The Best Boots for Hiking

Posted on: February 26th, 2009 Posted by

These boots were made for walking……….

Choosing the right hiking boot is essential to creating a fun experience in the wilderness.  You want one that fits like a glove – or better yet like a sock.  Before jumping into what you should buy you need to understand the design of the boot.

These boots won't get you up any mountain

The upper part of the boot is formed around a plastic mold that the manufacturer has determined Read the rest of this entry »

Recovering from the Rich Holiday Foods

Posted on: February 19th, 2009 Posted by

The holidays can be rough on the body.  Too much food and most of it far from the healthiest choice on the table combines with too much drink to make the body feel tired and out of sorts.  The good news is that there are foods and drinks that you can choose to help cleanse your body of all the over indulgence from the holidays.


I couldn’t eat another thing…oh, go on then!

Detoxification is the Read the rest of this entry »

How to have a great Valentines Day

Posted on: February 12th, 2009 Posted by

It’s just a few days away now, and it’s probably the most stressful day of the year for smug married/smug ‘in a relationship’ people. The pressure to have fun and be happy with your loved one is intense.

Anywhere you go, places resemble prison visiting Read the rest of this entry »

Self-catering Adventures in Space

Posted on: February 5th, 2009 Posted by

It is one thing to cook your own meals when you go on a trip.  It is a whole different story when you have to do that with out an oven or even gravity.  The NASA astronauts have been taking their own unique self-catered holidays since John Glenn was the first American to eat on a mission.  Back then the astronauts were limited in their choices.  Today, the choices seem almost limitless. Read the rest of this entry »