Minimal but Mighty Hydration Pack: CamelBak Rogue Light
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Minimal but Mighty Hydration Pack: CamelBak Rogue Light

This is an ultra efficient hydration pack. It’s a small and sleek pack perfect for a road cycling, mountain biking or even short hiking adventure. I had been itching to try out the new CamelBak Rogue Light 70 ounce since I saw it at Big Gear Show in early August. This past weekend I gear … Continue reading

How to Pack for 9 Days in Italy in a Carry-on and Backpack
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How to Pack for 9 Days in Italy in a Carry-on and Backpack

I’m a carry-on traveler. Rarely do I check luggage. On my recent 9-day trip to Italy I traveled with carry-on roller bag and backpack. That’s my usual travel gear for a weekend up to a two week trip. Admittedly, it’s easier to travel in a carry-on in summer since you don’t need jackets and sweaters. … Continue reading

Seeing Green This Summer – Why I Love United By Blue EcoKnit Tee
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Seeing Green This Summer – Why I Love United By Blue EcoKnit Tee

I’m seeing green this summer and not just in lush valleys filled with wildflowers. It’s a green t-shirt. The EcoKnit Tee by United by Blue. It’s “green” in several ways. The obvious is the color. The tri-blend knit is made of sustainable materials – 42% recycled polyester, 30% organic cotton and 28% hemp. United by … Continue reading

The Coolest Hoodie – Fieldsheer Uses Cooling Technology
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The Coolest Hoodie – Fieldsheer Uses Cooling Technology

I’m a sweaty gal.  Always have been.  Growing up in the South I always heard girls glisten, not sweat.  But, I’ve always been the girl who sweats buckets.  Folks often say to me sweating means your body is ultra-efficient at getting rid of toxins.  Small consolation for always turning into a sweaty mess when the … Continue reading

Why You Need a Pair of Merrell Hydro Moc Shoes
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Why You Need a Pair of Merrell Hydro Moc Shoes

If you take a water shoe and a hiking shoe and meld them together, you get the Merrell Hydro Moc Shoe. If you told me I would be a huge fan of a moc style shoe, I’d stay you’re crazy….until I tested these out snorkeling in Hawaii and kayaking in Greater Zion. I was skeptical … Continue reading