REVIEW: OSPREY PACO PACK {Please note, this is not a paid review. We bought this child carrier and received no incentive for field testing this product}   Field Testing in Grand Teton National Park This year  on our annual family trip to Teton National Park, I carried our daughter on two hikes in the Osprey Poco pack. She’s about 30 pounds and it proved to be a good workout. The day before Read more

Visit Colter Bay, Wyoming in Grand Teton National Park Colter Bay is located right on Jackson Lake in Grand Teton National Park. There is camping, cabins and tent cabins. There is a gas station, grocery store, laundry, showers and marina. Jackson Lake was a natural lake, but was enlarged when the dam was built. The lake is primarily fed by the Snake River. Our family has been going Read more

The Dalton Gang 2011 Our family has been going to Jackson for about 25 years. How is that possible, you may wonder, since we've only been married 11? Good question. Well, you see, both of our parents are friends and very early on in our childhood our families started going to Jackson Hole together. I must have been 10 or so? The summer I fell in love with Read more

I love photography. Over the last two years, I've saved to buy a new lens and am now in the market for a camera bag. When choosing a camera bag there are 5 things you should look for. 1. How does it protect your camera? 2. Is there room for additional lenses? 3. How big or small do you need it? Is it for day use or for travel? 4. Read more

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Gardening With Kids: Succulents Jordan Valley Conservation Garden hosted a lovely meet up where we learned mingled, took classes and had fun. I was excited to bring my friend for a night with out kids and learn a little about house decor from Leanne Jacobs and Succulents from Cynthia Bee. Succulents are my kind of plant. Why I love succulents: 1. You don't have to water them, they prefer Read more

Do you have a BUCKET LIST ? Today Karina Wetzel is going to share with us HOW TO START A BUCKET LIST. My name is Karina! I'm also known as the Bucket List Girl! I blog over at The Bucket List Girl, there you will find a little bit of everything! Recipes, Fashion posts, get inspired posts, Anything Bucket list, and so much more! I'm so excited to Read more

I've always wanted a family photo that included our furry four legged friends, but that seemed like crazy talk. Trying to get two kids + two dogs to smile and behave for a picture, forget about it. When the Daily Herold interviwed me for the upcoming BlogPaws social media & blogging conference I was at home dying with the flu. Then, when the reporter contacted us and Read more

In general, I try to be pretty even keel. I don't like to rock the boat. I don't like to be contreversial. Until yesterday. I was interviewed by JOCELYN NOVECK from the Associated Press. She was writing a response to the Time Article "Are you Mom Enough?" I'd like your honest feedback on this article. Are We Ready for a Cease-Fire in the Mommy Wars?  The issue isn't about breast feeding, Read more

About three years ago we cut our sons long baby curls. I did not know, at that time, what a milestone it was. When we cut those lovely curls, I did not cry. But three years later, knowing what that moment means in hindsight, I cry. It's a different day. A different time. My little boy at 15 months is now four. He now walks and talks. The song that reminds sums Read more