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6 Things to Always Pack in Your Day Pack

This post is part of my Girl's Guide to Day Hiking, which I hope inspires you to head to a nearby trail and enjoy the great outdoors! ...

What to Wear on a Day Hike

Day hiking is one of my favorite ways to work out and experience the outdoors. If you haven't already seen my post, Why Hiking is the Best ...

Three Types of Shotgun Sports You Should Know

If there is one thing I have observed over the years, it is that many women secretly want to learn to shoot a shotgun -- and when they do ...

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. ...