Learning to Snowboard in Colorado – A Valentines Day Vacation

Some friends invited my husband and me on a snowboarding trip to Colorado over Valentines Day years back, and even though I had no idea how to snowboard and my husband hadn’t been in eight years, we quickly accepted the offer.  I had six weeks to quickly figure out this snowboarding thing, so I decided …

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5 Tips to Help you Conquer Angels Landing – Zion National Park

The Angels Landing Trail is one of the most famous and thrilling hikes in the national park system. Many people travel to Zion National Park in Utah for this hike alone. This was a life-changing hike. It is not only the view at the end that is amazing; it is the whole experience of getting …

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Monthly Minnesota Adventure – Gooseberry Falls State Park

Minnesota is full natural beauty. The state is known for its stellar park systems and beautiful lakes. In my opinion some of the very best parks in the state are also located on the biggest lake we have, Lake Superior. Located in the northeast part of our state, There is a whole chain of Minnesota State Parks …

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California Wine Country – Mother Daughter Trip

A few years back, my mother and I flew away on a spontaneous weekend getaway to Wine Country. It was awesome! Neither of us had ever spent time in Wine Country, so we were very excited for the trip. We knew it was the perfect place for us to have a girl’s weekend and a whole lot of fun! …

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USA National Parks – 10 Free Days in 2017

I adore the USA National Parks and am currently on a quest to see all of them! Every time I set foot in a National Park my life is changed! My parents always took my brothers and I camping and on road trips, and I was blessed to visit many national parks growing up. I also participated in …

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Monthly Minnesota Adventure – Cuyuna Country State Recreation Area

Last spring my family went Yurting at the Cuyuna Country State Recreation Area, right here in beautiful Minnesota. Cuyuna Country is stunning and unique. Many of the lakes are abandoned mines from more than 30 years ago. It is amazing to see an area that used to be run by mining companies and filled with …

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