Why Hike? 15 Benefits of Hiking

This is a guest post from Mitch Stevens, founder and lead guide of Southwest Discoveries. Based out of Tucson, Arizona, Southwest Discoveries offers multi-generational guided tours of the Grand Canyon, Sedona, Horseshoe Bend, the Tortolita Mountains, and more. Visit Southwest Discoveries for more information. 15 Benefits of Hiking If you are finding it difficult to get motivated … More Why Hike? 15 Benefits of Hiking

Children and Cell Phones – When Should They Get One?

Being a parent today is not easy (but is it ever?!). Technology has changed our lives for the better, but it has also added another dimension of parenting. Kids grow up with today with iPads as entertainment and cell phones often the only phones in the home. Usually by third or fourth grade, most kids … More Children and Cell Phones – When Should They Get One?

Holiday Inspirations

As we gather together with our families and friends this time of year, we are grateful for our health, happiness, good fortune, and safety. Many thanks to all of you for your continued support of this blog. I look forward to the coming year providing you with random thoughts, helpful travel tips, nature photography, household … More Holiday Inspirations