Archives for May 2017

Bahia Honda: Camping in the Florida Keys

The journey from Miami to the Keys will forever be one of my favorite road trips. My little car, windows down, skipping across tiny islands like a river rock hopping across flat water. Salty air rustling my hair into a knotted mess, sunshine warming … [Read more...]

It’s Baby Season! Tips to Respect Wildlife.

Spring and early summer in our National Parks means the babies are out, as are the predators. But, it’s one of my favorite times to view wildlife and just be in the Parks in general. There’s a good chance you may still run into snow, but … [Read more...]

Best Sun Hats for Kids

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 … [Read more...]

Celebrating Bike Month with a WOOM Giveaway!

We are so excited to partner with WOOM Bikes WOOM Bikes this week as we celebrate the last week of Bike Month. One lucky person will win a WOOM 1 BUNDLE (helmet, bike, bell AND name sticker!) We LOVE getting kids on bikes, and are sure this is going … [Read more...]

It doesn’t have to be Mount Whitney – Spiral out when seeking adventure

"We'll ride the spiral to the end and may just go where no one's been.Spiral out. Keep going..." - Tool - LateralusThis is just something I notice every year. Spring rolls around and I see everyone talking about the Mount Whitney lottery. Are you … [Read more...]

It doesn’t have to be Mount Whitney – Spiral out when seeking adventure

"We'll ride the spiral to the end and may just go where no one's been.Spiral out. Keep going..." - Tool - LateralusThis is just something I notice every year. Spring rolls around and I see everyone talking about the Mount Whitney lottery. Are you … [Read more...]

It doesn’t have to be Mount Whitney – Spiral out when seeking adventure

Get to Mount Whitney from a different angle “We’ll ride the spiral to the end and may just go where no one’s been. Spiral out. Keep going..” – Tool – Lateralus This is just something I notice every … [Read more...]

Trail Running Florida: The Overseas Highway Heritage Trail

“North, or south?” Alex asked as we neared the end of the dirt road stretch. I took a deep gulp of humid air, trying to keep my breath while surveying the options ahead. We had just pulled over after finding a dirt road on Long Point Key. Our detour … [Read more...]

Gearing up as a #ForceofNature

This post is sponsored by REI and their #ForceofNature campaign. However, as always, these words are mine and exactly what I would tell my family and friends. In case you missed my previous post, the REI #ForceofNature campaign is in full swing and … [Read more...]

The Unspoken Words of I Love You – A reflection on Motherhood

This post is the first of our grand prize winners of our big “For the Love of Mom” writing contest. Over the next couple weeks leading up to Mother’s Day, we will be sharing our winner’s posts. Please feel free to comment and share them – we can’t … [Read more...]

For the Love of Mom, Stay Out of My Garden!

This post is the second of our grand prize winners of our big “For the Love of Mom” writing contest. I love this fresh and fun reflection by Rebecca. And note – she is one of our co-teachers for the Outdoor Mom Academy! Just a few more days to … [Read more...]

My World in Color – A Reflection on Parenthood

This post is the first of our grand prize winners of our big “For the Love of Mom” writing contest. Over the next couple weeks leading up to Mother’s Day, we will be sharing our winner’s posts. Please feel free to comment and share them – we can’t … [Read more...]

A special Mother’s Day giveaway….

When Julia of Wild Blue Dream approached me about working together, I was ecstatic. Her prints are customizable, affordable and truly capture the spirit of an outdoor family. I asked her to put together a print for our family and love what she came … [Read more...]

Finding Strength in Weakness

This post is sponsored by REI and their #ForceofNature campaign. However, as always, these words are mine and from the heart.   I see myself as a strong woman. Independent, stubborn, motivated, and willing to at least give a really honest … [Read more...]

Joy Bubbles

This post is the second of our runner up winners of our big “For the Love of Mom” writing contest. Over the next couple weeks leading up to Mother’s Day, we will be sharing our winner’s posts. Please feel free to comment and share them – we can’t … [Read more...]

Outdoor Mom Academy now OPEN!!!

I’m going to be completely frank with you – I have a tendency to be stressed, overwhelmed, and short with my kids at home. I am constantly trying to multitask, have demands coming at me from literally all directions, and have a million … [Read more...]