*Guest Post* Family Hiking: Have a Destination in Mind

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It is certainly not too late in the year to hike.  While the snow is certainly on its way (depending on what area of the country you are) the cooler temperatures and traveling wildlife make conditions ideal for comfortable longer hikes.  Today we welcome Andy Hawbaker on the blog with some of his own tips […]

Where we’ve been….

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In case you have missed some of our posts over on Facebook, there is a (really) good reason why things have been so quiet here on the blog lately.  We have been working tremendously hard getting our family moved into our permament home in Yellowstone National Park and finding some semblance of “settled”.  It is […]

This Moment….

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*No words necessary, just a precious moment from our life*

Running through Barriers + A Premier Protein Giveaway

Family shot after my recent (and first) 10K finish

I find myself coming back to the topic of running again and again recently because it truly has been an outlet to get through some tough (but completely normal) life STUFF.  Stuff like the busyness of being a stay-at-home mom, fighting the battle of insufficient sleep and extra weight from a “bed-rest” pregnancy (over a […]

An interview with St. Bernard Sports (Plus win a $100 Gift Card!)

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  Today we have a little bit of a different guest post as we highlight another great company dedicated to helping people find gear that fits them and their outdoor lifestyle.  While St. Bernard Sports is far from us here in the West (with stores located in Texas), they do have an online shop.  I […]

Catching the Moments

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I feel like I reflect on this often: how busy life can be, how many of the little things that are so easily lost in the hustle and bustle. Part of my struggle as a mom is to recognize the need that, more than anything else, my kids (and my husband) need to know that […]

Top it Off! Hat styles for 2012 (+ Giveaways)

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It’s hat season! And there are an abundance of great hats out there for women, men and kids (WAY more than I can show you here)! I wanted to show you some of the top ones for fall this year (and give you a chance to win a few of them too.)  In the chart […]

Still Time to Camp!

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Despite the dropping temperatures and changing conditions, there is still plenty of time to camp/hike/explore without putting some boards on your feet (AKA skis, snowshoes, etc.)  In fact, this is our very favorite time to camp and hike (if you haven’t noticed that from previous posts….)  The crowds are quieter, the bugs are non-existent, the […]

Mount Washburn, KEEN Bryce and Patagonia R1

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Make sure to check out our trail report for Mount Washburn in Yellowstone and the gear (Patagonia R1 hoody and KEEN Bryce hiking shoes) that I LOVED especially on that hike (and the rest of the day too…) Have a fabulous weekend!!

Show off your Kid Adventurers!

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Back in September, we posted the winners of our super successful “How do YOU wear YOUR kids?” photo contest.  Over the past few weeks, Multisport Journeys has been working hard to take those photos and turn them into images that anyone can buy.  We’re fans of the idea of promoting what you LOVE to do […]

Organize that Adventure, Mama!

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Get organized with a little help from SugarSNAP and Overland Equipment (plus a coupon code and giveaway too!)

Extending #mtnbirthdaybash Contest/Giveaway Deadlines

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We’re extending the deadlines for all the Mountain Birthday Bash giveaways and contests!