Put a Bucket on Your Brain – Why You Need a Helmet

    This winter (and every winter), you should be wearing a helmet for any sport that could get your noggin cracked. Ice skating, skiing/boarding, and sledding are the big ones. My kids look at me a little funny when I tell them they don’t need to wear one XC skiing, but maybe they should?!? I don’t […]

    Winter Gear for Kids 2017/18 – What They’re Wearing!

      Every year I like to pull together a round-up of the gear we are using and our thoughts on it. Winter gear for kids is so tough sometimes – it really is essential to have quality gear for happy kids and happy adventures. This year we are testing a really huge range of gear. As […]

      Giesswein Indoor/Outdoor Shoes for Winter Camping and Cozy Homes

        There’s something incredibly cozy about winter. To me, it means playing in the snow during the day and snuggling up to a good book or game or kid chaos (call it what you want) when the sun goes down early. There’s a bit of an art to staying warm and comfortable, and once you master […]

        Join the 365 Mile Challenge for 2018!

          What happens when over 1,000 people unite to complete one self-propelled mile a day? They create an outdoor movement. We kicked off our inaugural 365 Mile Challenge on January 1, 2017 and hoped we’d get a few hundred people to sign up. But we were blown away. Over 1,000 joined the challenge! Over the past […]

          Raising Gamers: Nurture through Nature

            Today Robyn Robledo from Nomads with a Purpose welcomes us on the blog. I love her perspective and the fact that she adventures with her 5 kids….which gives me hope that life will be easier with MY 5 as they get older! She also has some pretty stellar Family Adventure Road Trips that you can […]

            12 Days of Gear Giveaways: Day 12 *Win from Ella’s Wool, Wee Woollies & Oaki*

              Welcome to Day 12 of our annual 12 Days of Gear Giveaways! If you’re just finding us, be sure to click here to find all the giveaways. Have you seen this?!?! –> Be sure you check out our huge gift guide for gift ideas AND a little sneak peek into what is coming over the […]

              12 Days of Gear Giveaways: Day 11 *Win from Deuter, Pic’s & TrailFoody*

                Welcome to Day 10 of our annual 12 Days of Gear Giveaways! If you’re just finding us, be sure to click here to find all the giveaways. Have you seen this?!?! –> Be sure you check out our huge gift guide for gift ideas AND a little sneak peek into what is coming over the […]

                12 Days of Gear Giveaways: Day 10 *Win from Mountain Khakis, Vionic & Chaos*

                  Welcome to Day 10 of our annual 12 Days of Gear Giveaways! If you’re just finding us, be sure to click here to find all the giveaways. Have you seen this?!?! –> Be sure you check out our huge gift guide for gift ideas AND a little sneak peek into what is coming over the […]

                  12 Days of Gear Giveaways Day 9: Win from Bumbleride, Onya Baby & Biddle & Bop

                    Welcome to Day 9 of our annual 12 Days of Gear Giveaways! If you’re just finding us, be sure to click here to find all the giveaways. Have you seen this?!?! –> Be sure you check out our huge gift guide for gift ideas AND a little sneak peek into what is coming over the […]

                    12 Days of Gear Giveaways Day 8: Win from DucKsday, Stonz & KEEN

                      Welcome to Day 8 of our annual 12 Days of Gear Giveaways! If you’re just finding us, be sure to click here to find all the giveaways. Have you seen this?!?! –> Be sure you check out our huge gift guide for gift ideas AND a little sneak peek into what is coming over the […]