Travel

6 Cool Tips for Safe and Comfortable Hiking

Ultralight Backpacking Guide (How to Easily Conquer Lightweight Hiking)When it comes to hiking, safety should always come first. People often neglect the fact that they are alone in the wilderness. They get caught in natural beauty forgetting how dangerous that beauty may be.

No matter what, you always need to prioritize your comfort and safety. That may sound odd and mutually exclusive. But, it is possible to safely hike while feeling comfortable. All you need is a couple of hiking tricks which we will now share with you.

1. Go ultralight

One of the safest and most comfortable things you can do before a hike is reducing your …

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Pet

Finding Fifi and Why I Couldn’t Keep Her #FindingFifi

I have been wanting to have a pet.  My first choice would be a labradoodle dog.  Every time I see a cute dog, it melts my heart.  Unfortunately, the plan of getting a pet dog has to be put on hold for the time being.  My husband and I sometimes travel abroad for extended periods of time and it would be difficult and expensive to have someone take care of a dog for us during those travels away from home.

For the past few months, I have been seeing more and more dogs, both online and at our neighbors.  The …

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Food/Drink, Health & Beauty

Living a Healthier Life

Double Vanilla

It can be easy to fall into a trap of eating junk food several times each week. Preparing meals and cooking at home can be time-consuming, and you may be tempted to stop for a burger and fries on your way home. There are plenty of ways that you can enjoy your favorite foods without sacrificing taste. Here are some ideas to help you come closer to reaching your health goals.

Take Small Steps

If your life is busy, then you may be unable to avoid stopping for food on the way home once or twice each week. Try to …

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General Contractor in Southern California

Image may contain: kitchen and indoorIf your kitchen drawers refuse to close or tile is falling off the bathroom wall, it might be time to think about making a few changes. As much as you may hope that the living room would magically expand for you and your family, the truth is nothing will change without a makeover. It might be time to contact remodeling contractors San Diego to help you tackle the dreaded home makeover.

Between calculating the costs, the disorganization of rooms being turned upside down and being prepared for potential problems, renovations is something few people look forward to enduring. Working with …

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Deals, Food/Drink

Earn $3.00 on MorningStar Farms® Products #DailyVegolutions

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #DailyVegolutions #CollectiveBias

Are you tired of your same old meal plans from last year? Are you ready to introduce new healthier options in 2017? Do you and your family want to incorporate more vegetables into your meals but are not quite sure where to begin? Now is the time to make some New Year’s “Vegolutions” for your busy lifestyle! MorningStar Farms® products are a great way to incorporate vegetables into your weekly meal planning. These items are not just for vegetarians, but are …

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Food/Drink

Tuna Sushi

Kinilaw or raw fish salad is a popular dish in the Philippines, especially for birthdays and family get together.  My sister ordered this raw fish salad pictured the day she and her family from Germany arrived in our hometown in the Philippines.  It is made with tuna, cucumber, vinegar, onions, ginger, salt, hot pepper and such.

I am not good at making kinilaw.  I tried making some with anchovies once but it did not turn out well and I have never tried making it again since. The problem was probably the anchovies. They were not fresh and had been frozen …

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Deals, Food/Drink

$4 Off Your Fresh Cut Fruit #StartYourYearRefreshed

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and the Coca-Cola Company. All opinions are mine alone.  #StartYourYearRefreshed #CollectiveBias 

It’s a New Year, how are you preparing for everything to come in 2017? Have you made any resolutions? Perhaps one of them includes adding healthy fruits and veggies to your meals and snacks? There’s no better way to Start Your Year Refreshed than to incorporate select Coca-Cola products and Albertsons Fresh Fruit packs.

Products like Simply Orange, Minute Maid, vitaminwater, smartwater, and POWERADE will help keep you refreshed and ready to tackle anything in the New Year!

When …

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