Camping with young kids always takes a bit more thought and planning. We've accepted the fact that the sleepless nights, dirty kids, bringing along a little potty and working hard to keep the mosquitoes at bay for our (apparently sweet) 3-year-old are just part of the game (which will change with … [Read more...] about Family Camping – More Tips and Tricks (+ Giveaways)
I am a runner. I am a runner. I am a runner. Wearing Ibex Momentum Jacket - see running trail along the Yellowstone River behind me! I have to continue stating that to myself to let it sink in because, quite honestly, I am not a natural runner. I don't have a "runner's body", … [Read more...] about *I’m a Runner* (Plus Backing Bia Sport and Ibex Momentum Review)
This coming Saturday, June 23rd, The National Wildlife Federation, REI and Coleman are sponsoring a huge event called the Great American Backyard Campout. Designed to help encourage families to go camping, even if it just in your backyard, they are setting-up camp across the country.We are honored … [Read more...] about Light up the Night with the Great American Backyard Campout
Please welcome Adam Nutting of Hiking the Trail to the blog today. Adam is a avid hiker and backpacker working toward his dream of hiking the Appalachian Trail. He also happens to be a Cancer survivor, an Eagle scout and a self-proclaimed "tech geek." He has some great tips and I am pleased to … [Read more...] about *Guest Post* The Importance of Trekking Poles!
While it always takes longer that I expect it to, we have finally REALLY made it to summer around here. Days (entire days....) are spent outdoors and naps come easily (for all of us!) Staying safe while playing outside is top priority for us, and we work hard to make sure we are protected … [Read more...] about Outfitting the Kids for Summer + iPlay giveaway
This week the guest post is a little different. I have had the chance to get to know a great little company over the last few months that I wanted to highlight. Meet Erik, the owner and family-man behind Tiny Trekker. He agreed to answer some questions I had about Tiny Trekker, his family and WHY … [Read more...] about *Guest Post* Interviewing Tiny Trekker