Monday, December 9, 2013
Tuesday, December 3, 2013
Fly a kite, build a sandcastle and go rock fishing. Watch whales, photograph geologic wonders and surf crashing waves. Visit historic lighthouses, encounter wildlife, and explore tidepools. Go beachcombing, birding and hiking. Be awestruck by breathtaking vistas.
Discover the Coast!
Friday, November 29, 2013
|TourSafe 22 Anti-Theft Wheeled Carry-On|
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There's no better time than the Christmas and Hanukkah holidays, to give the gift of adventure to loved ones. This time of year, winter travel requires specially designed gear for comfort in adverse weather conditions. Security, safety and compact pack-ability are key to maneuvering through bustling airline terminals, bus depots, train stations and crowded accommodations. Great new innovations in luggage, clothing and accessories make traveling lighter and easier than ever. Gifts like these are sure to become family favorites.
Friday, November 22, 2013
|Cat’s Best Ever Pumpkin Pie Filling: Gluten-free, Dairy-free, Egg-free|
Now, those who are dietary challenged can enjoy the great flavor of pumpkin pie at Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays. This special dessert recipe is kicked up a notch with grandma’s old-fashioned touch. Conventional pumpkin pie is made with a milk and egg custard base. Cat's pumpkin pie filling is made with a gluten-free, dairy-free and egg-free pudding base. Paired with Cat’s Gluten-free Traditional Pie Crust recipe, this dessert is a blue-ribbon combination bursting with delectable flavor. No more double baking! Quick, easy and fantastic!
Monday, November 18, 2013
|Big Leaf Maple|
Overnight the season transitions to the next. We rush to batten down the hatches before winter storms swoop over the land.
Tuesday, November 12, 2013
|Wildlife trail near Cat's Cabin|
My booted heels hit the musty soil, digging in as I slam to a stop and do a double-take while making my routine rounds of our property. There. In the hedgerow at forest’s edge, a new disturbance; a swath of tamped grass spreads out from this point, arcing to the west and the north, from one swipe to several, sweeping away to a wisp and disappearing. Now this, a significant dent in the brambles . . . .
Thursday, October 31, 2013
Shoot the rapids, bike the byway, or ride a horse trial. Go camping, dive in for a swim and catch fish to cook over the campfire. Experience the rugged outback, hike heavenly heights and see majestic mountains. Fabulous flora, incredible wildlife and stunning geologic wonders abound.
Venture the Wild!
Tuesday, October 22, 2013
Wednesday, October 16, 2013
|Get Breakfast! 10 Homemade Road Trip Breakfasts that Really Work!|
After experiencing many vacations eating expensive, mediocre breakfast food at restaurants we decided to change how we travel in order to save money and to eat healthier. Instead of purchasing breakfast we packed our own. With a little bit more planning and preparation the transition was easy. Borrowing ideas from our backpacking days, we came up with nutritious foods that served us well on road trips without cooking and very little clean up. By packing our food in a reusable grocery bag and a cooler for perishables, we easily managed breakfast every morning.
Monday, September 30, 2013
Established when the kids were very young, we carry on the family tradition now they are grown and gone. Sometimes they join us for a local autumn day trip. Sometimes we extend the pleasure over a long weekend, taking the scenic route venturing to wild places.