For the Love of Mom + A Chance to Win Big!






    We all have a mom in our life, whether we are one, we were raised by one, we are married to one, or we love one. And Mother’s Day is coming up – what a perfect opportunity to share what they mean to us.  More than anything – I hope to some extent this blog […]

    It’s Cozy-Up Weather!






      The temperatures are dropping, the heat is on and the slippers are officially out. This year I have mixed feelings about winter. I love the snow and skiing and sledding and most things cold and winter. But, I also know that the days are shorter and it’s harder to get everyone outside (at least as […]

      #ThankfulforFamilies Instagram Contest






        We have been working behind the scenes for weeks now to try and put together a massive Instagram photo contest to celebrate being thankful, families and great prizes.  Believe me, it’s been a bit of a task to coordinate everything, but we think we have it down.  We hope you’ll participate all week leading up […]

        Celebrating Biking for Families + Big Giveaways!






          This week is all about celebrating biking for families.  Kids biking, parents biking, siblings biking, grandparents biking and the family dog following along…. You get the idea! I am very excited to be doing this in conjunction with a few of my favorite companies/people:  My Outdoor Alphabet, The Axel Project, Rocky Mountain Rags, Lazer Sport […]

          National Hammock Day is NEXT Week!






            You don’t want to miss this opportunity! 🙂

            Happy Birthday to Tales of a Mountain Mama!






              It’s a bit mind-boggling to me that it has been (or only been) a whole year of this blogging adventure.  And what a year it has been.  We’re going to be celebrating all week here on the blog with some great recaps, highlighting of our sponsors, showing off those companies we are Ambassadors for and […]

              “How do YOU carry your kids?” Photo Contest






                We wear our kids.  A lot.  Our soft structured carriers, back packs and strollers allow us to get out there and move.  We depend on them heavily. We also know that we are not the only ones!  We want to see how YOU carry your kids on YOUR backs!  Carrier? Backpack? Piggyback Rider? We’re doing […]

                Winter in July Photo Contest Winner






                  Winner of our “Winter in July” photo contest!






                  Winter in July Event: Let’s Cool Things Down!






                    We’re cooling things down this week and talking all things winter-related. Watch for great guest posts, gear giveaways and a photo contest on Pinterest.






                    Reflections on Screen Free + Contest






                      Screen Free.  Possible?   Did you take full advantage? Did you take advantage at all? Did you find it easier or tougher than you thought it would be? Did you decide it was silly and there were no benefits? After a full week, Mtn Papa and I sat down just to reflect a little bit […]