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Cairn Box!

I’m so excited! I signed up to get a Cairn box this month and I got an email saying it shipped. Does anyone else do Cairn boxes?  I am going to do a post after I get it and share what I received! =)…

Lewis & Clark Trail

Located in Weldon Spring, MO about 45 minutes from where we live! This last week was crazy at work (thus the few day gap in posting) – and also crazy at home. My husband and I are purging all of the things we don’t…

Getting myself back

I’ve mentioned before in a previous post, I lost my grandmother last June. She was more like a mother to me. She helped my own young parents raise me through my infancy into my early awkward preteen years. And once when I got into…

Rewild Your Life Daily Challenge

Has anyone else signed up for the RYLDC for May?  I’m looking forward to connecting more with the outside! Basically it requires you to spend 30 minutes outside once per day sans electronics (photos ARE encouraged! Try airplane mode if you use your phone…

Lake of the Ozarks

Happy Sunday! We just got back from my husband’s family cottage in the Lake of the Ozarks. This won’t be a camping or hiking post, but sometimes this place is nearly just as good as a weekend in the woods. It sits on the 4…

Close to home…

You will see a lot of posts featuring Lake Glendale at Shawnee National Forest in Southern Illinois, near Paducah, Kentucky on this weblog. I like to think it has basically become our unspoken home base campground. We were there probably 4-6 times last year. …

Living in the moment…

In my personal opinion, anytime outdoors is refreshing and time well spent. Except for when it’s too cold. Or rainy. Because my hair, duh. Or hot. Like humid sweat your face off awkward sunburn hot. Basically just give me somewhere between 60 to 85…

Here we are…

trail·head ˈtrālˌhed/noun: trailhead; plural noun: trailheads The place where a trail begins. — Or in this case, Jenny the Trailhead: a willing 30 something addicted to the outdoors and exploring new places when she can. I am not an experienced camper or hiker per…