The urge to get back on the road has grown even stronger as the sunny days of summer call me to the road yet again. Nostalgia, in its typical way, has been begging me to plan another trip like the one now 8 months past, and it’s been making me reconsider some of the things … More Cross Country Part 2: What I Would Change
This is SUCH a good recipe from @igmeals. It’s vegetarian, but can easily be made vegan with a parmesan cheese substitute. The seasonings can be changed to whatever you like. Being a lifetime Marylander, I love Old Bay on everything, so I use a mix of Old Bay, Garlic Salt, and have tried this with … More Honey BBQ Roasted Artichoke
Hiking along the Monocacy River in Frederick, Maryland, I was reminded of how much of these natural places we take for granted. It seems to happen even more when they’re a 10 minute drive from our homes. It was 65 degrees and sunny, the perfect hiking weather in my opinion. But it was also mid-February. … More Monocacy Battlefield Trail
By now, hopefully we’ve all heard of a ton of options to help save our environment and “go green”. Some of these include walking or biking to work (or other places for that matter), switching to 1. Adopt a plant based diet and eat local as much as possible. So many people think that the reason so … More Surprising Ways to be Eco Friendly
Richmond, Virginia, or “RVA” as locals like to call it, is a mixture of everything any city has to offer. The arts scene, food, shopping and nightlife are as varied as the people who call the 63 square mile city, which winds over and around several rivers, home. And, like any city, the best way … More Artsy Adventure in RVA
I finally finished packing the last of the snacks, and then it hit me. I was leaving for an entire month. WHY DID I EVER WANT TO DO THIS? The social anxiety in me freaked and skyrocketed. All kinds of thoughts raced through my head, and all I could picture was somehow ending up homeless … More The Road West
The 1300 mile trip from Maryland to Texas in a Jeep Wrangler got me thinking. How can we make the trip as environmentally and economically friendly as possible, while still having fun AND not adding too much time or cost to the trip? I started mentally taking notes during my daydream time in the passenger … More Ways to be Eco-Friendly on your road trip!
So first of all, I have to admit, I’m not much of a drinker. The couple of years I had with alcohol in college were probably enough to last a lifetime. However, I still enjoy the occasional night out and drink every now and then, and I get probably more excited than I should be … More Summer Fun Drink!
As I’ve been in the motivational part of figuring out the costs of my trip and figuring out the different places to go, I almost forgot about the most important part – FOOD. I (unfortunately) won’t be able to eat out at restaurants for every meal for a month, but through looking through different online … More Road Munchies
In just a few short months, the trip I’ve been dreaming about since I graduated high school will finally be happening! I heard so many different pieces of advice from friends and family when I “officially announced” it via Facebook, that I started to become slightly overwhelmed with what I was doing and why I … More Tips for Planning Your Own Cross Country Trip!