Hiking Colorado Springs – 12 Amazing Trails To Do This Year

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From bridges and waterfalls to running creeks, never ending views, and geological wonders, you will discover hiking Colorado Springs to be a must-experience for avid hikers of any experience level. These are 12 seriously epic hikes which provide spectacular panoramic views of Colorado Springs and the surrounding areas. Colorado Springs sits at an elevation of …

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Californian Aperitivo with Böen Pinot Noir

The California Aperitivo takes all of the goodness of the traditional Northern Italian Aperitivo and adds localized farm to table fare. Perfect for small gatherings, a plate full of whatever is fresh and in season can be enjoyed before heading out for dinner. An aperitivo is a pre-dinner drink and light fare meant to whet …

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Hidden Gems in Siskiyou

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Mount Shasta might be the crown jewel in Siskiyou County, however, there are untold treasures and hidden gems waiting to be discovered throughout the vast landscape. From uncharted tunnels and caves to rivers and overflowing waterfalls, unassuming parks and trails, a journey through Siskiyou is an adventure you must experience.

Join me in discovering these 9 hidden gems throughout Siskiyou County.

Seeking Quiet in Noisy Spaces

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Recent travels took me through North Dakota and South Dakota, where I often found myself wondering where all the quiet places had disappeared to. Thinking good and proper remote places were carefully selected, I found myself quite often wishing for a bit less noise. Deep in the land of the large trucks, camping and sleeping outside lent itself to a lot more road noise than expected.

Coupled with a fitful night of sleep at a motel and way too many crying babies on planes, I was ready to make a change to improve my quality of sleep while traveling. I needed something that could travel easily in a variety of environments. It should help me get the much needed sleep I deserved – a key ingredient to epic adventures. After a ton of research, I discovered the Bose Noise-masking sleepbuds.

Celebrating World Fair Trade Day – Fair for Farmers

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Beginning in 2001, World Fair Trade Day began with the goal of connecting dedicated fair trade brands with consumers. A dedicated fair trade company goes beyond using fair trade ingredients – the entire supply chain is fair trade, from top to bottom. The fair trade business model supports small-scale farmer movements, takes stances on global politics, …

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5 Wood Products for a Sustainable Lifestyle

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Seeking out wood products to incorporate into a sustainable lifestyle ended up being more of a task than I originally thought. I’m constantly discovering new ways to evolve my way of life and environment into being more sustainable. Using wood based products is a great way to do accomplish these goals. I wanted to make sure the …

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