4 hiking route options to Shenandoah National Park’s highest peak: Hawksbill Mountain, 4,051′. Enjoy glorious views of neighboring mountains.
Compton Peak, located in the north district of Shenandoah National Park, is a moderate, 2.4 mile out and back hike that boasts both summit views and unique geological formations
Try this easy, fast and no waste way to make fresh tomato sauce and broth. Can or freeze for later, or season and use immediately in your favorite recipes.
Add the Laurel Highlands Hiking Trail to your “to do” list! It’s a well-maintained, 70 mile PA path. Read for a trail story, map & resources.
Two beautiful water falls hikes in Shenandoah National Park and a hiker story of dark happenings on the trail.
The best hikes are the ones that conjure old memories and create new ones. Beaver Trail Loop map, tips and photos plus some hiking memories.
We turned an 8 hour port stop in St. Thomas into a hike and swim excursion on St. John, in the US Virgin Islands National Park.
3 hiking options to complete the Dickey Ridge Trail in Shenandoah. Plus a trail story, since hikers love to share trail tales (and tails).
We are hiking every mile of every trail in Shenandoah National Park. Follow along with our journey through the magnificent Blue Ridge Mountains, VA.
You never know when an emergency may happen. Carrying 10 essential items in your pack is important for the health and safety of yourself and others.
Roasted tomatoes, sautéed onions, fresh basil and dried seasonings. The recipe is easy, and yet the soup is luxurious!
During the 2020 Covid months, I hiked close to home, combining 2 trails for a 300 mile trek. The experience gave me an appreciation of our forests, waterways, towns, and history.
Sautéed peppers, red pepper flakes, grape and sun-dried tomatoes create a chunky, sweet and zippy red sauce for pasta or zucchini noodles
I have practiced yoga in the presence of my granddaughter since she was an infant. Now that she is a “grown up” 2 and half year old toddler, we practice yoga together regularly. Here is what she has taught me!
Sweet and spicy peppers, mixed with rice, beans, tomatoes and seasonings make for one of my favorite food blends. Who doesn’t love a Tex-Mex flavored meal?
Cucumber, tomato, onion salad seasoned with a dill jalapeño dressing is economical and easy to make and tastes Dill-icious!
Taco crusted cauliflower, tomato black beans and quinoa, sweet avocado-lime dressing on a bed of fresh arugula is tasty hot, or as a cold salad.
Leafy greens, sweet blueberries, warm pineapple and a citrus poppyseed dressing make the perfect summertime salad. Refreshing, nutritious, delicious.
Are you looking for a fast, colorful, protein dense, vegetarian meal? This chickpea recipe is my “go-to” meal when I have little time to cook.
I’d like to think that I am strong. The truth is that without God’s strength & faithfulness, I couldn’t have beaten cancer once, let alone twice. Psalm 34
Easy, flavorful, versatile, garlic-free and inexpensive to make. You will never go back to prepackaged salsa after making this food processor salsa recipe. Yum!