5 Ways to Protect Pollinators During Pumpkin Spice Season

Summer is nearing the end and change is on the way. A welcome change. Isn't it ironic that autumn brings cooler temperatures, yet a warm color pallette? I'm ready to welcome cinnamon, apple cider, mums, flickering candles, and pumpkin flavored everything. Fall is coming whether you like it or not, and with fall comes winter. … Continue reading 5 Ways to Protect Pollinators During Pumpkin Spice Season

Looney for Loons

Do you have a place from your childhood that as an adult you long for when you're in need of comfort? For me, that place is New London, New Hampshire on Little Lake Sunapee. It was on this lake where I learned the peace of nature. The peace of steady rainfall, the languid lake waves, … Continue reading Looney for Loons

Living with Friluftsliv

"When we walk into a grove of trees or under an open sky, the magic of nature takes over and the heaviness of life lifts just a little"Natassja Cassinerio Being comfortable...being at peace takes practice and a special combination of elements for each person. For some, this may include the breath of a mountain top … Continue reading Living with Friluftsliv

How to Plan a Road Trip on a Budget (Part 1)

“The greatest adventure is what lies ahead.” JRR Tolkein A few years ago, I went on the trip of a lifetime with two of my best friends. We did a camping road trip throughout the New England area and hiked Mt. Washington. Read more about it by clicking here. When planning the trip, we knew we … Continue reading How to Plan a Road Trip on a Budget (Part 1)

Autumn Morning on the Maryland A.T.

This autumn, I went on a lovely hike in the Appalachian mountains of Western Maryland with my best friend Jenna. Mindful of how busy the A.T. can be during the Maryland leaf peak, we hit the trail early in the morning. I left my house at 6:30am...I was ready in less than 15 minutes from … Continue reading Autumn Morning on the Maryland A.T.

Rocky Gap Camping Trip

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought unprecedented obstacles into many lives. One of the more minor obstacles is the ability to get out of the house and travel. My family's solution has been camping. The outdoors are much safer when it comes to COVID-19 and we are still able to see different surroundings. Campsite Although I … Continue reading Rocky Gap Camping Trip

Protect What We Love: Earth

"I felt my lungs inflate with the onrush of scenery--air, mountains, trees, people. I thought, 'This is what it is to be happy.'" -Sylvia Plath Being immersed in the outdoors is a unique experience. There is an infinite freedom and simplicity to nature that causes me to feel relaxed and at peace. COVID-19 has impacted … Continue reading Protect What We Love: Earth

Throwback to my First Camping Road Trip

I was a Girl Scout (gs) for twelve years of my life. Although it's been over for a while, once a Girl Scout, always a Girl Scout, right? In 2017, the summer after our freshman year at college, myself and two of my fellow Girl Scouts (Maria and Madison) decided it was time for an … Continue reading Throwback to my First Camping Road Trip