Plantains and Sausage

After a long day on the trail during a recent trip with the American Adventurist group, I was off setting up my Outback Swag when the smells of something sweet started to drift through camp.  It was not a familiar scent for me, but it sure smelled great.  My nose ended up leading me to Humberto’s skottle, where he was frying up some Plantains.


Camp in Cougar Buttes

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Save money with an Andis haircut at home.

I am sure it is no surprise to anyone reading this to hear that having a new little one at home has brought some extra expenses into our household.  We were lucky and received a lot of necessities like diapers at the baby shower, but there are still a lot of things that start to add up.  I have taken to the internet to do some reading and look for ideas to save a bit of money.  There is one that stands out to me that I have not really seen mentioned many places and that is . . . .

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Babywearing With Mountain Girl Handwovens

Happy National Baby Wearing Week!


Babywearing is one of those all around great ideas. It’s beneficial for bonding, great to have your hands free but still be able to carry your baby close, and saves the hassle of a stroller, when you just need to get out of the house for a bit. If your REALLY good at it, you can even breastfeed while babywearing.

I was lucky enough to spend some time with Stacy of Mountain Girl Handwovens, and a local member of the So Cal Baby Wearers last month at the American Adventurist Mountain Rendezvous, and she gave me a tutorial about how to wear Baby Wagon.

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