What do you want for Valentineโ€™s Day? ~ A plane ticket.

Happy New Year everyone. As we put away our respective holiday decorations, retailers across the country have already moved on and are now focusing on Valentine’s Day. Telling us we have to buy more stuff for our significant others, and our pets. Do we really need more stuff? Be honest with yourself, do you? I […]

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Winter is upon us…

Grand Junction

As winter approaches here in northwest Colorado, our camping days are numbered. We haven’t called it a season yet; not ready to store Lily-Pad yet. September and the first week of October had us enjoying the outdoors pretty much every weekend. There was fishing, hiking, river floating, and even some wine tasting. On one of […]

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Fly Highway, Idaho: We meet again

Crane

Between Idaho Falls, ID and West Yellowstone, MT one finds Highway 20 on the eastern part of Idaho (north/south). This 108-mile stretch is part of a 500-mile route also known as the “Fly Highway”. As you drive along, you pass through some farming communities, several small towns, but the main attraction is the Henry’s Fork […]

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What wine goes good with camping?

wine by the camp fire

If you are like me, no camping trip is complete without the perfect wine. And by perfect, I mean the wine I like. Because, wine is a very personal choice. What is the perfect wine for one, may not be for another. I’m partial to old world wines, but I don’t say no to US […]

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We drove, we hiked, we fished…and, drank wine!

Little Molas

What an adventure we had visiting southern Colorado this past month. I survived Red Mountain Pass; really wanted to get the sticker, but couldn’t find one. I literally held the armrest of the truck the whole time. How silly is that. Like if we went off the road, that would really help… Our home based […]

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The best memories are made camping!

Stagecoach

The mountains are calling! June is upon us. It’s one of the best months in northern Colorado to enjoy the great outdoors (my opinion, anyway!). With all the chores done at home, we are heading to the high country. Most weekends we are hiding away as remote as possible. It’s not that we don’t like […]

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