Best Hiking Boots for Women: A Mom’s Take on Minimalist Footwear – Xero DayLite Hiking Boot Review No Comments

Best Hiking Boots for Women As a Colorado mom, it is common to transition from the grocery store and children's play dates to the outdoors.  Finding the right clothes and shoes to make the transition, while not looking grungy, can be challenging.  Luckily, Xero shoes provides an easy transition, without the clunkiness of an average hiking boot. Xero DayLite Hiking Boot Review Xero shoes is a brand that Read more

4 Tips for Playing in the Snow No Comments

Playing in the Snow Playing in the snow is a must for most kids. Seeing the white stuff fall from the sky is amazing! It’s so amazing that your kids need to get out there and experience it firsthand. Here are some tips for when you allow your kids to play in the snow. Dress warm When playing out in the snow, the first step in dressing warm! Read more

Thermarest Tent Review No Comments

Therm-a-Rest Tranquility Tent: 6-Person 3-Season Review Therm-a-rest Tent Review What if you could camp in comfort? Tents from Therm-a-rest allow you to do just this. The thing I love about these tents is that they are easy to set up. However, they are also luxurious and spacious. Just because your camping, it doesn’t mean you can’t have everything you want or/need in a tent. Therm-a-rest is a well Read more

Biodegradable feeding solutions No Comments

My kids are getting older and they are also getting harder on products. I have searched high and low for products that are not only awesome, but that last a while. I have found that and more through JJ Rabbit. This is a brand focused on creating feeding products that kids will love. CUPPIES®- You will love everything about these awesome cups. At the bottom Read more

Family Travel: Pop-up Books New York, London and Paris No Comments

Lonely Planet Kids - Pop-Up New York, London, and Paris If there is something my kids LOVE to do, it is read. There is always a book in my oldest hands, which I love. One of our favorite books is Lonely Planet Kids! They actually have released several new pop up books that your kids may just fall in love with as well. Stay tuned to Read more

Joovy Caboose Ultralight Graphite Stroller Review No Comments

It seems like just yesterday that the new school year was beginning and we were sending out little ones off on their first day. Now, the school year is coming to a close and the summer months are stretching before us with the promise of endless fun and a new batch of memories waiting to be made. For several months now my family and I Read more

Finding your tribe No Comments

OUTESSA SUMMIT #SWEATYDIRTYHAPPY Imagine traveling all the way from Florida to camp for the weekend on the top of a mountain. You don't know a single person but decide to go anyway. When you get there, you connect with women that are like you, they get you. This is your tribe!  This is what happened to Lindsey at Outessa Summit at Powder Mountain earlier this month. I Read more

4 Simple Tips for Family Camping

  Family Camping Tips Now is the perfect time for family camping. The weather has cooled down and it is more tolerable to be outside. My family loves to camp. You’ll notice we camp a few times a year! I wanted to share 4 Simple Tips to Family Camping that will make your camping adventure more enjoyable! Reserve Your Campsite You would be surprised as to how much everyone Read more

Why the Carnegie Science Center Should Be on Your List #VisitPITTSBURGH No Comments

It seems to me that my family REALLY loves science. My boys could have stayed at the Carnegie Science Center all day and would have been super happy. My family had the chance to spend about 4 hours at the Museum and we had a blast. My kids are ages 7,5,3, and 1 and each one of us had a blast, including my husband and I. Read more

Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh #VisitPITTSBURGH No Comments

My family was in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania this past week. There were TONS of things to do, but we had to narrow it down to only a few things, since our time there was so short. Our first stop on the list was the Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh. We stayed at the Hampton Inn & Suites Pittsburgh-Downtown and had a great time, but the hotel was within Read more

The Best Gear for 2016 1 Comment

2016 OUTDOOR RETAILER SUMMER SHOW WINNERS The Best Gear of 2016 This past week we attended the Outdoor Retailer Summer Show in Salt Lake City and got a sneak peek of new products for the Spring 2017 Season. Over 1,500 exhibitors share their latest and greatest products. While we love getting an insider preview to new products, my favorite part of the Outdoor Retailer Show is connecting Read more

 Sunscreen Tips for Kids by Kids 1 Comment

Tips for Getting Kids to Wear Sunscreen I have never had luck with getting my kids to let me put sunscreen on them. As they get older, it’s getting better. However, I have started to get a little more creative with getting my littlest to wear sunscreen. Here are some things we have tried and that have worked. #1. Let them put it on themselves. As long Read more

When it comes to sleep, my family doesn’t mess around. Whether we’re camping or just trying to stay comfortable we only want the best. Check out some of the ways my family stays comfortable throughout the summer while enjoying the outdoors! Thermarest Summer Blanket Auriga Down helps make sleeping restful. Sleek design, warmth, and comfort make this the ultimate sleeping bag. My whole family loves this summer Read more