Book Review: The Great Big Green Book


If you enjoy reading books to young children, this new title is a great one for bringing up the subject of what “green” can mean. The Great Big Green Book is a large, easy to read book that is fully illustrated. Younger children, such as mine ( 3 & 5) will enjoy being read to […]

Book Review: The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Dehydrating Foods


Newly released, The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Dehydrating Foods , is an interesting mix. It isn’t aimed at backpackers, or preppers, nor at raw food fans, but rather something for everyone. But something clicked in me, as I read her intro. She mentioned that what won her over to dehydrating was pineapple. All I could […]

Books: Northwestern Wild Berries


I came across a copy of a few years back Northwestern Wild Berries, at a library book sale. Foraging is one reason I love hiking. I don’t take a lot, here and there I’ll take a berry as I walk along. It is overall simple to know what one is picking – if they are […]

Book Review: Get Your Kids Hiking


Get Your Kids Hiking: How to Start Them Young and Keep it Fun! Just maybe life would have been smoother back then, with this newly released book. When I started hiking with my oldest son I had no idea where to start and thankfully I never did anything too idiotic – outside of that one time […]