Paisley Hansen

Paisley Hansen is a freelance writer and expert in home-life, health, fitness, beauty, and fashion. When she isn’t writing she can usually be found reading a good book or hitting the gym.

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Backpacking

A well-packed first aid kit is an essential piece of gear when backpacking or camping. It does not occupy much space, so if it goes unused, you will not begrudge having it. And if you do need it, you will be glad you thought ahead and came prepared. 

Camping in the Woods

Camping is fun, but there is some preparation you have to do to make this is a successful trip. Some of the prep work you're doing is probably pretty obvious, like packing the right material, but food is something else. The following are foods you should eat and foods you shouldn't.

Tips for the Best Summertime Vacation

Everyone looks forward to taking a vacation, so it's never too early to start planning. Some people even begin years in advance for a special trip. When selecting your dates, it can be confusing to know what time of the year is best.

Foods That are Best to Avoid When Traveling Abroad

If you’re planning to travel out of the country, you’re likely looking forward to trying different foreign foods from local cuisines. However, there are certain food choices that are usually best to avoid during a trip overseas.

moving box

Packing everything up when you’re in the middle of a move can easily become stressful. How do you keep track of everything? What if something gets lost in the process? Use the following tips to make your packing process more efficient.

It's Fun to Hike With Your Cat: How to Get Ready for the Adventure

You don't have to let dog lovers get all the fun and companionship in outdoor pursuits. It can be a lot of fun to take your cat on the trails, too. Seriously, if you invest the time and effort into preparing, cats can have a great time hiking with their humans. 

Tips and Tricks for Visiting Europe

Traveling overseas is one of the most exciting things a person can do. The chance to experience new cultures and see thrilling landmarks is an unexplainable feeling. It is something that has to be done for one’s self. One of the most desired places to travel is Europe. It is filled with a rich history and undeniable beauty.

paint

Being creative can make you feel great, but how does it impact your mind and body? Research suggests that spending time in a creative state can actually improve your health. There are plenty of ways that creativity can improve your quality of life, but here are 6 ways it can help your mind and body. 

Guide To Choosing the Right Fishing Wader

Whether you want to fish in rolling rivers or shallow streams, wearing a pair of fishing waders can enhance your efficiency and comfort on the water. Fishing waders are often available in a variety of options. Picking the right pair of waders for your fishing conditions can help make your casts enjoyable.

backyard

Taking care of your property is a normal aspect of maintaining your home. Of course, plenty of people fall short when it comes to properly taking care of their lawns. While it is likely that you spend more time inside your home than hanging around the yard, this is the part of your property that visitors and passersby are going to notice first.

Fun Outdoor Activities to Try While in Utah

Regardless of if you want the perfect powder for skiing, amazing trails for biking, or picturesque waters for sailing, Utah delivers. If you are planning a trip to this state in the near future, make sure you are ready.

How Being a Freight Trucker is Great for Travel

There comes a time in life when you look around and realize you are unhappy with the current state of things. More often than not, a change in career can work wonders for this mindset. There are all kinds of fantastic jobs out there, all you need to do is find one that speaks to your sensibilities

Backpacking

If you haven't had the chance to enjoy a night out under the stars, all of your gear in a pack by your side, then preparing for a backpacking trip may seem like a daunting task. Take a deep breath and follow these tips, and before you know it you'll be packed and ready to hit the trail. 

rock climbing

Whether you are a beginning rock climber or an expert, there are many things that you need to consider when planning an outdoor rock climbing expedition. Here are some things to think about before you embark on your adventure. 

5 Things You Must Pack for Your Next Vacation

Packing for a well-deserved vacation is an art form. Arranging everything in your suitcase just so, not over-packing and not packing too lightly takes a lot of care and consideration.

Tips for a Spring Vacation in the North

Spring is the season of new beginnings. Flowers are starting to bloom and hibernating animals are waking up. The earth begins to come alive again.

5 Simple and Affordable Ways to Be Eco-Friendly

It can be easy to get overwhelmed with the many eco-friendly options thrown at you each day. Luckily, there are lots of ways you can help the environment without destroying your budget or adding to your regular workload.

Don't Forget To Pack These 6 Things When Travelling

Do you ever go away for a weekend trip and realize halfway there that you forgot that one thing you meant to bring? Whether you are traveling for a weekend getaway or going halfway across the world for several weeks, do not forget to pack these essentials that will make for a smoother trip!

The Most Important Pieces of Mountain Biking Gear

It's hard to find a hobby more exhilarating than mountain biking. Rushing down narrow, rocky trails with the wind in your hair and adrenaline in your muscles. The thrill is part of the fun, but also the reason you need proper equipment before you set out on an adventure.

Why Invest in Data Security?

Data security has become a requirement for almost every enterprise in the modern era, no matter its size. Most businesses in the digital world rely on transactions and data storage to perform most of their operations. Data usage has increased the efficiency and profitability of companies. 

How To Start Financing Your Next Vacation

Vacations provide a serene environment where you can relax and re-energize. You may be thinking of going on a vacation but do not know where to start. To avoid being stranded during the holiday, you need enough money.

6 Things to Pack for Your Winter Trip to the Cabin

Knowing what to bring for your trip to the mountains can become even more crucial during the colder winter months. While embracing a snowy wonderland is all a part of the fun, you will want to make sure you’re warm and cozy when you’re bundled up indoors.

Important Packing Items for Family Traveling

When you are taking a family vacation, you may be wondering what is necessary to pack for your children, your spouse, and yourself. Here are some items that you should always be sure to double check before you take off. 

Why a Cabin is the Best Winter Getaway

If you are thinking of a good winter vacation, it may be a good option to book a cabin in the mountains for a few days. Here are some advantages to cozying up in a rustic cabin during the colder weather.