Category Archives: The Natural World

Thyme is one of my all time favorite herbs, and if you can only grow one herb at home, this is the one to grow!

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A little heat is all you need to harness the essence of an herb and infuse it into the oil of your choice. Once your oil is made you will find an endless range of uses for your herb oils including cooking, medicinal, aromatic, and more.

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Anyone who heads into the outdoors should, at minimum, know the survival rules of three’s. This set of rules provides essential information about your immediate needs and the priority that items should be addressed in a survival situations. This post includes a great infographic to help you learn the rules.

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Tread Lightly! and Leave No Trace both offer the foundations for reducing your impact during your encounters with the natural world. While The Chipka House offers training in both programs up through Instructor Trainer, when we conduct our wilderness based…

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