Get Those Wheels Rolling….






    We start our mornings by moving. On our feet or on wheels. Sometimes I walk and the kids run along with me. More often, I walk and they ride their bikes. And some days we all ride and the babies nap. It’s for our physical health. But, really its more for sanity and the 99% […]

    Until Next Year #takeahike






      Thank you for joining us for the past 8 weeks as we hiked and gave away prizes and were inspired by YOU! We loved seeing your photos and reading your stories and feeling like we were hiking together. And you helped US get out on those weeks when we didn’t really feel like it (because […]

      Not to Late to Get Your #takeahike SWAG!






        The #takeahike challenge is not over yet, folks! We are going all the way through July with lots more opportunities to win big. In fact, we saved the biggest and most impressive prizes for the end. We hope you’re inspired to get out, bring a friend and trod that trail. We are loving the photos […]

        Celebrate Kids to Parks Day! + Baby Bjorn Giveaway






          This year is BIG in our National Parks as we celebrate the centennial, but there are many events leading up to the cumulation at the end of the summer. I am very excited about Kids to Parks Day, happening on Saturday, May 21st. As you know, our mission here is primarily to get entire families outside…and […]

          Happy Thanksgiving + GET READY!!!






            We’ve been working super hard and are taking off a couple days to enjoy our family for Thanksgiving before we start our HUGE 12 Days of Gear Giveaways on December 1st. If you haven’t already, be sure to check in HERE for all the details (this will be continually updated). But, before we go, we […]

            Merry Christmas from Our Family to Yours!






              We wanted to take the opportunity today to just thank YOU. For being a part of what we are doing here. For inspiring us. For helping us grow and learn and thrive. From our family to yours, we wish you a very Merry Christmas. We will be unplugging for a bit for the sake of […]

              Reconnecting with the Spirit of Adventure






                These (Ann’s) finger tips have been quiet at the keyboard for months. When life’s challenges and questions raise their red flags of battle, my personal M.O. is silence. This silence fuels discernment. The saying “When it rains, it pours,” sure stands true. I’d like to reply to this saying, however, that when it rains and […]

                Falling in love with SUPing + Lucky Bums Coupon Code






                  We hike, we camp, we run, we bike, we ski, we sled and we WANT to become family boaters. Mtn Papa and I both grew up on the water (in Wisconsin and Alaska respectfully) and miss it a great deal. We just haven’t taken the big leap before this summer to get our kids out […]

                  New Stickers!!! Want one?






                    Yes, we would LOVE to have you help us spread the word about Tales of a Mountain Mama!   We simply ask the following: Send us a self addressed, stamped envelope to the address below Please include a $1 donation to cover the sticker(s) Let us know how many you would like (happy to send […]

                    #marvelousmoms – Annette






                      This week before Mother’s Day is an exciting one on Tales of a Mountain Mama! We are eager to celebrate moms all week long. We’re honoring #marvelousmoms in the thick of it: stay-at-home-moms, working moms, entrepreneur moms, outdoorsy moms, beach moms, mountain mamas, and every type of mama in-between. We’re celebrating you. We all have […]