Slipsilk Sleep Mask

Lights Out with Slipsilk Sleep Mask

By Jill | October 29, 2021

On my last trip before the pandemic changed everything, I bought a new sleep mask. I’d been using the same one for years, and it was time to change things up. But because I only use a sleep mask when traveling, I’ve only been able to test the new one out recently, when I started…

Roll Recovery R8 Plus

Ease Your Sore Muscles with Roll Recovery R8 Plus

By Jill | October 22, 2021

If I could get a massage every day for the rest of my life, I really would. But because I can’t, I’m always looking for ways to ease my tired muscles.   The Roll Recovery R8 Plus is a deep-tissue massage roller that takes the work out of rolling out your muscles after working out…

OluKai x Rumpl

Celebrate the Natural Beauty of Hawaiʻi with OluKai x Rumpl

By Jill | October 8, 2021

Outdoor brands are constantly kicking quality products at a frequency that can often have consumers feeling overwhelmed. That’s partly why reviews are helpful, so you can sort through what’s worthwhile and what’s just something shiny with not much substance. When brand collaborations release even more new gear, especially when those brands are favorites in the…

Icebreaker Merino Quantum III Long Sleeve Zip Hoodie

Gear Up for Fall With Icebreaker Women’s Merino Clothing

By Jill | October 1, 2021

Now that we’re on the slow slide toward winter, a lot of people are starting to think more about merino wool layers. Despite the fact that lightweight merino is perfectly fine to wear in warmer temperatures and even keeps you cool, it always seems to be top of mind when the weather turns chilly.  …

ReFleece Favorite Reusable Tote Bag

Shop Responsibly With ReFleece Favorite Reusable Tote Bag

By Jill | September 24, 2021

What happens with the scraps of garment production, or even from those clothing items that remain, after shoppers have chosen their favorites? More and more brands are finding ways to use as much as possible from the production process, making useful, long-lasting products out of items that would otherwise be discarded.   ReFleece takes used…


Pack for Your Weekend Escape with Gregory Border Traveler 30L Pack

By Jill | September 17, 2021

In the interest of minimizing travel luggage, we’ve trained ourselves to pack light and use clothing that can be worn for a variety of occasions. That keeps us from dragging around a lot of things we don’t really need, and saves money in checking bags when flying.   Even for a weekend escape, when our…

Costa del Mar Caleta Sunglasses

Costa’s Caleta Sunglasses are Made From Recycled Fishing Nets

By Jill | September 10, 2021

You don’t have to be a water person to love Costa sunglasses. A favorite of boat and fisher folk, the sunglasses are optimal for everyone who seeks to protect their eyes from the sun. And when the sunglasses help the environment, all the better.   If you spend any time on or near the water,…

Eco Friendly Case for Apple Watch

Eco-Friendly Lifeproof Cases Protect Your Favorite Apple Things

By Jill | September 3, 2021

We know all about phone cases. They protect our lifelines from the regular accidents of the day, from drops to spills. Sometimes, they’re plain. Other times, they’re sparkly. And sometimes, they show what we value (besides our phones!)—the environment.   Lifeproof’s cases made from ocean-based plastics have already been released for phones, whether you have…

Saucony Stopwatch Singlet

Combine Run Time with Adventure with Saucony Stopwatch Tops

By Jill | August 27, 2021

Classic running shirts are also great adventure shirts. Think about it. They’re made especially to wick sweat away while you’re active, which is also what you want when you’re out hiking and biking—not only when you’re running. And packing fewer items that do many things well is ideal for keeping your bags light when you’re…

The North Face women's Wander Tank

Wander Far and Wide with The North Face Women’s Wander Tank and Short

By Jill | August 20, 2021

Whether you’re enjoying the great outdoors close to home this summer, or are off on a distant adventure, having comfortable sporty clothing items are part of the recipe for enjoyment. Versatile pieces that can take you from the trail to a socially distanced backyard barbecue don’t have to be fancy—they just have to perform well…