2017 Cache Maintenance Tales

Once the weather starts to warm-up, and the snow and ice melt away, I start planning my annual cache check. I see this as a required responsibility as a cache owner, and I make it a point not to place any more caches during the new season until I know all my current ones are […]

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Our First CITO Event!

This past weekend, my husband and I traveled to Dickinson, ND for our first CITO Event! CITO means “Cache In, Trash Out” and is celebrated during Earth Day week. Geocachers receive a special souvenir symbolizing their efforts in keeping our “game board,” aka the earth, clean. We were excited to take a day to meet […]

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2017 Williston Sport and Rec Show: Geocaching Presentation!

Sharing my favorite hobby, aka geocaching, is absolutely awesome. In 2016, @VisitWilliston contacted me via Instagram to see if my husband and I were interested in giving a geocaching presentation at the Williston Sport and Rec Show. Well, of course we were! So after a successful talk and captivated audience, we were given another opportunity […]

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5 Perks of Winter Caching

As a northern North Dakota geocacher, a large portion of the year means winter caching. I don’t (always) let the white blanket of snow keep me inside under a quilt reading a book (even though I love this as a follow-up option to geocaching!). So, if you have the appropriate gear, brace yourself for the […]

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Hide a Geocache, Become a CO

Yay! A new CO (cache owner) is in the making! If you’re reading this to learn how to place your own geocache and have probably made about 50 finds, congrats! The following steps are how I hide each and every one of my traditional geocaches; however, there are more than one way to hide a […]

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10 Reasons to Host an Event Cache

My family hosted an event cache this past weekend, “Coffee and Caching,” and I thought I’d share reasons why you should consider hosting your own event cache. This was my second hosted event and fourth event that I’ve attended. This also helped me get closer to achieving one of my 2017 resolutions (hosting and/or attending […]

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Discover My Geocoin Collection!

Winter, for me, means trackables.* Since the weather here in western North Dakota can be rather chilly and the snow somewhat hazardous at times, we don’t geocache that often between the months of November and March. However, this does not mean I stop my geocacher mind ticking. I like to take this time to brainstorm hides, […]

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Sophia’s Travel Bug

Only true geocachers would worry about how they would document the geocaches their little one will find with the family. When Sophia was born in July 2016, I started brainstorming how to best keep track of the geocaches she helps Jangie (her father and me) find, because she will love geocaching. I just know it. […]

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2017 Geo-Resolutions

2017 has begun! A new year, with new possibilities, new opportunities and a chance at new goals. 2016 was by far my best year yet. My husband and I got to meet our daughter, our little love. We feel content. At peace with where we are in life. Happy to be together. However, we enjoy […]

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