Bully Bundles Bully Sticks review

When Ryan from Bully Bundles contacted us to ask if we’d review their product, I was hesitant as Chico doesn’t seem to like bully sticks, pig ears, rawhide both real and fake, most bones, the Benebone, and he has had the same deer antler for over a year.   I have tried so many things, because…

Updated Gear List

I love reading other people’s hiking gear lists!  So I thought I’d give it a shot!  This is my main gear for day hiking with mini reviews, pictured are most of my my favorite clothing items that have a great synergy when layering. The North Face is prob my favorite because their sizing is consistent, and…

Black Diamond Mines Regional Preserve

Back in February we did our first hike at Black Diamond Mines Regional Preserve.  The day I picked to visit this park and do a 8 mile loop, it turned out to be unseasonably hot, 77 degrees, the loop we planned was almost all sunny trails, and would’ve been a scorcher for us. Instead we did the…

Went to Briones for Lunch and Wildflowers

If you live in The Bay Area, you probably know that Wildflower season is upon us!  And a bit sooner because of all the wonderful rain we have had. Chico and I decided to do an old hike that we like to do at Briones Regional Park, and hopefully have lunch by some wildflowers. They…

Our Budget Camping Gear Review

Hello all!  This is our review of the budget camping gear that we used on our Epic Road Trip in September…I know, so late! This is for car camping so we had a ton of leeway in what we chose.  So what follows is the review of our Coleman Tent, Coleman Sleeping bag, and Coleman…

Bay Area Ridge Trail Article

I am a huge fan of this trail and project, I only have about 100 miles done so far, but plan to get to all 550 one day when it is done.  Often times when I’m hiking, I do think about the people who make and maintain the trails, why a particular path was chosen,…