Over the years, I have linked many a link to Minimus. Single serving, one time use packets. What more does a backpacker need? If you live in the Continental United States, $20 gets you free shipping...and you can get a lot for $20. Being that it is Spring, it's time to clean out the backpacks,… Continue reading Top 10 Things Every Backpacker Needs From Minimus!
As Spring gains strength, I love the longer days. The boys don't get home from school till well past 4 pm, so it is nice to be able to load up the truck and have a short drive across town and get in a short hike before dinner. Often, there isn't any real goal besides being… Continue reading Late Afternoon Hikes
We run Renogy solar panels on our homestead to power quite a bit (if you even express a tiny bit of interest, we will be sure to bore you to tears on that subject.....), so we are happy to try out Renogy products when they come out. One of their newest is the E.Lumen solar powered… Continue reading Gear Review: Renogy E.Lumen Solar Powered Flashlight
Does your town, city or general area have a "painted rocks" Facebook page? It is a fun activity for anyone to enjoy! It's part crafty time, part scavenger time and unlike Pokemon Go, you don't have your head in a mobile phone..... The first thing is look up on Facebook if you have a local… Continue reading In Search of Painted Rocks
I carry an EDC (Every Day Carry) kit in my backpack purse, so adding in a SurvivalHax 10 In 1 Paracord EDC Keychain was a fun addition. And if it means my keys will be harder to lose? Even better. It fits in my hand, so it isn't large/bulky. And yes, the whistle works very… Continue reading Gear Review: 10 in 1 Paracord EDC Keychain