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Love Those Fresh Fruits, Don’t You? We all have been there. We pay those high in season prices for that succulent basket of blackberries. Only to have them turn moldy soon after you buy them. Blackberries along with many of the fruits of the summer season are high in all the things right for you.
-> Continue reading Keep Your Seasonal Fruits Fresher Longer
Choosing a Destination: Oh, What Should I Do? With such a variety of vacation choices out there, it can be incredibly hard for me to decide what to do. My mission at Gazettour is to tell you about the great outdoors and give you the information you need so you can: Explore.Live.Learn. I write about vacation ideas
-> Continue reading A Vacation for the Soul: Setting Sail on a Music Festival Cruise
Step One Break Away from Normal In 2016 my now husband, Chris, and I decided to forgo our typical family Thanksgiving events and head out on an adventure. That year we traveled to Red River Gorge in Kentucky, stayed above a shower house, and ate Thanksgiving dinner provided by a local pizza place. To
-> Continue reading Iceland: The Birth of an Idea and Packing ESSENTIALS
The Crescent City I’m not sure what Jean-Baptiste Le Moyne de Bienville, French explorer and the father of New Orleans, would think of the city he founded if he stood at the corner of Bourbon and St. Louis Streets on Fat Tuesday in 2018. More likely than not, Monsieur Bienville would, like many of today’s
-> Continue reading New Orleans: Where the Saints Went a-Marchin’ In
It’s Good to be King We at Gazettour think the best part of camping is the food. As a trailer-camping outdoorsman I like to keep my cooking easy, yes I said easy, but delicious enough to impress anybody around the campfire. Cast Iron cookware dates back to the seventh century. This type of cookware was on
-> Continue reading Be The King of Cast Iron, Cooking in The Century Old Cookware
Build the Perfect Mousetrap Mousetraps invented in the 1500’s, and emerging in the 1800’s the design we know today. The Mousetrap has been a necessary evil to get rid of those pesky critters who end up doing potentially severe damage to equipment not to mention the health risks. Here in the Midwest as the camping season
-> Continue reading Building a Better Mousetrap, The Yooper