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This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #OneTreeOneBag #CollectiveBias In the last few years, I have become very aware of my water consumption.  Here in California, we were in a desperate drought for many years and the responsibility fell to

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This same time of year last year, I posted the best 10 pool games for kids, as named by my daughter.  With a new pool season upon is, I decided to revisit this list and have Savannah modify and update it.  She added 5 more awesome pool games!  This week

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I’ve learned the hard way, you have to bring a first aid kit when hiking.  I’ve gone out adventuring so many times, all carefree, carrying not much more than a bottle of water, but each time you do that you are putting yourself at risk.  Now that I have kids,

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This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #FRAMFreshBreeze #CollectiveBias Hiking, camping and adventuring is my family’s happy place.  My mood tanks when I’ve been cooped up indoors for too long, so I’m always looking for the next trail or campground.  Southern California

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Recently, I checked another hiking trail off my list (but I will be back many, many times!).  Near Mecca, CA you will find a super unique desert landscape full of slot canyons, colorful mineral deposits, precariously balanced ladders and stunning, desert views.  You can get a great view of the Salton Sea

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This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #CreminelliFreshSnacking #CollectiveBias If I could list my favorite things in life, outside of the obvious, charcuterie boards and the great outdoors would be at the very top.  I spent what feels like all of

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This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #WellYesMoment #CollectiveBias Depending on where you live, staying active during the winter months can be a difficult task.  Keep fit and stay warm with these winter hiking tips plus Campbell’s Well Yes!™ Soup

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We are adventuring in Whitewater, California with the kids today and sharing #SahaleSnackers as part of a Sahale Snacks® sponsored series for Socialstars™ Today, it rained.  That may not be a huge deal to most people, but we don’t get full rainy days often here in the desert.  The kids

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Summer, summer, go away.  I could not be more excited for fall and all that comes along with it – top of the list, our regular bike excursions! Oh, how I miss tugging my little tot behind me in his bike trailer, feeling the cool breeze whipping past.  My oldest is

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I’m sharing #SahaleSnackers in my life as part of a Sahale Snacks® sponsored series for Socialstars™ Oh, it’s so hot here in Palm Springs.  It’s hot everywhere, I know, but I currently feel like an overbaked cookie in a 500 degree oven.  Lucky for us in the Coachella Valley, one

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