We started our Summer weekend adventures with Woods Canyon Lake around Payson, Arizona.
In the heart of Phoenix is Camelback mountain. It’s a point to help navigate you around as a new citizen to the city. It looks like a sleeping camel keeping one eye on the city as he snoozes his life away. This little mountain is a popular hike for visitors and locals. There are two ways… Continue reading Camelback
Finally starting to get into a routine with this whole food blogger (for pay) thing. I am one of those crazy creatives who thrives on routine. I need structure in my life. Probably because everything is pretty crazy up in my head, I need the outside to be as dependable and structured as possible. Trying… Continue reading Making Time
Sunrise peak hike is a ball buster. It hurts. It’s hard. It thoroughly kicked my ass! Yes, I know I’m out of shape. Yes, I know I STILL need to lose 30 pounds. But I’m a pretty tough lady, and I wanted to stop half way up. The following images were taken on the way down!… Continue reading Sunrise Peak
Yesterday, after my kickass chickpea salad, I went on a hike to see Sunrise peak. It’s located down the street from my kid’s school so I hit the trail thinking I had enough time to get there and back. Well, I didn’t. I got up to the point in the photo above looking back over the… Continue reading Sunrise Trail
This is really beautiful landscape. Stunning. I can see why it’s touristy. We drove the jeep up some 4×4 only road to get to the Devil’s Bridge trailhead. Izaak is loving this jeep friendly country. Pretty, yes? It’s a nice hike up there too with lovely views and a little bit of scrambling. Really great views.… Continue reading Sedona, AZ
We ventured out this morning for a nice long hike. We settled on a trail that had a little something different than regular desert views. The Butcher Jones Trail was it. It took us about 20’ish minutes to get there from Scottsdale. It looks like a fun place to kayak or paddle board (summer time, maybe?).… Continue reading Butcher Jones Trail