Zion National Park – Dog Friendly Trail

Most National Parks are not dog-friendly and for good reason. It’s important to remember that when traveling with dogs it will be a different type of trip. We always research and get creative knowing that the trip won’t be as flexible but…traveling with our dog is worth it! Zion National Park offers one hiking trail […]

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Jackson Hole, Wyoming – Favorite Restaurants

Driving Teton Pass towards Jackson from Idaho at sunrise is breathtaking. For the last few years, we have made it a priority to get up early and catch the sunrise at 8,432 feet. Then it’s off to Nora’s Fish Creek Inn for breakfast! Nora’s has rustic charm with outstanding service. The food always tastes like […]

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Best Friends – Giving Tuesday Now

Today is Giving Tuesday Now. The current pandemic is affecting everyone including homeless pets and pet shelters. I’m so thankful for the hard work that Best Friends Animal Society is doing even during this uncertain time to save them all. Giving Tuesday Now is an opportunity to support the organizations that you love most. If […]

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Monument Valley – Navajo Nation – Utah

Natural Wonders. Navajo Nation’s Monument Valley Park is located on the Arizona/Utah border. These grand, mysterious, sandstone monuments formed over millions of years and show us what happens when Mother Nature is left alone to do her thing. Our first stop as we headed towards Monument Valley from Durango, Colorado was Goosenecks State Park in […]

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Best Friends Roadhouse & Mercantile – Utah – Pet Friendly

Best Friends Roadhouse and Mercantile is a lovely new pet-friendly lodging option in Kanab, Utah. It’s the perfect complement to a Best Friends Animal Sanctuary volunteer trip or the ideal place to stay with pets while traveling in Southern Utah. I wrote about Best Friends Roadhouse and Mercantile last October when we toured the Roadhouse […]

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The Block – Dog Friendly Patio – St. Louis Park, Minnesota

For Valentine’s Day, we brought our favorite Valentine (our rescue dog, Allen) to The Block in St. Louis Park to check out their dog-friendly patio. We were so impressed! They have thought of everything to make your dining experience with your pup amazing. Allen has been to restaurant patios but has always been the only […]

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Sedona, Arizona – Hiking – Broken Arrow Trail

Broken Arrow is a new trail for us this year. We were hesitant to hike here because the trail runs parallel to the jeep path and we thought it would be disruptive. The jeeps didn’t bother us at all and it was fun to watch them cruising over the red rocks. The hiking distance for […]

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Goodbye My Girl – This One Is For You

When the new year started, I had big plans to write and all my blog posts planned for the month of January but then life happened. We lost our sweet girl, Utah. She was only 3 years old, almost 4 (her birthday would have been in February). We found out that she had chronic kidney […]

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Fort Snelling State Park – Twin Cities – Minnesota

There are so many beautiful winter trails in the heart of the Twin Cities! We visited Fort Snelling State Park the day after Thanksgiving (we needed the exercise after eating so much food). 🙂 Minnesota state parks waive the entrance fees on Black Friday to encourage people to get outside and explore. Fort Snelling State […]

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See Things How They Are…

This quote! It always opens my eyes. We navigate our days and interactions based on how “we are”. We make assumptions without realizing we are doing it. There’s no way we can know what it’s like to walk in someone else’s shoes. Our hard might be easy for someone else OR our hard might be […]

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