Tag: lifestyle

Introducing Hiking To A Puppy At Vetter Mountain

Happy New Year, Everyone! Hope everyone had a wonderful holiday season. We had a lovely time and started off 2020 with my baby girl’s birthday hike last week. As I do every year, I took a day off so we can celebrate Xena’s birthday doing what we love. This year my sister and my nephew

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Best of 2019!

Hiking Girl with Dog

It’s that time of the year. I look forward to writing this post every December. It’s time to look back and recap what we did this year and start planning for the next year’s adventure. The year 2019 has been a year of transformation for us. While I experienced personal growth in the spiritual realm,

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Gear Review: Women’s Salomon X-Mission 3 Trail Running

Salomon X-Mission 3 Trail Running

Needless to say, well-fitting shoes are essential for hiking. I personally like hiking shoes over hiking boots because I like my ankles free and usually they are lighter. So on most hikes, I wear hiking shoes or trail running shoes. I’ve had my Women’s Salomon X-Mission 3 Trail Running shoes for over a year and

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San Gabriel Peak via Eaton Saddle

San Gabriel Peak

Due to unexpected road closure on Hwy 2, we ended up doing this hike on Labor Day. It worked out better in the end because it was way hotter than I anticipated. This short hike was perfect for that morning. Either I am an ultimate optimist or this is the truth but it always seems

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Lewis Falls Trail

Lewis Falls

Lewis Falls Trail in Falling Springs, CA has been on my list for a couple of years, and we finally got to do it this summer. Not once but three times! It’s short, fun and beautiful! It is a perfect little hike during the hot Southern California summer months. The photos used in this post

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HGwD Dog-Friendly Trail List

Happy Friday, everyone!  Just a quick announcement! I’ve been working on this for two weeks and just finished cataloging the trails and complied over 110 unique dog-friendly hikes covering 5 states – CA, AZ, NV, UT & HI!  I forgot some of the hikes we did a few years ago, and it was fun to

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Feature Friday

In this series, I feature dog-friendly blogs or small businesses that I believe they need a little spotlight moment so more people can learn about what they do and why they do them. All of the guests are whom I’ve had interaction with online through social media channels and my blog. I am constantly inspired

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