Gear Review: Goal Zero Lighthouse 250 Lantern

When I first started backpacking, back in the dark ages, there were not many choices for lights. You had heavy headlamps, that slid down into your glasses, lanterns that weighed a ton or flashlights that burned through batteries. I have felt for a long…

Food Find: Asian Passage Meals

I picked up a few boxes of Asian PassageĀ® Meals recently from Cost Plus World Market. Shelf-stable, and easily prepared with boiling water. Pad Thai and Sesame Teriyaki above. Are they worth it? Yes and no. The ingredients are packed in a reusable covered…

Food Find: Fruit Bliss Dried Plums

Recently we had the chance to review Crum Creek’s Fruit Bliss lineĀ on their site, and sample all natural Mini Plums. Dried plums (prunes) are not something most people get excited about, but when I try a good one, I do. Growing up I couldn’t…