Amp Up Your Family Beach Adventures

A family playing in the surf on a beach with crystal blue waters

While growing up, I lived inland in places like Wyoming and Colorado. I imagined a visit to the beach to be all sandcastles, seashells, and splashing in the waves. While it can be all those things, it wasn’t until much later when I moved to a coastal city that I realized it could be so … Read more

Evrwild Kids Kayak Review

A purple Evrwild Water Bear Kids Kayak at the beach

When we first decided that our oldest was ready to kayak solo, I scoured the market for a kayak that would provide the safety and durability I required along with the “cool features” my kiddo craved. It wasn’t until I attended The Big Gear Show in Colorado last year that I finally found what I … Read more

Best Outdoor Gifts for Dad 2023

A man pulling a small child in a sled while Snowshoeing and wearing a The North Face Beanie and MSR Snowshoes

Outdoor dads hold a special place in our hearts. They are the packhorses, the piggy-back-ride givers, the child wranglers, and the trip-planning partners. They help keep us sane when our plans go awry and help us navigate through hardships (both on the trail and at home). We think they deserve some pretty epic recognition for … Read more

Leave No Trace for Kids

Leave No Trace for Kids

Leave No Trace for Kids Our world’s ecosystems are struggling. The climate is changing, and plant and animal species all over this earth are having to adapt at record rates to survive. This news isn’t new, and you may even be sick of hearing about it. You may be wondering what you could possibly do … Read more

Buoy Touring Paddleboard Review

Buoy 11 foot Touring Paddleboard Review

Buoy Touring Paddleboard Review Since moving to the east coast, my family has grown to love watersports. That’s saying a lot from someone who grew up on the Colorado Front Range with no real water recreation available nearby. One of our favorite activities is stand-up paddleboarding along the numerous rivers and bays in our area. … Read more