4 Techniques for Purifying Water in the Wilderness

Water is heavy—a gallon weighs 8.35 pounds. It’s also 100% necessary, and when you’re in the wilderness, you need to have more water than you think you need. Not only is it important that you stay hydrated, but you’ll need even extra water to cook with. Fortunately, you don’t need to carry all your waterContinue reading “4 Techniques for Purifying Water in the Wilderness”

My Pre-Marathon Food & Exercise Log

This Sunday, I ran my first ever marathon! I really enjoyed the challenge of training and participating in this event. My time was 5:27:48. I didn’t meet my goal of breaking 5 hours, but I did meet my goal of completing the race, which is good enough for me. This is also my first raceContinue reading “My Pre-Marathon Food & Exercise Log”

5 Things That Help Me With My Seasonal Affective Disorder

I love to go outside. As I’m the girl behind Hannah Goes Outside, you probably aren’t surprised to hear that. But starting around September, something bad happens. Autumn weather is arguably my favorite. I love the cool, crisp nights and mornings and the golden sunshine at afternoon. The yellow and red tones in the foliageContinue reading “5 Things That Help Me With My Seasonal Affective Disorder”

3 Steps to a Great Picnic

Picnics are so underrated. The simplicity is beautiful. Packing a lunch and a blanket and going to the park is cheap, low-maintenance, and has incredible pay-off. They are a great way to spend time outside with your SO, family, friends, or solo. But just as with most other things, preparation is key. The way IContinue reading “3 Steps to a Great Picnic”