Adventures

Five Delicious Beers to Take on Your Camping Trips This Winter

Five Delicious Beers to Take on Your Camping Trips This Winter

There’s not very many things that I love more than drinking beer by a campfire, but true to my Florida roots, I really do not handle cold very well. I’m definitely more apt to appreciate a sunny, 85 degree day than a cold and snowy […]

Motivation Monday: First Quarter Goals

Motivation Monday: First Quarter Goals

April of 2017 is the scariest month that exists on the calendar for me right now. For the past year or so, April of 2017 has been both my biggest fear, and the thing I look forward to the most. April of 2017 is when […]

First Day Hike: Milford State Park

First Day Hike: Milford State Park

As I mentioned in my New Years post, I’ve decided to take a 52 Hike Challenge in 2017. Nature and exercise have always been two things that have really grounded me when life gets a little squirrelly, so I decided to challenge myself to do […]

Beer > Champagne: How I did New Years Wrong

Beer > Champagne: How I did New Years Wrong

If ringing in the New Year is supposed to involve a lot of glitter and champagne, I definitely did not do it right this year. I spent the last two days of 2016 in my car with my dogs driving from my parents’ home in […]

Lonely but Never Alone: A Story for Wanderers and their Restless Souls

Lonely but Never Alone: A Story for Wanderers and their Restless Souls

This story was not at all what I intended to write when I sat down at my computer, but sometimes the unintended things are the most important. Our world is woven so tightly together by the internet and social media that it’s easy to feel […]

The Perfect Playlist for Outdoor Adventures

The Perfect Playlist for Outdoor Adventures

One of the best parts of hiking is being able to enjoy the quietness that comes with being out in nature. The sounds are all organic and refreshing – there is no whir of the interstate, no passing sirens or humming electric lines. Without all […]

Motivation Monday: Quarterly Resolutions & my Fourth Quarter Goals

Motivation Monday: Quarterly Resolutions & my Fourth Quarter Goals

Like most humans, I make New Year’s resolutions when January 1st rolls around. Also like most humans, my New Year’s resolutions rarely make it to see June let alone the end of the year. That’s why this year, I’ve been doing “Quarterly Resolutions” instead of […]

No More FOMO: How I Overcame my Fear of Missing Out by Saying No

No More FOMO: How I Overcame my Fear of Missing Out by Saying No

I’ve been struggling a little bit with how I wanted to write this post because it’s a little personal and fresh still. Recently, I’ve had some great career opportunities come my way and, the long and short of it is, I’ve had to learn how […]

Cheers to Fall: Five Local Craft Brews Perfect for the Season

Cheers to Fall: Five Local Craft Brews Perfect for the Season

Wow, it’s really been a hot minute since I’ve gotten the chance to sit down and write! Life got pretty crazy once Troy came home and a new puppy came into the mix. I also had some really great career opportunities come up for me, […]

Urban Hikes & The Art of Finding Adventure Wherever You Are

Urban Hikes & The Art of Finding Adventure Wherever You Are

Growing up in the suburbs outside of Tampa, I sort of straddled the line between two super different lifestyles. Drive a little West and there was endless bumper to bumper traffic, hip coffee bars, craft breweries that taught me everything I know about beer, and skyscrapers […]