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The Britterfly Effect

The Britterfly Effect

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Camping near Phoenix, Arizona – Tonto National Forest – Coon Bluff Campground & Apache Trail Boondock

Camping near Phoenix, Arizona – Tonto National Forest – Coon Bluff Campground & Apache Trail Boondock

In February 2020, I started my first travels around beautiful Arizona after attending Gem & Jam Festival in Tucson, AZ (highly recommended if you’re thinking of going sometime!) I am not one that likes to pay for camping often, although I will do it if […]

TREEBONES RESORT – Unique & Sustainable Lodging in Big Sur

TREEBONES RESORT – Unique & Sustainable Lodging in Big Sur

At the beginning of 2020, I had the opportunity to interview John Handy, co-owner of Treebones Resort, with his wife Corinne Handy. Check out their origin story, pictures, lodging prices, activities, & more by visiting their website: http://www.treebonesresort.com/ Treebones is much more than your typical […]

ROSY BUCK FARM – Interview with Holly & Randy Buck

ROSY BUCK FARM – Interview with Holly & Randy Buck

Back in summer 2019, I had the opportunity to meet with Randy and Holly Buck, who are the creators of Rosy Buck Farm in Missouri.  I had a blast getting to ask them questions about how they began it all and farming in Missouri. Thank […]

No-Bake Energy Bites – Perfect snack for on the go!

No-Bake Energy Bites – Perfect snack for on the go!

My Dad just started making these this year & they are one of the best snacks for on the go! We recently did a father-daughter road trip after selling the house we grew up in & moving him from Missouri to California. We filled about […]

JEDEDIAH SMITH REDWOODS STATE PARK – Car Camping Northern California

JEDEDIAH SMITH REDWOODS STATE PARK – Car Camping Northern California

We traveled up from Mt. Shasta > Oregon > Washington and back down the coast.  And any time we encountered a big tree while hiking, we would trip out for a bit and then I would remember, “This isn’t even in the GIANT ones…” Referring […]

SALAD – My Go-To Easy, Healthy Meal

SALAD – My Go-To Easy, Healthy Meal

HOW IT BEGAN I don’t remember when the obsession started, think I started eating what I thought was ‘salad’ in high school when I would try to be healthy.  This would just be some iceberg lettuce, tomatoes, carrots, and dressing. SO BORING now looking back! […]

SPOTS WORTH EXPLORING – Oregon Coast Car Camping

SPOTS WORTH EXPLORING – Oregon Coast Car Camping

Take time to make your soul happy.   After camping at Devil’s Lake Recreation Area in Southern Oregon, we had no destination spot ideas to hit along the coast.  Also, it was was a pretty rainy, stormy day. So we just went for it, trying […]

THREE CAPES SCENIC LOOP – Oregon Coast Car Camping

THREE CAPES SCENIC LOOP – Oregon Coast Car Camping

Maybe I was riding a high off of delicious cheese and ice cream from Tillamook Creamery, but we actually missed the first cape out of the Three Capes Scenic Loop The 2 out of the 3 capes we did hit were EPIC spots to see […]

CAPE ARAGO BEACH LOOP: SUNSET BAY, SHORE ACRES, & CAPE ARAGO – Oregon Coast Car Camping

CAPE ARAGO BEACH LOOP: SUNSET BAY, SHORE ACRES, & CAPE ARAGO – Oregon Coast Car Camping

“Whatever makes you feel the sun from the inside out, chase that.” – GEMMA TROY After two previous rainy days, even if we woke up groggy in the Walmart parking lot, seeing some blue skies meant it was going to be a grrrrrreat day! We […]

What Everybody Ought to Know About Raw Honey

What Everybody Ought to Know About Raw Honey

“HONEY HONEY, HOW YOU THRILL ME,AH HA, HONEY HONEY” “Honey, Honey” – ABBA Definitely just listened to this song to get me pumped about writing this post. (I love ABBA) Lately, I’ve had raw honey on my mind and on my face & I felt […]