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Joshua Tree National Park – Black Rock Canyon Hike

Posted in Family, and Outdoor Adventures

Having been laid up all week due to illness, I just wanted to get out of the house and do a short hike. I needed the fresh air and the sunshine. D and I decided to head over to the Black Rock Canyon area in Joshua Tree National Park as we hadn’t been over there yet. We planned on doing the nature trail, but upon arrival, we decided to go in a different direction. Yes, we totally got side-tracked by all the trails we saw on the backcountry board. Black Rock Canyon Campground and Hiking Trails The Black Rock Canyon…

Big Morongo Canyon Preserve – Canyon Trail Hike

Posted in Family, and Outdoor Adventures

A few years ago, we headed to Big Morongo Canyon Preserve for our girl’s birthday. Since it was mid-April, the desert temps had already started to climb. The preserve offers more trees and shade (in some areas) than the surrounding dessert, so it’s a good place to hike when it’s too hot for afternoon hikes in Joshua Tree National Park. Due to it being warm, we didn’t do the Canyon Trail Hike that day, so we decided it was time to head back and check out the trail. Big Morongo Canyon Preserve is a 31,000 acre desert oasis that is…

Making Meaningful Moments – Excedrin®Travel Headache Relief Kit

Posted in Family, and Homemaking

Meaningful moments don’t just happen at major events in our lives. They happen every single day. We just need to take the time to notice the little things in life. Putting together a simple travel headache relief kit can help you avoid missing out on these special memories due to a headache.…