Tag: illinois

Black Friday and a Fun Announcement!

Hi y’all! I’m just popping in for a quick catch up. I hope everyone had a nice Thanksgiving and GREEN FRIDAY! Did you opt outside on Black Friday? Turkey and I led our 2nd annual Black Friday #OptOutside hike with 52 Hike Challenge and…

River to River Trail – 32/160

High Knob Campground to ShawneeMart, Eddyville IL, October 20 – 22. Kirstin and I left town around 8am on Saturday to meet Heather at High Knob. Heather started her section Friday morning (after camping out solo at Elizabethtown, the Eastern terminus of the River…

What to do when it’s just *too* cold to go outside

Oh, winter has a way with me. On one hand, the homebody & introvert in me lllllloves to hibernate. January and February you can easily find me sipping coffee and tea all day under piles of blankets on the couch. However, it’s been so…

Piney Creek Ravine

Good morning! And a good one it is so far; it is nearing 11am and I am sipping my coffee in a big cozy sweatshirt and pj pants, with my feet kicked up. Yesterday Heather, Bailey and I decided to brave the cold (it…

Black Friday #OptOutside and 52 Hike Challenge

Last Friday, B and I set off super early (with Mountain Chick friend Bekah in tow!) for the 3 hour drive to Starved Rock State Park in Oglesby, IL. We were meeting our largest group hike yet – (a registered 48 people) in the…