FUEL- MUSIC + FOOD

What makes a good workout? No, it’s not the head-to-toe matching athleisure getup or the mirror selfie with the perfect lighting (eye roll)… Chances are it begins with your fuel. Food and music are the big ones for me. Let’s start with food. I’m your typical lazy girl with not a whole lot of patience…

IT’S LIT(ERARY)!

Slaughterhouse Five Alright, so I FINALLY read Slaughterhouse Five. (Insert fellow bookies’ gasps here.) It was one of those books that I knew I would eventually read but it kept getting bumped further and further down my ‘to-read’ list by exciting new fiction. The book I read before this one (In A Dark, Dark Wood…

JOURNEY TO KILIMANJARO: OUR FIRST TEAM HIKE

Yesterday was a big day for us HikeAddicts; We did our first team hike with Dream Mountains! Mary Anne has been meeting and training with this group since the Summer but since I’m a late comer, this was my first time meeting the team and going on a hike with them. We took on Wolf…

MUSIC TO CHILL TO

  Going for a solo nature walk? Driving? Hanging by the fire with a glass of wine and need some musical ambience? Here’s a quick list of some of my all time favorite songs to chill to as well as a few new goodies that I’ve recently discovered. Enjoy! Hold You In My Arms- Ray…

CRYSTAL HEALING

I’m the kind of person who can easily get overwhelmed by my racing brain. It’s how I’ve always been and I’ve come to terms that it’s okay because as I’ve grown, I’ve taught myself different ways to be able to take a step back, quiet my mind and calm the F down… Or attempt to…

CHAKRAS FOR DUMMIES

Our 7 chakras, explained by a rookie. WTF are chakras and why do hippies keep talking about them? Simply explained, chakras are 7 centers in our bodies where energies flow through. Blocking ‘em up can lead to illness (psychical AND mental) or an overall feeling of “yuckiness”. There are multiple names for each one but…

About Us

Vicky Hi! My name is Victoria but I’ll also respond to: Vicky, Vick, Tor, Toria, Ricky, Rick, Rickster and Ricky-Bobby. I’m a cottage kid at heart, an outdoor enthusiast and I have a healthy yet real addiction to books. One of my all-time favorite things is when someone who knows me well suggests a book…

MOUNT MARCY

Location: Lake Placid, NY, USA Starting Point: Adirondack Loj, Lake Placid Elevation: 5,344ft (#1 Highest Peak) Ascent: 3,166ft Route we took:  Start from the Log parking you with go by Marcy Dam, along Phelps Brook, up to Indian Falls to summit. Return. Total Distance: 24 km Time: 8 hours Level of Difficulty: Tough long day   Mount Marcy is a…