Hiking · Local Adventures

Sunny Days In A Cold Spring

Spring has been cold and wet on Whidbey Island, and all along the Pacific Northwest. Great for the moss, and water supplies, but lousy for farming and hiking. But every so the sun comes out and it shines so brightly. And we don't stay home often those days. Grab lunch and head out. Robinson Beach… Continue reading Sunny Days In A Cold Spring

Food Finds · Trail Cooking

Meal Review: Campfare Meals

I came across Campfare Meals due to a ad on social media and decided to try out 3 meals from them. Finally having a sunny (though chilly) day in the PNW, we got out for a hike and lunch. Watching the ferry cross the Salish Sea from Whidbey Island to Port Townsend, on the Quimper… Continue reading Meal Review: Campfare Meals

Food Finds · Trail Cooking

Chicken Fajitas

Chicken Fajitas are an awesome choice for dinner, be it at home, on the road at a restaurant or in camp after a long day of hiking. And they don't have to be hard to make. Be sure to check the notes at the bottom of the recipe for ideas and tips. The recipe uses… Continue reading Chicken Fajitas

Hiking · Local Adventures

Local Adventures: The čičməhán Trail at Point Hudson

If Covid did anything positive, it changed my view of public education all the way to the bedrock under us. My oldest went through public school the same as I did. Everything that was expected, it happened. Not once did it occur to me that homeschooling was an option. We homeschooled in the end of… Continue reading Local Adventures: The čičməhán Trail at Point Hudson

Food Finds · Trail Cooking

Meal Reviews: North Idaho Snackables

Awhile back a friend of mine from my previous town connected me to a small company run by a friend of hers, who she had met after moving to Idaho in the last year. I love connections like this as you find things you wouldn't normally come across. North Idaho Snackables is run by a… Continue reading Meal Reviews: North Idaho Snackables