Turn Off the TV and Light the Fire!

    *This post is sponsored by Pine Mountain. We are proud to represent them this year as we make family memories around the fire!* It’s absolutely essential for families to spend time together. You hear us talk a lot around here about spending time together being active and outdoors, but there really is more to life […]

    National Geographic Kids + Ice Cream Expedition + Kids Almanac Giveaway

      As a mom, I am always looking for great ways for my kids to learn about the world around them, to get them outside and loving nature as much as possible and to minimize screen time as much as I possibly can.  I’m a big fan of books, library time (which we unfortunately have to […]

      Joining the Dublin Dog Ambassador Team + Giveaway

        We are proud to join the team over at Dublin Dogs, along with Katmai (the 90 pound yellow lab in our family), as Ambassadors.  We’ve used and loved Dublin Dog Gear for almost a year now, so are thrilled to now be representing them at a higher level. The Dublin Dog company began in 2006 […]

        Boba 4G and Hoodie Reviews + Giveaway

          We are so excited to be venturing into a HUGE project this summer reviewing and comparing some of the very best baby carriers on the market.  #bigbabywearingproject First up?  The Boba 4G.  Click on the image below to see the full review. We also are huge fans of the Boba Hoodie, and are excited about […]

          Stonewear Designs works for Pregnancy too! + A Giveaway

            I love that I will continue my Ambassadorship with Stonewear Designs even through this pregnancy.  While not everything fits nearly as well as it used to, there are a few key pieces that continue to be great.  Which is awesome because this season is my absolute favorite when it comes to Stonewear… I also join […]

            Swimming Progress Check in and SwimWays Cool Pool Toys

              We’re still working hard to get our kids to love swimming and being in water.  When we are on vacation (which we have been lately) we have taken extra steps just to get them into pools (indoor and outdoor) and give them time to play and practice swimming skills.  I am FINALLY seeing it pay […]

              Hiking With Kids

                This post was written for the Terramar Sports blog first and is now being shared here!  We are Family Ambassadors for Terramar and think they make fabulous and affordable layers for kids! Since we have been doing so much hiking around here lately, this was the perfect time for some hiking-with-kids reminders. Sometimes the most […]

                An Introduction to Swimways Swim Steps Products

                  As we mentioned previously on the blog, we are proud to be a part of the SwimWays Swim Team as an ambassador.  While we are still getting snow here, we will be slowly working into getting our kids in the water more and testing out our new SwimWays products as the weather warms up. This […]

                  Top Spring Ambassador Picks for Stonewear Designs

                    While we are still feeling a bit like we are in the middle of winter here, spring as sprung over at Stonewear Designs!  I asked my fellow Ambassadors to chime in and share their favorites from the new line this season.  As I have mentioned many times before, my personal opinion is that Stonewear has […]

                    Where to Find Us….and the Boba Vest (Review and Giveaway)

                      We’re taking a little break from the skiing series (though we still have some more gear to share with you as the week ends so stay with us!)  Speaking of staying with us, I wanted to just take a little time today to make sure you aren’t missing anything from around here.  We’re present (believe […]