SCORE! Budget Saving Deals (Originally Posted on AllWomenAllTrails.com)

Disclaimer: No affiliation with any links provided in the post. No commission being earned. Backpacking, hiking, running ... supposed to be the ‘cheaper’ sports. Just lace up and go. But anyone who’s done even the slightest bit of research knows that it still ain’t cheap. So with a major trip coming up that requires a … Continue reading SCORE! Budget Saving Deals (Originally Posted on AllWomenAllTrails.com)

Going the distance…with an infant?! (Originally posted on AllWomenAllTrails.com)

I often get double checked on my distance when sharing my adventures with my son. With my upcoming backpacking trip people keep asking how far I think we’ll go each day. And then their jaw drops to the floor when I answer 12-15 miles. Most people don’t realize my background. I’m an ultra distance trail … Continue reading Going the distance…with an infant?! (Originally posted on AllWomenAllTrails.com)

Pre-Planning and the Darn Budgeting (Originally posted on allwomenalltrails.com)

REI... Anyone with even the slightest sense of adventure could easily spend thousands of dollars here. Plus they work as a Co-Op and advocate and work towards saving our precious environment. What’s not to like?! Our family probably only visits two other stores more frequently- the grocery store and local running store (Runner’s Roost Lakewood). … Continue reading Pre-Planning and the Darn Budgeting (Originally posted on allwomenalltrails.com)

Nightmare Come True (Part 2 of 3 … well maybe 4)

We didn’t make it to the next day. Instead we ended up rushing ourselves to the closest Children’s Hospital ER. Not going to lie....I was flying through a construction zone at night. My little man could barely breathe and it sure as heck wasn’t getting better with the home medication. It felt like forever getting … Continue reading Nightmare Come True (Part 2 of 3 … well maybe 4)

Biryani aka Yummy Indian Goodness

Since y'all asked here's my recipe real fancy style 😂 Recipe: Sauté veggies (chopped small) of choice - I used zucchini, yellow squash, carrot, onion, and orange bell pepper this time - and nuts (cashews or peanuts 1/4 cup to every 2 cups veggies) and raisins (1/4 cup to every 2 cups veggies) in olive … Continue reading Biryani aka Yummy Indian Goodness

Summer Full of Mountain Climbs

And we return to mountain conversation: Our family has a rather huge summer planned! It’s exciting...and overwhelming I’m back to racing this year! Woot woot!!! So June 1 is race #1 back for me. These means so much to me (I’ll talk more specifically about this later) Then the man made it to Western States … Continue reading Summer Full of Mountain Climbs