National Take a Hike Day Is Coming Soon

National Take a Hike Day Is Coming Soon

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National Take a Hike Day is coming up soon, on November 17th, 2014. Just because it is in late fall is no reason to not get out for a hike! If I have learned anything from my youngest children, who are in an all-outdoor preschool this year, as long as one is prepared, it can […]

Dehydrating 101: Zucchini Gummy Candy

Dehydrating 101: Zucchini Gummy Candy

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Zucchini Gummy Candy? Oh yes. Don’t be afraid – and be sure to not let anyone know what you made them out of – till after they have tried them. This recipe was inspired by a post on Common Sense Home. I figured if I could score a free bloated zucchini, even the better. And […]

Food Find: Mario Snack Olives

Food Find: Mario Snack Olives

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Last week I was digging in my snack bag, while we had lunch at a lake, and I found a packet of Mario Snack Olives that I had forgotten about.   Ready to take with you, the packets come in 7 flavors/varieties, all of which are pitted. The small packets weigh in at 1.05 ounces […]

Celebrate National Peanut Butter Cookie Day & Giveaway

Celebrate National Peanut Butter Cookie Day & Giveaway

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When I go hiking without my kids, I usually have “forbidden” treats with me. The kind my youngest son cannot have. I grew up on peanut butter cookies and have such a weak spot for them when I hike. A stack of delicious peanut-y cookies while taking a rest along a creek? Oh yeah. And […]