A Taste of Uruguay: Chimichurri Sauce Recipe

by Chrystal Johnson January 12, 2015

Food is something that brings people together and connects them. I was watching this Western Union video and it really got me reminiscing for our time in Uruguay. In the video, Western Union surprises some of their customers with a favorite meal from their home culture from their families. Many of Western Union’s customers are here […]

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Get in Touch with Nature at Your Local Park

by Chrystal Johnson December 5, 2014

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of The Trust for Public Land. All opinions are my own. Today, we’re all very connected – electronically. Technology seems to have taken over our lives. Instead of meeting for lunch, we chat on Facebook. Instead of having a conversation over a cup of coffee, […]

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The Hyundai Santa Fe Sport 2.0T AWD Performs on Our Mountain Roads

by Chrystal Johnson November 8, 2014

I previously drove the Hyundai Santa Fe Limited, and really liked it other than the gas mileage. So when I had the opportunity to drive the Hyundai Santa Fe Sport 2.0T AWD and compare them, I was pretty excited. Driving up and down the mountain roads in a vehicle that’s all wheel drive and Turbo […]

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Cruising in Eco-Friendly Style to ShiftCon in the 2015 Kia Optima EX Hybrid

by Chrystal Johnson October 31, 2014

Earlier this month, I attended ShiftCon, a first of its kind blogger conference – it’s all about green living and the food movement. It’s the perfect conference for me, so I was beyond thrilled to be able to attend this year. Since it was held in Los Angeles, I was able to drive there. I […]

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The Mitsubishi Outlander GT Makes Mountain Driving Fun

by Brian Johnson October 9, 2014

We reviewed a Mitsubishi Outlander Sport last year, and the previous year’s model of the Mitsubishi Outlander GT a few months later. It was a super great ride. We recently got to review the latest model of the Mitsubishi Outlander GT. Compared to the Sport, it has 3 huge differences… 1. It’s all wheel drive 2. It has shifting […]

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Get Inspired to Live a No Barriers Life

by Chrystal Johnson September 9, 2014

This post is written in partnership with Nature Valley. We live in the middle of a National Forest on top of a mountain. It’s only natural that our family enjoys the outdoors. Whether it’s hiking up a trail or snowboarding down a mountain, we enjoy where we live to the fullest. I have always loved […]

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The Hyundai Santa Fe is a Great Family Vehicle

by Brian Johnson September 2, 2014

So we got a 2014 Hyundai Santa Fe Limited to review. It’s a pretty rad SUV. The power in the Santa Fe surprised me. It has a lot more get up and go than I expected. And accompanying the get up and go it handles great. The Santa Fe had an adjustable steering mode. The adjustable steering mode […]

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On the Road in the Hyundai Elantra GT

by Brian Johnson August 26, 2014

I got to test drive a 2014 Hyundai Elantra GT and boy was it a fun car to drive. I like performance along with bells and whistles. The Elantra GT provided all that and more. So, let’s start with some of the cool things about the car and move to the cooler stuff about the car. The Elantra […]

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Life’s An Adventure – Pack for It! {Plus Target Gift Card Giveaway}

by Chrystal Johnson August 19, 2014

Content and/or other value provided by our partner, Target. All opinions are my own. I have always wanted to live a life full of adventure. Dreams of traveling and seeing the world have been with me for as long as I can remember. Even as I teenager, I preferred to spend my limited money on […]

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Take a Relaxing Outdoor Vacation at The Waterfall Resort or Steamboat Bay Fishing Club

by Chrystal Johnson August 10, 2014

I participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for the Waterfall Group. I received a gift basket and a promotional item to thank me for my participation. When I dream of going on vacation, I usually dream of going somewhere relaxing. Somewhere that I can unplug and just enjoy spending time […]

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