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Carry it or leave it behind?

Carry it or leave it behind?

This blog is part of our #redbudroadtrip series this summer, Life Lessons Learned in the Woods. One of my favorite parts of backpacking and canoeing trips is that you literally carry everything you need to survive. While I’m in love with this idea, it does present some challenges when packing. What do you carry, and what can you leave behind? Bring the essentials, leave the unnecessary stuff behind, right? Simple as that. Not always. For example: Food, water, shelter, those are given. But what about extra chocolate? A little wine? And should I take the thick fleece, the lightweight longsleeve...

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Try It Tiny!

Try It Tiny!

Maggie Daniels, founder of Try It Tiny (the AirBnB for tiny houses), shares with us what inspired her to start Try It Tiny and how it's a great way to have a thoughtfully clean adventure. Hi Red Bud Suds lovers!  My name is Maggie and while I have thoroughly enjoyed getting to know Aubrey, we have learned that our new-found friendship extends beyond smiles and is rooted in similar core values. I wanted to share a little background about me and my business, Try It Tiny, but keep an eye out for tiny living tips and tricks that can be applied...

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How to Successfully Take a Wilderness Shower

How to Successfully Take a Wilderness Shower

Showering in the woods can be done many ways, but in my experience there are a few things that will make the experience better, both for you and nature. Keep it simple. Less is better. Here's all you need: Redbudsuds shower bar, naturally. It's the one bar to rule them all! Our shower bars shampoo/condition your hair, and clean your body. They'll even clean your clothes too, in a pinch. Unlike other multi-purpose biodegradable camp soaps, Redbudsuds bars are designed for your hair so they won’t leave your hair feeling gross. Shoofah. This little mesh bag is the best. It keeps dirt from sticking...

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