The Best Cycling Routes in Ireland No Comments

The Best Cycling Routes in Ireland Over the past decade, Ireland has steadily become obsessed with cycling. Whether you’re old or young, cycling is a pastime that everyone can enjoy. Whether you prefer scenic cycles, guided tours,  short sprints or even a quick urban loop, there are plenty of options throughout Ireland. All over the country, numerous official cycling routes are being established. They vary in Read more

Basic Bike Safety Tips for Everyone No Comments

  Helmet Spex by Liberty Sport -- Bike Safety For Everyone Tis the season for everyone to start riding bicycles. While it’s a great time to be out and about, it’s actually a scary time for cyclists. It’s time to take safety back. Check out these bike safety tips for everyone. Look both ways before crossing. Always look both ways before crossing. Since most cars should look both ways Read more

Creating Family Travel Traditions 1 Comment

When I was young… Time flies, doesn’t it? It’s hard to believe that I’m raising my own kids. This past weekend I was able to meet with my long time friend from Denmark. It was so great to see her as a grown woman, married with children of her own. It made me feel so nostalgic. Growing up family travel become part of our DNA because Read more

What you might not know about your auto insurance and bike coverage. By: Torr Leonard at Answer Financial It’s spring time which means great bicycling weather upon us! May is also National Bike Month, which means we’ll be seeing a lot more bike racks out on the road. Have you ever wondered what happens when a bicycle is stolen or damaged while on your car’s bike rack? Do you Read more

MyKick by Burley - Review Those looking for balance bikes for young children best check out the MyKick by Burley. They are the manufacturers of bikes and biking gear that is perfect for families. I had the opportunity to review one of them and wanted to tell you all about this product. Little Assembly Required The MyKick is a great balance bike for children ages 3 and up. Read more

Reasons Kids Should Wear a Helmet No Comments

Reasons Kids Should Wear a Helmet (Helmet Safety) It seems harmless enough to allow your child to ride a bike or scooter without a helmet, but the truth is that there are dire consequences. Children should be as safe as possible when doing any sort of “activity” that requires movement on wheels. Check out some of these reasons as to why kids should be wearing a Read more

How to choose a BIKE TRAILER that fits your family Have you searched high and low for a bike trailer to help haul the little ones around? There are a lot of options when it comes to choosing a bike trailer, which is why you need to know the ins-and-outs of the bike trailer world. 1. Go for Comfort Although you won’t be riding in the bike trailer, Read more

Madsen Bike Review 4 Comments

Off to Church! Madsen Bike Review Simply stated, I love my Madsen bike.  My husband travels a lot, and even when he’s home he’s still working hard and rarely available to take the kids so I can get out for an hour, so my kids are always with me.  Before any of my kids were in school, my Madsen was one of the few things that Read more

The D’Lite by Burley-Review Being an outdoor enthusiast means loving the outdoors no matter the weather. I seem to find a way to enjoy the outdoors through hiking, camping, skiing, biking, walking, along with a myriad assortment of other outdoor activities and adventures. Doing the things that I love to do outdoors did become a little harder once I had children, however, it is not impossible. Read more

Top Adventures Before School Starts 1 Comment

Top Adventures Before School Starts School is just around the corner and if you're like me you may want to squeeze in a few more outdoor adventures before the weather starts to cool and the days get shorter. Here are a few suggestions: Hike "Research shows that hiking has a positive impact on combating the symptoms of stress and anxiety" says Gregory A. Miller, PhD, president of the Read more

Head to the Deer Valley Music Festival No Comments

Head to the Deer Valley Music Festival Abandon your typical weekend activity (for us it's dinner and the latest blockbuster) and take the entire family to the Deer Valley Music Festival.During the 2004-2007 seasons I worked at the Utah Symphony and Opera's Deer Valley Music Festival. In my opinion, there are three reason to return every year: 3 Reasons to Return to the Deer Valley Music Festival   1. Read more

  Keeping Kids Active This is our first full week of summer. This week we've been focused more on having a plan to keep the kids happy and busy. Kids Adventure Games is one venture that I plan on looking into as I plan on keeping kids active while having fun! My goal everyday is to wear this kids out and spend as much time outdoors as possible. Looking Read more

I want to do this. I can do this. One hundred adventures in 2014! By my pathetic math estimation that’s a different adventure every three days or so. Genius! This idea is not my own. I read about this amazing Aussie couple who were worried that their two daughters spent too much time inside. So they ditched TV for 100 outdoor activities. I can't wait. And you can follow Read more