Winter Boots for Kids






    Over the past 7 years we have had SO many boots come through this house. And winter boots are a big thing – they are sometimes the difference between a really good day and an outdoor “failure”. I will keep updating this post as we try out new boots over the years and really put […]

    Water Shoes for the Family (Our Favorites from Summer 2016) + Giveaway






      The summer heat is only getting worse as we head into August, and for us, that means lots of time in the water. However, most places around here aren’t soft sand and worry-free walking. So, I insist my kiddos wear shoes as much as a possible. Between elk and bison scat, snakes, sharp rocks and […]

      O.F.F. KEEN CNX Shoes for Kids






        O.F.F. = Outdoor Fashion Friday.  Our (almost) weekly segment featuring our favorite styles for the season. Everything I share are pieces that can be worn all day long and stand up to the “use and abuse” of serious adventures. As a family, we appreciate clothing that is worth our hard-earned money. It’s what we wear […]

        O.F.F. Great Summer Shoes that Protect Your Toes






          I know it’s not Friday, but sometimes life happens and Monday FEELS like Friday! O.F.F. = Outdoor Fashion Friday.  Our (almost) weekly segment featuring our favorite styles for the season. Everything I share are pieces that can be worn all day long and stand up to the “use and abuse” of serious adventures. As a […]

          O.F.F.: Some of my Favorites + Giveaway






            OFF = Outdoor Fashion Friday. Now you know!  Our (almost) weekly segment featuring our favorite  styles for the season. Everything I share are pieces that can be worn all day long and stand up to the “use and abuse” of serious adventures. While I am far from a “fashionista”, I appreciate clothing that is worth […]

            Layering up Kids for Cold Weather






              It’s coming. Winter will be here before we all know it (or you may in the midst of it like we are…), and the key to happy kids outside is keeping them warm.  While the techniques may change just a little depending on the age of the kids and how well they are able to […]

              Best Kicks for Kids






                While I know many people have already spent the big bucks on getting their kids set up for school, I couldn’t resist sharing some of our favorites from this spring/summer/fall.  While all our reviews are done on boys (sorry, that’s what we have here!), most of these shoes also come in “girl” colors. Disclaimer: I […]

                Best Clothing to Keep Kids Cool + Giveaway






                  Happy Monday after a long holiday weekend!  If you are anything like us, this is the time of the year where the heat can be sweltering.  For me, that “sweltering” is around 80 degrees (am I a wimp in the heat or what?!?! I blame it on my Alaskan upbringing); for most people, keeping it […]

                  Great Shoes for Kids






                    We’re getting back into the swing of things around here and wanted to be sure you didn’t miss a few recent reviews on some of our favorite shoes for kids.  We have put countless miles on all of these this fall and winter and finally feel ready to tell you all about them.  Click on […]