Using Nature to Address “Mom Guilt” a.k.a. Shame 1 Comment

“Mom guilt” is not an uncommon phrase and experience for new and experienced mothers.  You might be thinking, “I don’t need another commentary to tell me why I shouldn’t feel guilty,” and want to click away.  No offense taken. I was writing this post to address “mom guilt,” and then I remembered what one of my idols, Brene Brown says when comparing the definitions of shame Read more

8 Myths About the Vegan Lifestyle No Comments

8 Myths About the Vegan Lifestyle Are you considering becoming a Vegan? If so, you may be curious about some myths you have heard. Those who are considering being a vegan want to know the ins and outs of the lifestyle. In our world, today, people put out myths about the Vegan diet. While doing some research, I was able to bust many myths about the Read more

Love is in the Air $1500 Giveaway 4 Comments

Our family has started a new tradition, it's called LOVE WEEK. For the entire week from February 10 -18 we are celebrating the love we have for ourselves and each other. Each family member picked a name at random and has a $5 spending limit. The idea is that they go around and do small acts of kindness and be a secret angel during the week. Read more

Heal Utah: Clear the Air Challenge No Comments

Jessica Reimer - HEAL Utah Jessica Reimer works as a policy associate for HEAL Utah focusing on air quality. According to data and information from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Utah ranks among the highest producers of toxic chemicals in the United State. Jessica looks at the policies for cleaning the air, and suggests what we as citizens can do to help. She’s participating in the upcoming 2018 legislature in Utah, Read more

4 Luxurious Villas You Should Consider in Mykonos No Comments

4 Luxurious Villas You Should Consider in Mykonos Indulging yourself in a trip to the Island of Mykonos this summer is something you’ll never regret. With a population of just over 10,000, you can ensure you’re going to get the relaxing vacation you crave for. However, if you fancy yourself as a bit of a party animal, Mykonos is also a very popular nightlife spot, and Read more

Hydration Tips for Moms No Comments

Hydration Tips for Moms In the everyday of life, moms forget to do one thing and that’s to take care of themselves. I cannot tell you how many days I forget to drink water. I’m so busy working and taking care of little ones that I forget to drink water. Here are hydration tips for moms. Keep water on hand I know some of you don’t drink tap Read more

Jake’s Nature Guide Review No Comments

Meet my friend Jake. He’s been featured on my site before. I’m so fond of his work that I wanted to share a little more about him. A while ago, Jake wrote a guest blog post for my site called “This Fall Your Kids Can Become Junior Naturalists.” If you don’t know what a junior naturalist is, you’re going to love reading this post and Read more

Heart Health Month Awareness For Women + Giveaway 1 Comment

Heart Health Month Awareness For Women Did you know that women have the potential for heart disease, just as much as men? Heart disease in women is not something that should just be written off. Heart Health Month Awareness for Women is right around the corner. Here are some signs you should keep an eye out for! We've got  giveaway for you as well, so read Read more

Insider Tips for Hiking Yellow Knolls Utah No Comments

Hiking Yellow Knolls Utah A few weeks ago my family was in St. George, UT for a quick getaway. We found a hike that is perfect for families. Yellow Knolls hike is in Red Cliff Desert Reserve and the trail head is a quick drive from downtown St. George. The Yellow Knolls trail head has plenty of parking, and we never saw any hikers or cars. 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

Online Family Ski School No Comments

Outdoor Family Ski School Skiing is a great way to get out and enjoy the winter weather, but it can seem intimidating or even dangerous. Not to worry! Our guest today is Alyssa Erickson from the Online Family Ski School. As you’ll find out, learning to ski doesn’t start on the hill. There’s lots to learn ahead of time to make sure your experience is a great Read more

PET Recycling Program in Nepal: How One Global Company Empowers Women No Comments

PET Recycling in Nepal Disclosure: Coca-Cola sponsored my travel, accommodations and other expenses to Nepal. I attended as an independent blogger who is passionate about empowering women (especially in the outdoor industry). All opinions are my own. Recycling in the United States is simple. We pay our recycling management to take our containers to the recycling plant. It’s a respectable job and we’re grateful we don’t have Read more

4 Tips For Skiing With Kids No Comments

Skiing with kids can be rewarding and fun, yet challenging!  Here are some tips and tricks that will get your family out enjoying time on the slopes. 1. Gear Buying ski equipment tends to get expensive, so I always look for sales, buy used gear, or borrow from friends or family members. Craigslist, 2nd Tracks, ski swaps, or garage sales are great resources when looking for used Read more