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Why Hiking is the Best Hobby

Hiking is a wonderful hobby. You don't have to pack for an overnight excursion and you don't have to go far outside the city limits, but ...

Why Every Woman Should Try Camping At Least Once

This post also appeared on Camping For Women. Camping: an activity where you pack up all your things in a car, drive to an open piece of ...

5 Ways to Turn Your Camp Out Into a Glamp Out

Last weekend was International Glamping Weekend! Yes, apparently there is such a thing. Nothing needs awareness like the cause of glamping, ...

All About the Becoming an Outdoors Woman Workshop

Back in April, my mom and I went down to Concan, a map dot town on the Frio River, to participate in the Becoming an Outdoor Woman workshop ...

How To Pick the Perfect Hiking Shoes

First, I must share this photo of my friend Joy on the South Rim Trail at Big Bend. Go girl! That is one happy looking hiker. T...

How to Make a Reservation at a State Park

For anyone wishing to camp in state park, it's necessary to make a reservation. I recommend at least 2-3 months in advance. Skating in at ...

Hunting Bag Essentials

Anytime I go hunting, I like to carry along a small bag of tricks. Items that keep me comfortable and keep the field dressing work tidy. ...

Hunting Essentials: The Best Hunting Vest

Women have so much to consider when choosing what to wear. We must look professional, but fun. Feminine, but not cutesy. Polished, but ...

3 Reasons Why Being Outdoors Will Enrich Your Life

When I tell people I go camping, I often get a look that says, WHAT?! Why?! I'm sure horrific images of spiders attacking them in their ...

How to Reuse Old Corks as Fire Starter

I can now finally answer the question, What should I do with all of these leftover wine corks? While browsing Pinterest the other day, ...