Cool Stuff
“How to Cook a Whole Fish”

Lately I’ve been asking you all on my social media what you want to see more of on my blog so that my content is uber useful for you, and today’s post is an answer to one of your requests! Cooking a whole fish can seem complicated and daunting because it offers such a dramatic presentation. So today I show you how to cook a whole fish, and just how […]

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“Cajun Spice Mix Recipe”

I’m so excited for you guys to see the premier of my new show “Wild Food” on Travel Channel  airing Monday, May 14, at 11 pm EST/ 10pm CT! With a second airing Sunday, May 20th at 2pm EST / 1pm CT. It takes place in the Louisiana bayou! And one of the best parts was being out in nature and gathering all of the wild ingredients for the big feast […]

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“How to Prepare and Pack Your Car for A Road Trip”

We are all looking forward to going on some fabulous road trips in the next couple of months and we know many of you are too. Road trips can be so much fun, but also can come with a lot of stress. As you may remember, G took an epic road trip through France last summer because it is generally her favorite way to travel. So she is here to take […]

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“How to Line Envelopes”

I was putting together some invitations recently, and they were lovely but they needed a little something. They were 5 x 7 letterpress on a beautiful thick card stock and needed some whimsy. I began looking at papers online, and wow it was an amazing rabbit hole to go down. There were so many that I fell in love with, some of which I’ve listed at the end of this […]

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“How to Find Your Way Without a Compass”

We’ve been focusing on survival skills here lately. When it comes to being a true survivalist you need to acquire the skills that are able to get you to safety when in a pinch. For instance, if you find yourself lost on a trail. Maybe your phone doesn’t have service and you don’t have a physical compass on hand. Fear not, G is here to equip you with a very important […]

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“How to Pick a Lock”

We’ve all been there. UGH. You lock your keys in the house, forget them at work, lose them on a night out. You fight with the lock to no avail, eventually calling a locksmith who is in before you can even blink, but also comes with a costly fee. Luckily, you have G in your corner, sharing all of her practical #moderngirl survival skills. Without further ado, G breaks down exactly How to […]

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“How to Start a Fire Without Matches”

You’ve decided to embark on your first backpacking adventure, you’ve got all your gear together, and have taken off, suddenly it’s time to make a campsite and eat some dinner and you realize OH-MY-GOODNESS I FORGOT MATCHES, AH! You’re now panicking and frantic — but this doesn’t have to be the case, and luckily with G in your corner it isn’t. We are sharing all things survival skills this week we […]

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“How to Change A Tire”

Every man, woman, and child of a certain age should know how to change a tire in a pinch. When it comes to survival skills this one is a MUST. You never know when your cell may die, or you could be on a long solo trip (which we totally recommend, see why HERE) without *gasp* cell reception. Whatever the circumstances, you’ll be thankful you took the time to learn   Check your car’s […]

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“How to Tie a Versatile and Strong Knot for Many Uses”

This week we are talking all things survival skills. We’ll be breaking down some handy how-tos you need to know. Skill is what will save your life in a survival situation, and often times it is the simplest of skills that you have, which will be the most useful. Yesterday, we covered just How to Read a Compass and today we are taking it a step further and talking about tying knots. […]

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“How to Read a Compass”

Spring is officially here and we are itching with excitement to get outside and start adventuring. We’ve been talking a lot lately about how much we love a good hike and a camping getaway.  In a camping or outdoor adventure, do you want to follow the leader and watch someone else set up the tent, or do you want to be the girl who knows how to read a compass?  How to […]

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