My Custom Envy Blanket Review

Custom Envy Blanket

By Jessica Shouse

As a nature & landscape photographer, I was thrilled to get the opportunity to review a neat new company, Custom Envy, which you can check out at Here you can easily create your own high-quality custom photo products. You can choose from phone cases, blankets, drink tumblers, mugs, towels, journals, notebooks, clocks, and canvas prints.

As I was exploring the website, I created previews of several of the products using several of my photos. My favorite were read more

Improving your skin for the outdoors: DermRollers Review

DermRollers Review

By Jessica Shouse

My experience and DermRollers Review

You may have heard of microneedling. This noninvasive skincare routine “heals and restores skin by creating microscopic punctures on its surface, thereby stimulating the production of elastin and collagen and boosting the body’s natural healing response.” The new second-generation DermRoller is available now at

“DermRollers was founded by a dermatologist and a holistic health enthusiast when they discovered what they called the “Holy Grail” read more

A Review of the Pillowpak

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By Jessica Shouse

If you are looking for a new, super versatile on the go bag, the Pillowpak is it! “The World’s first travel bag centered around your pillow.” With a 3-day travel capacity Pillowpak was designed with the entire family in mind. “Born from the idea that home is where you pack it, Pillowpak is designed to accommodate a range of needs. Lightweight, expandable and multi-functional.” Perfect read more

Review of the Outbright Camping Pillow

Outbright camping pillow bag

By Jessica Shouse

The Outbright Camping rest we got on my recent trip

I was thrilled to hear Outbright, the makers of the amazing Camping Lantern recently reviewed here on Camping For Women are now offering a Camping Pillow. I was given the opportunity to test out the Outbright Camping Pillow on a recent camping trip with my Mother and 8-year-old son along the Blue River in Summit County, Colorado. I was yet again very impressed!

The product is super lightweight and came in a compact little bag. This makes for easy travel and storage. It even read more

COVID-19 Brings Large Operational Changes to Rocky Mountain National Park

Rocky Mountain National Park

By Jessica Shouse

Rocky Mountain National Park

Nestled in the quaint mountain town of Estes Park, Colorado, this park holds a very special place in my heart. I am blessed to live only about an hour away and also to have a job that takes me into town frequently. The beauty and splendor of Rocky’s peaks, waterfalls and lakes is unmatched. Rocky boasts breathtaking views of the Continental Divide and the famous Long’s Peak, which can be seen throughout the park. At over 12,000 ft above sea level, Rocky is famous for the highest, read more

Review of the Outbright Camping Lantern

By Jessica Shouse

When I took my new Outbright Camping Lantern on my last camping trip I fell in love! This super-compact lantern is the perfect light for your next backpacking, family camping or boating trip.

As dusk set in and I started to wind down for the night I pulled out the lantern and set it atop the table. It provided just the right amount of light I needed to get my campfire started. Once my fire was going, I grabbed my favorite book and kicked back in my favorite camp chair. Again, perfect read more

Outdoorsman Lab Sleeping Pad and Bag Review

sleeping pad and bag

By Jessica Shouse

If you are a lover of camping or backpacking having a good sleep system sleeping pad and bag, can make the difference between a long, cold night and a cozy, warm one. The OutdoorsmanLab UL Camping Sleeping Pad and Mummy Sleeping Bag sleep system come highly recommended for your next family camping trip or your next multi-week long thru-hike. I had the opportunity to test both products on a recent, solo fall camping trip up in the pine tree-filled hills of Colorado, read more

Sombrilla Ranch Retreat Review

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Experiencing Sombrilla Ranch, Pagosa Springs, Colorado, USA.

By Jessica Shouse

I was thrilled when I first received the email from Nicole of with the opportunity to go to Pagosa Springs, Colorado and review a new Glamping getaway spot. The Pagosa area had been on my Colorado travel bucket list for quite some time. After a few email exchanges, the opportunity evolved into a giveaway for the first-ever, Women’s Glamping Retreat at The Barn on Sombrilla Ranch.

The Barn on Sombrilla Ranch sits on a sprawling 500 acre, fully operating, read more

You Go by Yourself? What if Something Happens?

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By Jessica Shouse

What if? What if? What if?  As a mom, wife and female that loves to hike alone, I am often asked, what if something happens? Aren’t you scared? What if you see a bear? (I have, and lived to tell about it). I’ve had people tell me I am crazy & insane. I’ve had people ask, “your husband lets you go alone?” Yes, yes, he does. More on that in a minute. People politely inform me of all that could go wrong. Wrong turns, sprained read more

Camping Test of the new Wolf’em Sticks

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Wolf’em Sticks are a new, fun and effective way of cooking over a campfire.

By Jessica Shouse

One of my favorite things about Summer is camping and one of my favorite things about camping is hanging out with family & friends around the campfire. Roasting smores & cooking over the fire is a favorite past time. I was recently introduced to a new product that takes on a new twist on this classic outdoor activity, Wolf’em Sticks. I had the opportunity to test them out on our recent Spring read more

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