Trail Cooking

One Pot Meal: Herbed Pasta de Provence

A favorite recipe of mine for hiking is Herbed Pasta de Provence, an herb and cheese tossed pasta designed for the mushroom lovers. I worked on the recipe that has been a Trailcooking staple, to make it a bigger serving, for two people. This recipe is very easy to adapt to make for a family… Continue reading One Pot Meal: Herbed Pasta de Provence

Local Adventures · RV

RV Adventures: La Conner Relaxing

Last weekend we took the RV out to the next island over, Fidalgo, and stayed at the 1000 Trails outside of La Conner, Washington. Seeing as we got a year free with 1000 Trails, might as well use it we decided. Staying in parks like this isn't necessarily my first choice, however while the park… Continue reading RV Adventures: La Conner Relaxing


When You Decide It’s OK To Be Comfortable

A decade ago I was coming off the high of a decade strong of backpacking. I started backpacking as 2000 slipped into. I was going out 2 to 4 times a month, year round. Life was generally easy. I had one child and a flexible life. Even when child 2 joined us in 2010 I… Continue reading When You Decide It’s OK To Be Comfortable