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17 ways for the average family to save money and travel in 2017

As we continue making our way through the fourth quarter and zero in on the final months of the year, I wanted to take a moment and share some money saving ideas BEFORE we hit the hectic holiday season, because, lets face it, after Halloween we rush directly into Christmas and before we know it, it’s January and we are wondering what the hell happened to Thanksgiving, as we begin to procrastinate on our New Years resolutions. 1,537 more words

Weekend Getaways


The kids are on summer holidays at my parents house and we take the chance to go for a mom and dad day trip exploring the forefront of our beloved  153 more words


The Hiker

A hiker takes a selfie after reaching the summit of the Kalmit,  at 672 meters (2204 ft) the highest peak in the Pfälzerwald (Palatinate Forest) in southwestern Germany, Oct. 26.

Something great

Hey there! I hope you had a fantastic week so far and powered through the last couple of days with a happy and healthy mind. October is coming to an end and Halloween is just around the corner. 804 more words


October 23, 2016: How to take a Forest Bath

After four years of hiking, the Limestone Ladies intuitively know the healing power of being in nature.  We simply feel better, more alive, and more connected to each other and the natural world around us when we are on the trail. 861 more words

Mt. Pisgah Summit Trail

Get ready: 

Take the Blue Ridge Parkway south of Asheville (we get on at the NC Arboretum) to milepost 407.6.

Get set:

Park in the lot to the left before you get to the Pisgah Inn. 259 more words


Gila and City of Rocks, NM

Our second road trip was to Gila National Forest which is close to Silver City, New Mexico. It is known for its Cliff Dwellings. The road there was so beautiful as we got out of the desert and into the mountains. 233 more words