10 Ways to Celebrate National Great Outdoors Month

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Nature is calling and you must go! June is designated as national Great Outdoors Month® which encourages us to connect with the essence of the natural world. Escape the indoors and experience first-hand the educational, economic, and health benefits of being outside. Why is it important to get outside? Just a generation ago, kids spent […]

Plan a Couples Retreat in Maryland

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When was the last time you and your love took a respite on life? Between work and family, it’s easy to get caught up in the day to day schedules and forget to spend time as a couple. If this sounds like you, maybe it’s time to consider a couples retreat. The best part: you […]

Winter Fun at Deep Creek Lake

If you like fresh crisp air, wintertime in the mountains is a great time to reconnect with nature, family, and friends. If you need ideas to keep the crew entertained, we’ve got you covered. The Deep Creek Lake area has an abundance of outdoor and indoor activities to celebrate winter. Bring your gloves, hat, and […]

How to Repurpose, Reclaim, and Reuse Everyday Items

We can always do more to consume less. Re-using everyday items in your home can save you money, waste, and time. As more cities begin to adopt bans on plastic shopping bags and bottles, consumers are making an effort to be aware of their own ecological footprint. With a clever and innovative approach, identify things […]

Sustainable Gift Ideas for Travelers

Do you have a perpetual traveler on your holiday gift list? Let us help you find the perfect gift that is both travel smart and eco-friendly. Sustainable travelers know the importance of mutual respect and the impact their presence makes on the environment, society, and economy of the places they go. They also know ways […]

Ecotourism Ideas for Your Honeymoon

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The honeymoon is just as important as the wedding day. Once the big day is over you can take a deep breath and enjoy your first vacation as a married couple. When you travel, you can lessen your footprint with simple eco-friendly tourism practices. Thoughtful travel helps one appreciate and savor the opportunity to embrace […]

Eco-Friendly Ways to Celebrate Earth Day 2018

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What are your plans on Earth Day? Celebrated annually on April 22, Earth Day is a gentle reminder that living on our planet is a calibrated balance of privilege and responsibility. We at Blue Moon Rising respect and adore our planet and take great strides to improve our relationship to all things natural. Here are […]

Host a Company Retreat at Blue Moon Rising

Outdoor Company Retreat

Why do employers host company retreats? For the most part, it brings perspective, ideas, and vision to the whole company. However, the benefits of a company retreat go beyond the scope of team-building exercises and the ability to think outside the box. A company retreat galvanizes relationships, exposes hidden talents, and creates an atmosphere of […]

Minimalist Packing List for a Weekend Get-away

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Do you overpack when you take a trip or go on vacation? Chances are, we all take more than we need to travel. If you want to lessen your load and travel like a minimalist, with a little practice you can embrace more with less. We’ve collected our favorite tips to help you pack for […]

Cut Energy Costs Day

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As a national movement, January 10 is #CutYourEnergyCostsDay, a way to bring awareness to the benefits of energy conservation, not only for you, but for the environment too. Reduction of your energy use can lower your utility needs and costs, and therefore, effectively reduce your carbon footprint. Your energy actions impact your home, community, and […]