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Elk Vewing and More at Cataloochee Valley

We still feel like tourists even though it’s been almost a year since we’ve moved here and I imagine we will feel like this a while.  A few weeks ago we explored Cataloochee Valley where the Elk roam about the meadows during the “rut” or mating season. The valley was an old mountain settlement nestled in the...

Outdoor Mindfulness for the School Year + Jar Jackets Giveaway

Now that it’s been a month folding ourselves back into school, we feel the longer days of carefree adventure slowly fading away. Sometimes it’s easy to slip into routine lazy afternoons and cuddle couch sessions–that’s why I thought I’d share some ways to merge outdoor mindfulness into our busy lives that anyone can do throughout...

Asheville Outdoor Families Nature Event: View the Solar Eclipse!

A cozy place for all ages The WNC Nature Center is hosting a family-friendly nature play and solar eclipse viewing August 21st at Pink Beds Picnic area in Brevard, NC. At a 99.2% view of the eclipse, while very close to 100%, it won’t be the total phase–however, the partial view is just as spectacular. Pink Beds...