Travel Tips: December, 2015

Monthly, we post 5 tips that will help you in your travels; here are this months: Waze Social GPS Maps & Traffic: As you can imagine, we use this app daily! Waze is the world’s largest community-based traffic and navigation app. Join drivers in your area who share real-time traffic & road info to save time, gas

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Travel Tips: November, 2015

Monthly, we post 5 tips that will help you in your travels; here are this months: Use fluorescent green, yellow, pink or orange Duck® brand X-Factor™ duct tape on luggage to ensure easy identification at baggage claim. Wysi Wipe Multi-Purpose Wipes 100 Pack:  Water Biodegradable Towelettes – Just add water! Credit or Debit Cards:  When travelling, be sure to

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Travel Tips: October, 2015

Monthly, we post 5 tips that will help you in your travels; here are this months: Vapur Element High Capacity Bottle with Custom -designed SuperCap, 0.7 Liters, Water Blue: Designed from the ground-up to meet the performance needs of outdoor enthusiasts everywhere. The patented flexible design is lighter and easier to hold than rigid bottles – and

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Travel Tips: September, 2015

Monthly, we post 5 tips that will help you in your travels; here are this months: Booking Online:  When booking flights and hotels online, be sure to enable private browsing. Travel sites (and others) often track your visits to their page, and will raise the price simply because you have visited before. UCO Stormproof Match Kit

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Travel Tips: August, 2015

Monthly, we post 5 tips that will help you in your travels; here are this months: Solo Stove and Solo Pot 900 Combo Lightweight Woodburning Cooking System for Backpacking, Camping Kayaking Cycling Boy Scouts, Emergency Preparation:  Forget the Fuel – the stove cooks your meals with nothing but the twigs you collect on your journey, eliminating

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Travel Tips: July, 2015

Monthly, we post 5 tips that will help you in your travels; here are this months: Etekcity E-gear Portable Collapsible Outdoor Windproof Camping Stove Butane Propane Burner for Gas Canisters with Threaded 7-16 NS Valve:  The Portable Butane Camping Stove is made to be transported and even includes a carrying pouch for added convenience. Carry the

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Travel Tips: June, 2015

Monthly, we post 5 tips that will help you in your travels; here are this months: Guyot Designs Squishy Bowl and Cup Set:  Collapsible for easy packing, yet made to retain their shape, these bowls are perfect for hot and cold foods on-the-go. Made of flexible food grade silicone. Temperature resistant to 400 Degree F. Easy

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Travel Tips: May, 2015

Monthly, we post 5 tips that will help you in your travels; here are this months: Remove sand with baby powder (or cornstarch).  Lightly sprinkle powder on skin, shoes, towels, etc., and brush-off.  Be careful, powder can be slippery applied to your shoe and bottom of your feet. Do you know how to tell which side you

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Travel Tips: April, 2015

Monthly, we post 5 tips that will help you in your travels; here are this months: GateGuru is an Android app[lication], that assists you in locating your gate at the airport. They say it is the leading day-of travel application that covers over 204 airports across the United States, Canada, Europe, Asia and Australia. While GateGuru doesn’t

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Travel Tips: March, 2015

Monthly, we post 5 tips that will help you in your travels; here are this months: Hang a shoe organizer on the back of a seat. Keep all your must-need items in it for easy access.  I keep Freckeez and Figee’s leahes and doo-doo bags in a pocket, along with a flashlight for those bedtime walks.

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Travel Tips: February, 2015

Monthly, we post 5 tips that will help you in your travels; here are this months: Find the lowest gas prices along the way.  There are lots of apps to find the best gas prices, but I prefer Gas Buddy, and Fuel My Route Gas Prices.  Fuel My Route does exactly what it sounds like, it helps

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Smart Phone Tip: Secret to Using Google Maps Offline

To access one of Google Maps’ best hidden features, you have to know the magic word. Well, it’s a phrase, really, and that phrase is: “OK Maps.” Enter this phrase into the Google Maps app and the portion of the map that’s currently visible on your screen will be saved directly to your device. Once

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Travel Tips: January, 2015

Monthly, we post 5 tips that will help you in your travels; here are this months: Instead of inking and highlighting your maps, put your map inside of a plastic protector; use a dry-erase marker to map your route. Remember to take a screenshot of directions, while you have a Wi-Fi connection. Shower-caddy doubles as food

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Stop the Jabbing Keys

Stop the Jabbing Keys

Become KeySmart Do you walk around with a jiggling, prodding, and painful key chain? I know MANY folks, that do.  It’s time for you to discover this smart little gadget, that could take the pain out of your day! This

Runner’s Foot Care Kit

Runner’s Foot Care Kit

So today, on my practice run, the only thing that was hurting at mile 3 was my neuropathy in my left foot. I was thrilled it only started in the third mile, that’s a huge difference, from where I began

Preparing For My First 5K

Preparing For My First 5K

So this New Year’s resolution, was to sign-up, and train for my first 5K. Being I have never ran, nor considered myself a runner, this is a HUGE undertaking for me. The only running I may have done in the

January 2016

January Winner! Congratulations goes to Terry Wayne! He is our January winner in the sheep counting contest!! Mr. Terry will enjoy a $25 Vanilla Visa gift card. Our much appreciation goes to everyone who entered this months contest. Remember to keep counting those sheep!

Leave In Hair Protector

Leave In Hair Protector

This antioxidant rich leave in protectant is designed to fortify every strand of hair, creating texture, as well as protect your hair from the stress of heat styling. Our unique protective complex with pro-vitamins, proteins and amino acids infuse hair

Living Expenses: Fourth Quarter, 2015

Fourth Quarter, 2015 Expenditures     Admittance fees to events and festivals $ Anytime Fitness membership fee (annually) $ Beauty (hair care, make-up, nail polish and skin care) $       64 Beauty Therapy Equipment – (replace bulb, diamond

December 2015

December Winner! Congratulations goes to Kate Johnsten! She is our December winner in the sheep counting contest!! Miss Kate will enjoy a $25 Vanilla Visa gift card. Our much appreciation goes to everyone who entered this months contest. Remember to keep counting those sheep!

Washington State: Last Call, December 31, 1915

Washington State: Last Call, December 31, 1915

Did you know, 100 years ago, it was ‘Last Call’ at midnight on December 31, 1915, the state of Washington went dry five years ahead of the rest of the nation? In Spokane, the legendary liquor tycoon, Jimmie Durkin, put

12 Days of Christmas Cookies, 2015, Newsletter

12 Days of Christmas Cookies, 2015 It’s time for our annual 12 Days of Christmas Cookies!  As in the past 4 years, we’ll be sharing the Troopers favorite Christmas cookie recipes. We want to invite you to take part, too, by sharing your

Christmas Light Cookies

Christmas Light Cookies

Ingredients 1 package (17.5 ounce) Betty Crocker™ sugar cookie mix 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour 1/3 cup butter, softened 1 large egg Red and green food coloring 1/2 cup Betty Crocker™ Rich & Creamy chocolate frosting 56 candy eyes (1/2 inch) Directions In a mixing bowl, stir

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