10 Aug 2014

Mitten List: Saugatuck Dune Rides

Remember when I wrote that post about hiking Sleeping Bear Dunes and I vowed upon my soul to never, ever go near another sand dune in my entire life so-help-me-god?

Well, that vow lasted for all of a month as last weekend I found myself visiting yet more Michigan dunes — this time in [...]

2 Aug 2014

How to Go on a Detox Diet in 20 (Horrible, Awful, Cheese-Deprived) Steps

I know this post may seem a bit strange coming from me.

After all, I am pretty much the last person on Earth who would ever recommend a detox diet as I am pretty much the last person on Earth who would ever go on a detox diet.

Or any diet for that matter.

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18 Jul 2014

Go Solo Project: 5 Reasons To Go Solo Camping

You guys, you guys, you guys!

Remember how I was going to go camping all by myself for the first time ever and how I totally thought I was going to have my face eaten off by wolverines?

Well, I am happy to report that I still have 100% of my face. Yay!

Not [...]

13 Jul 2014

The 7 Stages of Hiking Sleeping Bear Dunes

When I learned that the campground where I was planning to camp last weekend was only forty minutes away from Sleeping Bear Dunes, I decided I should stop by there on my way.

After all, I’d have a few hours to kill before I could check into the campground, and I figured I could [...]

4 Jul 2014

By the time you read this I will probably have been attacked by wolverines. And not the type that look like Hugh Jackman.

I know I say this pretty much all the time.

But, you guys, I’M GOING TO DIE.

You see, this morning, I am getting in my car and heading to Northern Michigan to go camping by myself for the first time ever.

This seemed like a good idea when I was planning my trip, but [...]