Cruising the United States can be an awesome way to spend your vacation, but it can also be pricey. A stay at a cheap motel isn’t cheap anymore. If you do it every night for a two-week vacation, it can end up costing you more than a thousand dollars. That’s not to mention that some cheap motels come with sketchy beds, stained bathrooms, and possibly questionable neighbors. On top of that, you have to eat out … [Read more...] about 9 Camper Remodels that will Make You Want to Travel
Spending time in the great outdoors is cathartic. Not only are you taking a break from work, but you’re spending time in nature, where the air is fresher, the sun seems to shine brighter and you just feel better. That said, not everyone’s prepared for a trip to the wilderness. A Camping Tip: Car Camping for Beginners If it’s your first time camping, I would suggest trying what’s called car camping. … [Read more...] about 13 Camping Hacks Everyone Should Know About
We're selling our house in Colorado this summer and honestly I'm sad about it. We LOVED living there. Today I went through all of our pictures to reminisce about our life there (which was amazing!) Here are my top Colorado summer bucket list items in case any of you make it out there! Visit The Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs Make sure you take the tour of the Olympic Training Center where … [Read more...] about The Ultimate Colorado Summer Vacation Bucket List
I'm reading The Crossroads of Should and Must: Find and Follow Your Passion by Elle Luna. In the book, Elle talks about going to a dinner party once where guests had to write down their secret, wildest dreams on a piece of paper and then later in the night, read them out loud. If I attended that dinner party, I would have written down that I want to be a mountain girl. What is a Mountain Girl? A … [Read more...] about 10 Instagram Accounts That Make Me Want to Be a Mountain Girl
There is something about the Western part of the U.S. that is magical and very different from other parts of the country. I've been lucky enough to live in the West for the past five years. I lived in Colorado for just over four years and then moved to California earlier this year. Below are the top reasons why moving west changed my life for the better. 1. The hiking and skiing out west is better than … [Read more...] about 11 Reasons Why Moving West Changes You For the Better
Moving out west has rekindled my relationship with the outdoors. I had forgotten how good it feels to hike through a forest or to take in your surroundings atop a mountain. Social activities in my early twenties seemed to revolve around eating and drinking and then making plans for the next time I would eat or drink. It has made me so much healthier and happier to live these last few years in a place that promotes … [Read more...] about Utah National Parks Road Trip (with a dog)!