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2 Simple Tips for Enjoying Life

  Far too often a lack of funds keeps people from enjoying life. It doesn’t take a lot of money to get out and explore and to have some fun. Here are two simple tips for enjoying life.   Go out for a day hike someplace nearby.   Getting outside in your own backyard, so-to-speak …

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Amazon Prime Day Picks

Amazon Prime Day is here. Did you hear about Amazon’s website difficulties in the midst of Prime Day? Their server crashed or something. Never heard of Amazon Prime Day? It’s a special shopping “day” (which lasts for 2 and a half days-I think) for Amazon Prime members that offers special deals and pricing on select…

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Virginia City NV – The Old West Lives On

Virginia City, NV sprung up when silver was struck at the Comstock Lode a decade after the Gold Rush in California and is considered to be one of Nevada’s BoomTowns.  Having had its heyday in the mid to late 1800’s, Virginia City NV is a place where the Old West lives on. The Silver Strike…

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Explore More – Ash Canyon in Carson City

Get Outside! Explore more! It’s Good for You! Spending time outdoors is crucial to our overall health. Aside from all of the scientific studies and evidence that tell us we need to spend time in nature if you think about it, it just makes sense. Before all of our manmade conveniences, humanity was one with…

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Camping Gear – Complete List of Kitchen Essentials

Camping is a great way to get outdoors and have some adventures! You can read about some of our experiences here and here. A few weeks ago I shared a few less common camping essentials that we don’t go without. You can read about that here.   This time I’m sharing my complete list of…

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Black Rock Desert Region | Northern Nevada’s Playground

For many people. warmer weather sparks a desire to get outside and explore! If you love to be outdoors and find yourself in North West Nevada, the Black Rock Desert Region is a beautiful  place to explore. Located 100 miles from Reno, NV, the Black Rock Desert is best known for its annual hosting of…

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Camping Gear – 3 Less Common Items

Camping season is just about here and we certainly are itching to get out and explore! Last year, Mr. SBF and I outfitted ourselves with all new camping gear. We hadn’t camped since the children were small and now that they’re grown, we decided that camping again would be a great way to spend time…

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Wood-Fire Roasted Coffee Company in Reno NV

Several months ago I stumbled upon Wood-Fire Roasted Coffee Company’s Facebook page. A little intrigued, I decided to Google them and find out a little bit more. After a perusal of the website, I told Mr. SBF that this was definitely a place we should check out soon. But, as so often happens in life,…

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Mother Nature & National Parks

For as long as I can remember, Mr. SBF and I have had a desire to visit Yellowstone National Park. Early last year we toyed with the idea of going but then we were presented with an opportunity to visit Key West, Florida so we decided to postpone the trip to Yellowstone until this year…

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Remembering to be Present

This year has been quite different for us. Mr. SBF and I were able to take an extended sabbatical and spent the last six months of the year road tripping, camping and visiting with family. The break from the stress of the past decade and from our normal routine was definitely needed and we feel…

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