5 Health Benefits of Being Outside in Nature

5 Health Benefits of Being Outside in Nature

I recently returned from a ten-day camping and hiking trip with my husband. What a reminder that many times the best remedy for our health issues is to simply get out in nature and move our bodies!   Here is a list of the benefits I experienced – and you can too!   1....
Life Hacks: Favorite Camping Tips

Life Hacks: Favorite Camping Tips

Camping Doesn’t Have to Mean Being Uncomfortable or Doing Without… Although my hubby and I prefer primitive camping out in nature, there are times when we enjoy simply relaxing in a campground, where we have the luxury of running water close at hand. Yeah, we’re still...
Survival: The Hike I Lived to Tell About

Survival: The Hike I Lived to Tell About

“You can do it,” my husband said for the 100th time. I wanted to believe him. We were hiking up (straight up, it seemed) from the Yosemite National Park valley nestled at 4,000 feet, to the back of Half Dome at 8,000 feet. And I had taken on symptoms of asthma and...