Feeling like our long, harsh and drawn-out winter will never end?? Us too. If the amount of snow on the ground is any indication of how long off spring is (and how much mud is under there), we're bracing ourselves. We have had snow storms, ice storms, rain storms, frigid temperatures, and many … [Read more...] about 5 Tips for Surviving & Thriving the Slosh, Slush, Mud, and Muck Season
Tips and Tricks
Hiking and camping can be great chances to get away from technology, but your phone can also be one of the most useful tools you have. Check out these apps that can help make your trip even easier and more enjoyable. 1. MyRadar Wondering if those dark clouds in the distance are heading your way, or … [Read more...] about Best Apps for Hiking and Camping
If a toddler hikes in the forest, but no one is around to photograph it… Did it really happen? I love documenting all our family’s outdoor adventures. Photography provides a simple way to capture our experiences, chronicle our son’s growth, and gives us a way to look back through our memories and … [Read more...] about Freezing a Moment in Time….
I’m on my county’s search and rescue team, and educating hikers about how to hike safely is one of my greatest passions as a SAR member and blogger. While there are certain things we SAR teams hope every hiker will take the time to learn, no matter what the season, there are a few extra precautions … [Read more...] about Hiking Safety Tips for Fall
Pumpkin patches, apple cider donuts and a crispness in the morning air are evidence that fall is right around the corner in my little patch of the woods. With that comes the anticipation of the fast approaching holiday season and some anxiety as I think of all I hope, want, and need to … [Read more...] about Best Outdoor Themed Halloween Costumes
I'm going to start this post with a really honest declaration - I am the worst resource for birding. BUT, I have an amazing TEAM and am so thrilled Jackie is willing to share her tips - I'll be using them with my own children (who are way more interested in birds than I am)! Check it out and then be … [Read more...] about Birding With Kids