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Salomon Predict 2 Running Shoes

Take Comfort on the Road with Salomon Predict 2 Running Shoes

By Jill | August 13, 2021

You may be used to running on the roads around home, but not all roads are created (or maintained) equally. Finding a great running shoe that adapts to you and the terrain on which you train often takes some time, but when you do find that “just right” shoe, you’ll want to take it along…

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Avocado Green Mattress Organic Mini Pillow

Pack Travel Comfort with Avocado Organic Mini Pillow

By Jill | August 6, 2021

There are all sorts of reasons people bring their own pillow on their travels: they have trouble sleeping in a hotel or vacation rental bed, they travel to places that don’t have the same hygiene standards as they do, and kids especially do so for sentimental reasons. For most of my life, I’ve focused on…

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Hoka Clifton 8 shoes

Stay Light with Hoka Clifton 8 Shoes

By Jill | July 30, 2021

Whether I’m planning to get in some running time on my travels, or I just want an excellent, comfortable shoe for walking around in a new place, I usually bring along a pair of running shoes. With better stability than dress shoes (as well as the ability to wear them all day without tiring my…

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Patagonia P-6 Label Uprisal Sweatpants

Stay Campground Cozy with Patagonia P-6 Label Uprisal Sweatpants

By Jill | July 23, 2021

Whether you’ve spent a day hiking or have just set up your tent, it’s always a great feeling to shed your daytime clothes and put on something cozy for hanging around camp. Who cares whether you’re glamping, car camping, or doing something more adventurous? When you sit down and take a big breath in the…

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Fjallraven Abisko Midsummer Zip Off Trousers

Hit the Trail in Fjallraven Abisko Midsummer Zip Off Trousers

By Jill | July 16, 2021

Sure, you could bring pants and shorts on a hike, but when you have a good pair of zip-off pants, you have both in one. The traditional problem with these types of pants for women, though, is that zip-offs were mostly just men’s pants sized smaller. They didn’t fit a woman’s body very well, and…

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TriggerPoint GRID Travel

Roll Out Tight Muscles with TriggerPoint GRID Travel Foam Roller

By Jill | July 9, 2021

The combination of uncomfortable airplane seats that make you contort into bizarre sleeping positions, hotel beds and pillows that aren’t quite like your own at home, adventures that make you push your limits, and carrying packed bags can all result in tight and knotted muscles on your travels. Not everyone has the money to get…

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Goal Zero Yeti 200X Portable Power Station

Power Up with Goal Zero Yeti 200X Portable Power Station

By Jill | July 2, 2021

Even though taking some time away from the allure of our digital devices is essential for a healthy life, there are times when we need them. Headlamps light the way, GPS watches keep us from getting lost, smart phones can dial up maps or connect us to others when we need help, and cameras help…

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Cotopaxi Hielo 12L Cooler Bag

Keep Your Cool with Cotopaxi Hielo 12L Cooler Bag

By Jill | June 25, 2021

It’s summer—time for picnics, beach days, and toting your refreshments outdoors to enjoy the longest days and best nights of the year. Coolers have come a long way in recent years, keeping your cold items frosty for hours and hours, but they aren’t always tote friendly.   When you don’t want to be hauling around…

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FEND

Breathe Deeply with Fend

By Jill | June 18, 2021

This past pandemic year, we’ve become even more aware of how we’re affected by the air we breathe. Whether we’re sitting inches away from another airplane passenger, in a place choked with exhaust or affected by wildfires, or just hanging out at a bar, we breathe in millions and millions of particles.   Some of…

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Thermarest Vela Double Quilt

Improve Your Camping Game with Therm-a-Rest MondoKing 3D Sleeping Pad and Vela Double Quilt

By Jill | June 11, 2021

Every year, more people fall in love with camping. Especially now, when many of us have been limited to minimal travel for the past 15 months, people are looking to get back out in nature and celebrate breathing free. And while there are those folks who take naturally to camping out, some take a little…

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