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Sarah Kirkconnell (sarbar) - BPL Forum Member

My Locale In the shadow of Mt. Rainier
About Me Love to hike, backpack, snowshoe, cook and 4 wheel. If it is outdoors, I am happy! Love hiking most, preferably with a light pack and a sunny alpine meadow ahead of me.
My husband and I run / and our frequently updated blog at as well as my personal blog
We are the authors of 3 outdoor cookbooks and the people behind FBC.
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All Forum Posts by Sarah Kirkconnell

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So ummmmmmm
How exactly do you get your food without it being in plastic at some point? I buy nearly all of our food in bulk (for example via Bob's Red Mill) and most bulk comes in plastic bags. It is just...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » bpa and now ea free plastic conciousness
February 16, 8:21pm

Re: Less is more...but is it enough?
For many years I lived with so little I could move in one load, in my SUV. Even with a kid. Not so the same anymore these days. I live in a 2600 ft or so sized house now, with 3 kids and 2 home off...

In Chaff » Less is more...but is it enough?
February 16, 3:14pm

Re: Ditched my useless cellphone You were being ripped off. Just saying. A 10 year old phone? I pay around $30 a month for each line we have (4) on TMobile and get unlimited texting, nearly unlimited data and enough ...

In Chaff » Ditched my useless cellphone
February 16, 10:21am

Re: Re: Less is more...but is it enough?
"how to perfectly load your dishwasher" I just shivered. They make medication for that level of OCD.......

In Chaff » Less is more...but is it enough?
February 16, 10:09am

Re: Re: Re: OMG
Doug, you should try pistachio butter...drooling. Freaking expensive but worth it.

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » OMG this stuff is so fricking good
February 13, 4:02pm

Re: Hmm
You could always use thinner sandwich bags as well....

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Apple Cinnamon Raisin Fritter Recipe
February 12, 10:41am

Re: naive youth
Ben, I was pretty much that way in college - fresh, excited and ready to take on the world - without real knowledge of how the world ran. At 41...I put my energy into things I can actually chang...

In Chaff » Long Distance Hiking has no Brand
February 12, 10:39am

Re: Long Distance Hiking has no Brand
Jack, it is definitely not an easy thing to learn - social media advertising is a tricky business. The business wants to get the word out, but spend as little as possible, yet all the while control...

In Chaff » Long Distance Hiking has no Brand
February 11, 6:43pm

Re: Long Distance Hiking has no Brand
Reading it....I actually DO agree with her. What she found out was the painful side of working with companies - and of selling your soul. It is flattering in many ways when companies approach you -...

In Chaff » Long Distance Hiking has no Brand
February 11, 8:37am

Re: Best Winter Breakfast (without cooking)
There is so much you could be eating in morning that doesn't require cooking, nor cleanup. Since you boil water for coffee, anything FBC will work just fine. Think cheesy loaded potatoes, bacon...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Best Winter Breakfast (without cooking)
February 09, 10:25am

All Reader Reviews by Sarah Kirkconnell

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Maruchan Ramen
I use the noodles as a base. If you use them as "instant pasta" you will have fast and easy meals. I take the ramen block and 1/4 cup of freeze dried vegetables, then cover with boiling wate...

In Foods - Prepackaged Meals & Side Dishes
September 08, 8:56am

Guyot Designs Firefly
I picked up a Firefly a couple weeks ago on a whim. I figured it would be a fun toy, and maybe make the one Lexan bottle I carry a bit more multi purpose. I tried it out recently. (it was used on a s...

In Lights - Flashlights & Headlamps
March 18, 10:16pm

Luna Bars Sunrise
As noted, I am not a fan normally of "energy bars". But, Sunrise Luna Bars are very, very good! Aimed at women, and designed for breakfast, they are good anytime of the day. They are ...

In Foods - Energy Bars, Gels, and Drinks
March 10, 11:25pm

Jocalat bars (by Larabar) Chocolate
Recently I was sent an entire box of Larabars from the company, with every flavor in it. It had in it all the JOCALAT bars also. I love Larabars already, and the JOCALAT ones? Even more. The coffee fl...

In Foods - Energy Bars, Gels, and Drinks
March 07, 4:59pm

Garmin Foretrex 201
My husband bought me one for this years Christmas. I wondered how much I would like or hate it. After having around a month to play with it, I can say I love it! It took me awhile to figure out...

In Navigation Gear & Accessories
January 20, 9:02am

Laura's Wholesome Junk Food All Flavors
I found at a local organic grocery in my town, and fell in love with them. They come in 7 ounce tubs, with a long shelf life. They can be easily repackaged ...

In Foods - Energy Bars, Gels, and Drinks
January 09, 10:46pm

Fantastic Foods Instant Black and Brown Beans
I have been using FF's instant beans for at least 10 years now. A box stretches out and makes a couple meals on the trail. For use in burritos, bean dips and soups/chowders they are great. The ...

In Foods - Prepackaged Meals & Side Dishes
January 07, 10:10pm

Just Tomatoes Just Veggies
You can find the Just Tomato line at most REI's, in natural food stores and online, thru their website, My favorite product by them is their Just Veggies blend. It comes i...

In Foods - Prepackaged Meals & Side Dishes
January 07, 10:04pm

Kelty Illusion, Women's
I bought my Illusion when it came out, in 2004. For the most part, it is my winter and hauler pack when I need space. The pack is 3500 ci, and weighs in at the advertised weight of 3 lbs 6 ounces....

In Backpacks - Internal Frame
January 07, 9:00pm

Mountain Safety Research (MSR)
MSR's customer service, along with their parent company, Cascade Designs, has fantastic customer service. They warrantied a Sweetwater filter that started blowing water out of the side (the one th...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
December 13, 10:42pm