Layering Kids for Cold Weather

A row of kids bundled up in snow clothes smile for the camera.

One of the most common questions I get as a winter loving mom is, “how do you dress kids to stay warm for winter play?” Luckily, I have the answer for you here, and also luckily, it’s not that complicated. Layers are the answer, and getting the right fabrics for those layers is key. Layering- … Read more

Backyard Adventures

Backyard adventures… Are you stuck in a rut? Do you ever feel like you’re in a rut, never doing anything cool? Stuck in a necessary routine, but craving adventure? Tight on money but wanting to add more fun to life? There have been seasons in my life where I have grand scale adventures, the kind … Read more

Winter Camping with Kids

a family poses in front of a snowy yurt

Winter Camping with Kids If you’re reading this, you probably love camping. But as the weather turns colder, most people pack away their sleeping bags and camp stoves until next year. But since you’re reading this, you’re probably wondering- can we stretch the camping season a little longer? How cold is too cold? Is camping … Read more

Best Hiking Gear for Women

Best Hiking Gear for Women

Best Hiking Gear for Women If you’re like me, you invest a decent amount of money into your kids, often while wearing the same clothes for years and years. As a mom, it’s hard to justify spending money on yourself when you see so many other places it needs to go. But, refreshing and updating … Read more

Moab with Kids

A boy walks across sandstone with rock towers behind him.

A popular outdoor playground in Utah, Moab is one of our favorite vacation destinations. Full of red sandstone canyons great for hiking, biking, and running wild, as well as the Colorado river and several creeks, it is a true desert playground. It is also home to two national parks, Arches and Canyonlands. Great for families … Read more