12 Days of Gear Giveaways Day 8: Play Outside

    **Check here to keep up with all the giveaways for our 12 Days of Gear Giveaways Event!** We think there is nothing more important for kids than being able to BE a kid and play, play, play! Our giveaways today help make that just a little bit easier…. Oakiwear Personally I think that every kid […]

    How to Keep Babies Warm

      So, this post isn’t JUST about keeping babies warm in the winter, but really all kids. It’s the question I get most often from parents – how do we keep kids warm and happy outside? After 4 kids (which is really the same as 10, right?!?!), I can tell you this: Kids are WAY more […]

      Oakiwear Boots for Women *New*

        Oakiwear has been one of our favorite makers of kids’ gear for a few years now….but just this year they expanded to include some boots for women. We were given the opportunity to test our some of their new Noxen boots this fall and were pleasantly surprised. To be honest, when I first got them, […]

        O.F.F. Oakiwear Winter Gear

          **We’re bringing it back!!** 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. […]

          12 Days of Gear Giveaways – Day 7 (Favorite Gear for Kids)

            Effective, comfortable AND functional gear is a must for kids and happy adventuring. We believe in that whole-heartedly. We’re so proud to be able to give away a selection of our favorite favorites today!!   FIVE of you will win! DucKsday Rain Suit + Fleece from Ollie and Stella Outfitters  **Open to US only** We LOVE these […]

            Gear Up Kids for Winter: What I Tell My Family & Friends

              I have gotten at least an email a day over the past couple weeks of people asking for my best gear suggestions for kids. Obviously people are thinking about preparing for colder weather. I decided that this just means I have a post to write. This is exactly what I tell my family and friends […]

              O.F.F. Keep Kids Warm & Dry this fall with Oakiwear

                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. Oakiwear Swimwear + Nets + Giveaway & Coupon Code

                  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 […]

                  12 Days of Gear Giveaways Day 4: Adventuring Kids

                    In case you just found us, make sure you check out all of our giveaways as we celebrate 12 Days of Gear Giveaways here on the blog.  They are only open for 72 hours so you don’t want to miss any! We love kids’ sense of adventure and want to foster that as much as we possibly […]

                    Oakiwear Waders for Kids – Keep Kids Exploring!

                      **This post has been edited to include our thoughts on the neoprene waders from Oakiwear also** One of my very favorite parts of my “job” is the fact that I get to connect with real people who have real dreams that they get to see come to fruitation (after lots of hard work, of course). […]