6 Tricks for Encouraging Kids Down the Trail

    I know that we are entering into the cooler (or colder?) months, but that doesn’t mean that trail time is over. In fact, when the heat finally lets up is some of my favorite times to get out. No bugs, no heat, no more horribly stinky feet! Ok, maybe feet still don’t get stinky, but […]

    Beyond Jack-O-Lanterns & Pumpkin Pie

      Unless you’ve done a fantastic job of averting your eyes towards anything orange over the past few weeks, you’ve probably felt a little bit like we’ve been taken over by pumpkins. They’re decorating stores, hanging from banners, dancing across the TV in commercials and coming home in every project your child is doing at school. […]

      Unplugging and Breathing….

        This weekend we followed Mtn Papa to the mountains while he hunted. We love going along when we can because it gives us more time camping, more time as a family and the fall is just so gorgeous. While I usually pair hunting season with “snow”, we managed some cool, but decent weather. Perfect for […]

        Camping Season Isn’t Over!

          I have a special place in my heart for fall, especially in Wyoming.  Days tend to be particularly clear, I am not fighting bugs or the heat, and the fall colors are astounding (even though I could guess they do nothing to rival those of the east coast.) While we are avid tent campers, and […]