Moms who love to hike, camp, and do other adventurous mom things will love these items! All moms are tough, determined, and full of grit, but they don’t always get the credit they deserve. Do you have an adventurous mom? (… Or, are you an adventurous mom yourself, maybe?) Getting a gift that captures her unique spirit can be a challenge, but I’m sure she’ll appreciate some of the thoughtful gifts on this list.

April 28, 2022

Gifts Ideas for the Adventurous Mom

oregon coast

There are a lot of lovely towns along the pacific coast highway of Oregon. Most of these little towns are quaint, post-industry, and sparsely populated. Some of these towns, however, are a bit more off the beaten path. These towns tend to have fewer visitors, better food, and a more authentic small-town feel. These are […]

March 15, 2022

Hidden Gems on the Oregon Coast

Anyone who loves nature or has really fond memories attached to camping, then tent camping near Eugene, OR, will be a lovely experience. Eugene has plenty of campgrounds, so if you’re looking for an awesome camping experience, here is where you should go:

November 8, 2021

Camping Near Eugene, Oregon

5 Tips for your Visit to Cassadaga Even though I live in Eugene now, I have to tell you about what happened the first time I visited Cassadaga, FL. I was living in Orlando at the time and I was heading to Daytona when I took a spontaneous early exit into the town of Cassadaga. […]

July 23, 2021

Witchiest Town in Florida

This isn’t to say that everything that isn’t from your culture is off limits, but it does call on everyone to be more mindful about the practices and objects they adopt into their lives. You can participate in a culture without appropriating it, and here is the difference between the two:

July 13, 2021

How to Avoid Cultural Appropriation

I got in touch with the authorities. They determined where my purse had gone based on the split train system and gave me a number to call, but it was long gone. It would be a year before I saw that purse again.

May 11, 2021

Lost and Found on a German Train

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One of the best places to live in PNW Other than the fact that this area is called the Pacific Northwest Wonderland, we ended up in Oregon because of fate mostly. This post will share the story of how we ended up in Eugene and what we like about living here! When the pandemic hit, […]

May 5, 2021

Living in Eugene, OR

So, where to buy unique journals? Ideas for travel journals can be found on my Etsy favorites list. Below I’ve curated a short list of cool, unique journals. Some guided, some open-ended. All of them designed to help you have a more enriching travel experience.

April 18, 2021

Ideas for Travel Journal

I invite you to join me in the journey of honoring and embracing the roots of yoga. Wander with me as we walk the careful line of cultural appropriation versus cultural respect. Whether we are making our way into the temples of Southeast Asia or having your first Hammam experience in Turkey, here at Moon […]

March 8, 2021

Honoring Yoga, Cultures and Worldviews

Practices for the hammam in Turkey started in the 7th century. Though, another 600 years passed before the construction of the first hammam in Istanbul, which formalized the blend of thermae and manchu elements. These new hammam baths retained (and, thanks to manchu purification beliefs, improved) many of the structures of Roman baths.

February 19, 2020

A Brief History of a Hammam In Turkey