninsula. After having fantastic storms all weekend, it cleared Sunday morning for a few hours and we ventured out to Ruby Beach before we headed home. Ruby Beach is one of my favorite beaches. It sits… Continue reading A Walk To Ruby Beach
Looking for something new to bribe your kids with while hiking? Or more likely, something new and fun for yourself? Lunchables has a line of shelf stable snacks out, with 4 flavor combinations, Lunchables Jr. Having tried out the Blueberry Bonanza, it is a fun idea. Three snacks, in one tray, that protects against getting… Continue reading Food Find: Lunchables Jr.