Archives for February 2015

Junior Explorers Review + Giveaway

Junior Explorers Review + Giveaway | Amelia We are always on the lookout for quality programs that enhance and supplement J’s kindergarten homeschool (and just learning in general for our whole family!) We’ve actually tried quite a few of … [Read more...]

Love Joe’s Valley? Speak up about it!

It’s no secret that Joe’s Valley is one of my favorite places on the planet. I could fill a book professing my love for the desert valleys, sharp sandstone boulders, cozy campsites, lazy river, and even the deer that love to jump out in … [Read more...]

Be Kind and Reach Out

Be Kind and Reach Out | Amelia This weekend we attended our third funeral in a year. One cancer loss, one murder and now one suicide. It’s heart-wrenching. As a parent, my heart hurts for my friend and my neighbor. I try to imagine the pain … [Read more...]

O.F.F.: Some of my Favorites + Giveaway

O.F.F.: Some of my Favorites + Giveaway | Amelia OFF = Outdoor Fashion Friday. Now you know!  Our (almost) weekly segment featuring our favorite  styles for the season. Everything I share are pieces that can be worn all day long and stand up to the … [Read more...]

Gear Round-up from the Outdoor Retailer Show

Gear Round-up from the Outdoor Retailer Show | Amelia Every 6 months (depending on our own ability to travel), we get a unique opportunity to travel to Salt Lake and experience the Outdoor Retailer show. It’s overwhelming, really. Most times I … [Read more...]

Helmets are NOT Optional

Helmets are NOT Optional | Amelia I don’t even know why helmets are a hot-button topic. I don’t know why there is any negotiation or question about why you shouldn’t wear one. In my opinion, it’s an across-the-board, … [Read more...]

Outdoor Fashion Friday: Dakini for the Family + Coupon Code

Outdoor Fashion Friday: Dakini for the Family + Coupon Code | Amelia Our (almost) weekly segment featuring our favorite  styles for the season. Everything I share are pieces that can be worn all day long and stand up to the “use and abuse” of serious … [Read more...]

Review of Paleo Meals To Go

Paleo Meals To Go Review At last, quality ingredients and freeze dried convenience combine to create delicious, healthy, and paleo-friendly backpacking meals. For quite some time now I’ve … [Read more...]

Pursuing Strength to Enhance an Active Outdoor Lifestyle

Pursuing Strength to Enhance an Active Outdoor Lifestyle | Amelia This is a post I never really thought I would write. It’s funny how life sometimes throws you opportunities and challenges and ways to grow. It happens all the time. I try to … [Read more...]

Why I Hike Alone

Doesn’t this guy look happy? About 2 and a half years ago, I posted the tweet below: There's a lot of sensible talk about never hiking alone, but there's something magical about having a mountain to yourself. — 100 Peaks … [Read more...]

Getting weak, growing up, and getting back in the game.

It’s been 2015 for exactly one month – and so far, I’m pretty psyched about this year. I’m absolutely smitten with my job running social media at Outdoor Industry Association, my calendar is full of travel, and I’ve been … [Read more...]