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Discover Your Nevada – the weird, wild, beautiful

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Summer is road-trip season, and the state’s tourism agency, TravelNevada, has put together six routes in Nevada to help Nevadans get to know their own state.  Did you know: The nationwide average for in-state travel (meaning residents traveling within their state) is roughly 51 percent. In Nevada, it’s closer to …

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The Guts of Our Family

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Blood, guts, dust, and sagebrush. Those words sum up some of my favorite family moments. Strange, huh? See, my husband grew up hunting and somehow turned this tree-hugging hippie into a hunter too. I’m still trying to figure out where and when that happened. I think it was after I …

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Sierra Nevada Journeys Family Camp

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I loved going to sleepover summer camp as a kid. As in it was the highlight of my youth. In fact, I have an entire scrapbook from the camp I went to my junior year in high school, where I wrote a poem about how much I loved camp. (Yes, …

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Happy (Hour) Camper

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So far this summer, my family has two camping trips under our belts, and we hope to log a few more before school starts again. For my husband, that means plenty of time to test his new fishing reel, and for our daughters that means lots of butterflies caught in …

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Camping, It’s In Tents

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My husband and I have been camping since the very beginning of our relationship. In fact, camping was how our relationship started. Our first tent was set up about a football field away from the ocean. We were just outside the lazy beach town of La Manzanilla located along the …

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