According to my Fitbit, I walked over 30,000 steps on Saturday and let me tell you… I felt it on Sunday. While every inch of my body might have been tired, it was a good tired. Camping is always a good kind of tired. You’re drunk on fresh air and nature, the sun has fueled you the entire day, and technology is far enough away that you don’t feel the constant pull of its various forms.
I really do enjoy our camping trips. Continue reading
After work today, Adam and I are headed off on our first camping trip of the season! We’re staying at Starved Rock and I could not be more excited. We have a new tent, our supplies packed up, and we are ready to get out there. Continue reading
I want to thank you for letting me share some of my thoughts/emotions the past few days on the blog. I know that isn’t normally what I do and I’m not looking to turn this blog into something different than what it is. But I think it’s important to speak up when we see something wrong, especially if we have a slightly larger platform to do so. So again, thank you for letting me do that.
But now let’s get to some food because it’s been just a little bit since I shared anything new with you guys! Continue reading
I haven’t done a What I Ate Wednesday post in a few months and I thought it would be fun to share a day of camp eats with you! A lot of people (myself included a few years ago) think that camp food revolves around a few main staples. Grilled meat, big pots of chili, sandwiches, and s’mores. Sure, those are all easy and great camping meals, but you can cook SO much more outdoors. Plus, everything tastes just a little better when it’s kissed by a smoky campfire. Continue reading
“I also think it’s pointless for a human to paint scenes of nature when they can go outside and stand in it.” – Ron Swanson
Pictures of nature are nice, but I kind of agree with Ron. Go outside. Seriously. It will do you a world of good. Adam and I spend the weekend at Rock Cut State Park in Rockford, IL and it was just delightful! Continue reading