"Mishmi Takin is more than just a brand, it is about finding passion for life in completely unexpected places." The goal of Mishmi Takin is to make gear that keeps you dry and comfortable in wet climates, both hot AND cold. Inspired by the Mishmi Hills in the Eastern Himalayas, owner Kapil realized … [Read more...] about Mishmi Takin for Wet Weather Adventuring (Hot OR Cold!)
This post has been updated for 2019! Jan & Jul Jan and Jul (also available on Amazon) is waterproof AND fleece-lined so perfect for cold AND wet days. It isn't bulky, has great hoods and keeps kids warm and dry. While we haven't been as impressed with their mittens (many of the toggles … [Read more...] about Gear to Keep Kids Dry in Wet Weather
I'm not sure if you've noticed, but people are starting to make a bit of a switch to spring, at least in the gear world. Everything winter is on sale (so stock up, people!) and advertisements for spring are in full swing. Yet, as I wade through sub zero temperatures and a couple feet of snow, I … [Read more...] about Favorite Gear to Straddle the Seasons for Women
Every year I like to pull together a round-up of the gear we are using and our thoughts on it. Winter gear for kids is so tough sometimes - it really is essential to have quality gear for happy kids and happy adventures. This year we are testing a really huge range of gear. As always, I'll come … [Read more...] about Winter Gear for Kids 2017/18 – What They’re Wearing!
After M was born last February, I was anxious to get back moving after 10 weeks of being told to "take it easy" to prevent her coming early. With a history of two premies, it was the sort of advice I had finally learned to take seriously (only took me 4 kids to figure it out), but I was ready to be … [Read more...] about Plantar Fasciitis Relief with Vionic Shoes
It's time to be sure your little ones have their head covered and are learning to wear their hats consistently (easier said than done, I know!) We've rounded up our favorite sun hats with a little help from some friends too. There are TONS of options out there - we've only included the ones we … [Read more...] about Best Sun Hats for Kids