Our big trip for 2019 was a 4 night camping trip in Crescent City, CA. This lovely little beach town is right along the California coast, just a bit south of the Oregon/California border. The main purpose for the trip was to see the giant redwoods that grow in this special area. Boy did we […]
During a trip to visit family out in Colorado Springs in mid December, we decided to go hiking. The weather was great and our group had a lot of fun exploring the beautiful Colorado Rockies! The dogs really enjoyed the snow. Ice mid-way created a fun family team-building opportunity too! Thankfully the altitude didn’t affect […]
Looking for some new freezer recipes to try? It is so easy to pack your own freeze dried meals at home. Many grocery stores carry freeze dried meats, vegetables and sauces. Prepping your own meals at home before your trip can be easier, cheaper, lighter and create less trash than buying prepared dehydrated meals. Freezer […]
Join us for an overnight backpacking adventure in Gifford Pinchot National Forest! We hiked a short section of the PCT, and had some beautiful views among the old lava flows. We enjoyed a relatively private weekend of hiking through miles of beautiful fall foliage.
I’d like to introduce you to my new friend Anastasia Allison, an adventurepreneur, teacher, musician and all around outstanding woman! This fall she put together a great gift guide for outdoor women (see below). Our beloved freezer bag cozy is #4 on her list! She has tons of other really good suggestions, including her own […]
It has been a dream for both of us (Jessica and DJ) for many years to get on the PCT (Pacific Coast Trail)…yes, before Cheryl Strayed made it so famous with her crazy story documented in the book “Wild”! Last weekend we finally did it…we finally got on the PCT! It was only for one night, […]
The freezer bag cozy was originally designed and sewn by Sarah Kirkconnell, a Washington State native, cookbook author and blogger. Her friend Dani Hendrickson took over sewing in 2012, when Sarah’s life went from full to bursting. Dani officially took over the entire cozy side of the business and used it until 2018 as the […]