Have you ever met a nemophilist? Well, meet Erin Hyde.

I always like to ask people to describe themselves in five words.  Why?  I like to get the home fires burning and the brain neurons firing.  It’s sometimes hard for a person to box themselves into five little adjectives, but Erin does not disappoint.  She describes herself as Ambitious, Curious, Adventurous, Driven, and a Nemophilist. …

Explore More! There are No Excuses!!!

I’m busy.  I’m busy being a worker bee, a social butterfly, a wifey, an irresponsible adult, an amateur dog rescuer and whatever other label you can come up with.  Well, not whatever label because there are some of you with some twisted imaginations out there.  I have a wandering heart, but I don’t have limitless…

Hello there, Superwoman, aka Susan Strayer!!!

Susan Strayer is a Mother, Reader, Writer, Outdoorsy being, and a Snowboarder (woman after my own heart!)  She loves the outdoors whether that be camping, hiking, or seeing beautiful places.  However, the outdoor recreation to trump them all for her is snowboarding.  (Did I say she’s a woman after my own heart already?)  The thrill…

Patagonia Women’s Down Sweater Jacket

Patagonia’s stuff is expensive!  I like to call them Pata-gucci, a term coined by a friend of mine when shopping in one of their stores.  Thanks to true diligence though, I scored one on Backcountry.com‘s website for $169.00.  These 800-fill-power Traceable Down jackets retail for $229.00 on Patagonia‘s website.  Why did I choose this above brands…