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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...

Pisgah National Forest: Bent Creek

One of the things I’m really having an easy time adjusting to is how many trails are around us, sometimes within 15 minutes from where we live. One such place we’ve discovered (and find ourselves coming back to already) includes a collection of modest hikes, an easy loop perfect for little ones, and some serious...