The Power of Play No Comments

Why Getting Outdoors is So Important: Knowing the Power of Play Tips for Going to the Park Getting outside to play is something to embrace, not to ignore. If you’re going to get outdoors to play, you might as well make it count. Grab the kids and head outside for the day because getting outdoors is so important and the power of play is irreplaceable Read more

3 Nature Crafts with Kids 1 Comment

3 Fun Nature Crafts to do with Kids I have to admit that I am a huge Sharpie lover. If I see colors that I love, I have to buy them. I have a secret stash of Sharpie markers that I am not ashamed of. Something that my kids and I discovered was that Sharpies work really well in nature. Check out some of these Nature Read more

The Ultimate Guide to Hiking Boots 1 Comment

The Ultimate Guide to Hiking Boots Did you know, every day, the average adult takes between 4,000 and 6,000 steps? Hikers take more steps than that! With the first days of Fall underway, we are starting to feel a crispness in the air. The leaves are changing and it is a great time to get outdoors and explore nature. A good pair of hiking boots helps you Read more

How to Enjoy the Outdoors Responsibly No Comments

Leave No Trace For most people--- it’s a no brainer to enjoy the outdoors responsibly. Simple things come to mind like picking up trash, not messing with wildlife, and leaving things as you found them. However, some people really don’t know how to enjoy the outdoors responsibly. I’m here to share some tips about Leave No Trace with you to help make this possible! Respect Wildlife As Read more

Buzz Away Extreme 1 Comment

Buzz Away Extreme Imagine a product that could change the way you do things outdoors. If your family is anything like ours, we spend a lot of time outdoors. It’s amazing, but it does come with some consequences. Introducing Buzz Away Extreme. This is a really cool product that allows your family to have an eco-positive experience while outdoors. Here’s why you’ll see my family Read more

Pokemon Go Nature Walk No Comments

Pokemon Go Nature Walk: Making Digital And Real Life Discoveries Together Getting out and about in Nature is a wonderful added bonus attracting thousands of people today with the popularity of the new Pokemon Go app by Niantic. Depending on the location you live in, or where you decide to hike/bike to for your Pokemon Go adventure, there are literally no limits to the types of Read more

How to keep the outdoors close to your heart No Comments

Why the Outdoors is Close to My Heart If you follow my blog, you know I’m a nature-freak! I love to be outdoors and doing outdoorsy stuff. While most people keep momentous of their home or family inside of their home, I’m outside wracking up memories with my family. If I could bottle the beauty of the outdoors, I would. Here’s why the outdoors is Read more

5 Family Friendly Things to See and Do in Yellowstone No Comments

From the geysers, hot springs, and pools to the lakes, forests, and wildlife, Yellowstone National Park has something to excite every visitor! As a kid, I dreamed of visiting Yellowstone and have fond memories of the experiences I had there with my family.  I used up rolls and rolls of film taking pictures of the buffalo, bears, and elk that posed for us along the side Read more

Review: Burley Solstice Jogging Stroller No Comments

Disclaimer:  Go Adventure Mom received the product mentioned in this post for review purposes.  All opinions expressed are entirely my own. Are you trying to spend more time outdoors this summer getting into shape but also spending time with the kids? The Burley Solstice jogging stroller may be just what you need to get things moving. Check out why the Burley Solstice jogging stroller is the Read more

The Best Afternoon : Payson Canyon, Utah No Comments

I love to hike and camp so much that I could probably spend weeks at a time living out of a tent and exploring an area.  However these days, now that I have a 10-month old baby, usually our outings are pretty brief.  That doesn't mean that we can't have a great time in a few short hours.  My goal with The Best Afternoon Series Read more

Making Apple Cider No Comments

Urban Homesteader: Making Apple Cider Creates Memories My husband's on the road much of time for work, so often (due to my own exhaustion) my children’s outdoor adventures don’t extend outside of the parameters of our own property. We live on an acre and a half of an old orchard with 40 pear trees, 4 apple trees, 2 peach trees, 10 plum trees, chickens, rabbits, and a 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

Family-Focused Outdoor Living Plant bulbs now so you can "stop and smell the flowers" later... Awkwardly, people walked over my twins who were on the ground with their faces planted in the spring flower beds. The downtown sidewalks were filled with busy people heading to important places while my twins had stopped among the crowds to smell the flowers and to drink in every colorful bloom. Read more

Summer’s winding down, school’s starting, but there are still memories to be made. I remember picking apricots and apples from an orchard with my mom. It is an interesting memory since I am one of nine children. Most my memories consist of siblings acting out plays, being chased around the house, getting dog piled, and my personal favorite, creating a sloppiest kiss contest for my baby Read more