Category Archive: Hiking

Kale Salad with Pinenuts / Spring Brings Change On The Trail

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Have you tried eating raw kale salads? It’s surprisingly delightful – so fresh and crunchy! Kale salads hold up well so you can make a large batch and enjoy it over a few days. That is such a time saver people! Not only is it lovely to eat but it’s a powerhouse of good nutrition and should be …

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The Best Homemade Turkey Breakfast Sausage / A Happy Hike & Anniversary!

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A long time ago I dabbled at making homemade turkey breakfast sausages and I don’t know why I stopped doing it. For the past week I have been thinking about making them again and finally on Saturday morning I did just that. These really are the best tasting turkey breakfast sausages I have ever had! Katy said …

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The Road Less Traveled / Olmstead Loop

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This past weekend hubby Tom and I decided to hike a new trail up in the foothills of the Sierra mountains. The weather forecast looked favorable with a slight chance of a drizzle so we packed our gear and headed out. On our way we stopped and purchased sandwiches to put in our backpacks. As we pulled into …

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Hitting The Trails Again and A Fabulous Salad Dressing

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The weekend weather was brilliant and we took full advantage of it. Things got off to a good start early on Friday when the college kids agreed to go hiking with me! We decided on an old favorite hiking spot where there is a lovely waterfall at the end of one trail. The views were magnificent. We …

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Birthday Adventures in Lake Tahoe & Planning for Surgery…

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Saturday was my birthday – don’t you love it when your birthday lands on a weekend? Me too! Since I love the mountains I planned a day to Lake Tahoe for the family! The mountain temperatures are cooler, the air smells of pine and the lake is beautiful. We started off with a few photos …

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