Archives: November, 2015

Five Truths When Living With An Outdoors Man

   1. The Survival Snacks Are For Survival Turns out we have a difference of opinions when it comes to things like protein, calorie boosting, nutritional supplementing, energy bars. Where Kevin sees nutrients, long-lasting, ultra-filling, only-to-be-used sparingly, hiking snacks – I see chocolate. I see caramel bits. I see salty-sweet treats in shiny packages. Is…

A Birthday Abroad

Birthday’s at the Bristow House have recently evolved into very thematic/purposeful events within the past year. When you consider the fact that there are sixteen of us or so (?) – there have been many opportunities for us to let our freaky-weird-theme-flags fly (proudly – no shame here). This post documents one of these said…

Sweater Weather and Mom Jeans

It is here. Sweater Weather. The weather that allows us as a people to finally wear sweaters. It just isn’t appropriate or socially acceptable to rock a sweater until the world (or Starbucks) gives us the green light. The only thing that could possibly take sweater weather from a 9 to a 10? You guessed…

Planning A Trip To Europe

  It’s happeennninnggggggg – we are going to Europe for a month (insert squeals upon squeals). This has been a niggling want and bucket-list item for both of us and we finally have a window of time between work/school schedules to ditch our real lives and become smart, traveled, cultured people. FINALLY! When planning a…