5 Easy Hikes Near Phoenix, Arizona

I haven’t been writing as much lately as there have been a lot of changes going on. Let’s see…the holidays came and went. I started a new job. Things have just been crazy! I wanted to compile a list of hikes for my friends out there who want to make it a goal for 2019 […]

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Hole-in-the Rock, Papago Park – Phoenix, AZ

Hole-in-the Rock, Papago Park A popular, sought out hike Phoenix trail. In all honesty it is hard for me to consider this a hike or a workout but, more of a lookout spot. However, in the eyes of my 3 year-old and 1 year-old it is a hike in their eyes. When I am by […]

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In Our Backyard – South Mountain Park & Preserve, Phoenix, AZ

In Our Backyard – South Mountain Park & Preserve, Phoenix, AZ When I was in college I lived over in the Ahwatukee which is just south of the South Mountain Park & Preserve in Phoenix, AZ. Looking back I didn’t take advantage of this park as much as I should have. It wasn’t uncommon for […]

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Don’t Miss This Hike – Hieroglyphics Trail, Superstition Mountains Arizona

Don’t Miss This Hike – Hieroglyphics Trail, Superstition Mountains Arizona I mentioned this hike previously when I wrote a piece on “5 Easy Hikes near Phoenix, Arizona” area but, I wanted to share more of each of those trails with you if you haven’t had the opportunity to visit any of them. Essentially a little […]

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Where to Hike in Queen Creek, Arizona

Where to Hike in Queen Creek, Arizona I grew up in the east valley about an hour from Phoenix, Arizona. I would go hiking all over the valley and drive over to the Superstition Springs Mountain area often because I didn’t really see any other options. One day I wanted to go out an adventure […]

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Bring on New Adventures

We made it. We survived 2018. I don’t know about all of you but, it was a very challenging year for me on many fronts. I felt like I was stuck in a dead-end career that was sucking my happiness. I was getting beat down with the demands of life and felt like I couldn’t […]

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Hello Gorgeous

Escaping to Flagstaff is our thing. Whenever we have a free day or nothing planned it is not uncommon to pack the kids in the car super early. I mean, super early. Like 3:30 AM – 4:00 AM. We like to get up there with no traffic and let the kids still sleep. I feel […]

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Escaping the Cubical Life

I am a hiker. I am weekend warrior. I am an adventurer. I am a mother. These are all the fun ways I use to describe myself and my online identity. However, I have been reflecting that I keep omitting the facilitator to allow all these adventures. I am a full time project manager in […]

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Cathedral Rock Trail, Sedona Arizona

I am in love with Sedona. I have had this hike on my “bucket” list for awhile and wanted this to be the first group hike I lead as an Arizona Ambassador of Women Who Explore. Overall, the trail head was very easy to find. There was an abundance of great blogs with clear direction on […]

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