Jan and Jul Snow Gear Review

Two kids wearing Jan & Jul Winter Gear

Staying warm and dry is key to making winter fun for kids if you live in a cold climate (like most years here in Minnesota). High quality snow gear can transform a dark, cold and snowy winter of everyone going stir crazy inside, into one full of fresh air, fun and worn out kids. Jan … Read more

Lake Superior Adventures with Young Kids

Two kids throwing rocks into calm water of Lake Superior.

I first spent time on Lake Superior in my early 20s when I went on a fishing trip with friends in the Apostle Islands. A little over a year after that I moved to Minnesota and was able to continue to explore the shores of the lake and learn to love the many adventures it … Read more

27 Great Gifts for Outdoorsy Guys 2023

Dad pulling kids on a sled behind a fat bike

Buying gifts for the outdoorsy significant other, brother, friend, or uncle in our lives can be hard! There are so many brands, gadgets, and options out there! Plus there are so many outdoor hobbies. We have surveyed a whole bunch of dads and guys who love outdoor adventures. We have created a list of 27 … Read more

Canoe Camping

Two kids wearing life jackets and woman in bow of canoe on a lake.

How to Start Canoe Camping With Kids Canoe camping is a fun and family friendly way to introduce kids to backcountry camping. It is a great way to get a wilderness camping experience without having to carry all of your family’s gear (and your kids) on your back. Imagine being in a secluded wilderness campsite … Read more

Gifts for Outdoor Men 2023

Looking for the perfect outdoor-centric gifts for outdoor men in your life? Finding a gift that your husband, dad or brother will be excited to receive is notoriously difficult. This year, you shouldn’t have to resort to gift certificates or risk returning items because we’ve collected our favorite (TMM Team husband-approved!) gifts for the outdoorsy … Read more

Gear Round-up: An Outdoorsy Man’s Favorites

Gear Round-up: An Outdoorsy Man's Favorites

To be perfectly honest, this post has been in the works since Father’s Day.  Since it’s now July, I totally failed on that one!  However, there is some great gear that he has been testing that we don’t want to miss out on sharing with you.  And since people don’t JUST get gifts for the … Read more