May 2009

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  • Travel

    Get gear

    Our staff-tested picks for the latest, greatest stuff you need to make your camping trip comfy and fun. Plus: Print our must-have camping list

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  • TRAVEL

    Must-have camping items

    Get our printer-friendly checklist of camping essentials

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  • Travel

    Roughing it easy

    Get a wilderness experience ― without all the work ― on a New Mexico drop-camp adventure

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  • Food and Wine

    All fired up

    Plan on some amazing meals from chefs in the West who love to camp

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  • TRAVEL

    See Boulder by bike

    There’s no better place than Boulder to cycle your way into spring. In the northern edge of North Boulder – NoBo – great rides and even better coffee come together

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  • TRAVEL

    48 hours in Eugene

    Don’t miss this enlightened town when the rhododendrons are in bloom

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  • Food

    1 easy recipe, 4 great cakes

    Sharing one big, perfect dessert is a wonderful way to mark a special day. Just pick your favorite flavor and start baking!

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  • Food

    Spring white sale

    You can’t beat the prices now on warm-weather wines. Add three easy dips, and start a party

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  • Food

    Picnic paradiso

    Kick off your sandals with family and friends, and dig into this make-ahead Italian spread

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  • BACK PAGE

    The wetsuit

    Invented in the West nearly 60 years ago, it’s must-have gear for playing in the Pacific

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  • TRAVEL

    Phoenix’s cutting-edge gardens

    Step into our favorite spots for nature lovers in the outdoor gardens of Phoenix.

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  • Travel

    Happy together

    All of Seattle has gone mad for communal dining. An evening at the Corson Building, when a simple meal becomes a boisterous dinner party, makes it clear why

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  • Travel

    British invasion

    You don’t have to fly to Heathrow for a taste of the U.K. Here’s where to find swinging London in L.A. The best places to eat, stay, and shop in Santa Monica's Little Britain

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  • Travel

    Pick up an accent

    Shopping for handmade and vintage housewares with Bay Area author and designer Meg Mateo Ilasco.

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  • Travel

    L.A.'s 99-Cent Chef

    Billy Vasquez―a.k.a. the 99-Cent Chef―dishes on inexpensive dining in L.A.

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  • Travel

    Your Place in the City

    These new downtown hotels are all the excuse you need for a mini getaway that will remind you why you fell in love with Seattle.

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