Archives for June 2019

Natural Sunscreen Round Up (Plus a tip!)

The only thing harder than wrestling your kids into layers of snow gear may be slathering on sunscreen. But a few minutes of wiggling is worth getting to enjoy your summer burn-free. We’ve been busy testing out different types of natural … [Read more...]

Exploring Local Trails: Katy Trail, Missouri

The Katy Trail spans 237 miles east-west nearly the whole width of northern Missouri. It is America’s longest trail created from a former rail line by the Rails-to-Trails Conservancy. The eastern 165 miles of the Katy Trail follow the Missouri River … [Read more...]

Preventing Tick and Mosquito Bites

Nothing can kill a good summer buzz like the buzz of mosquitoes. Nothing, that is, except the sight of a tick crawling up your leg. For some people, the fear of tick and mosquito borne diseases can put a serious damper on summer fun. But with some … [Read more...]

A Guide to Outdoorsy Travel in Belize

Oh, Belize. When the Belize Tourism Board reached out about the opportunity to do a sponsored trip to the Placencia peninsula (ps: this post is sponsored, all thoughts are my own, especially about how good the huevos rancheros are at Turtle Inn), I … [Read more...]

Pre-Flight Checklist For Your Family Holiday to Florida

If you are taking your family to Florida this summer then you are going to be in for the trip of a lifetime filled with laughter, excitement and joy. In order to make sure that this trip goes off without a hitch you must ensure that you have … [Read more...]

Great Options For Last Minute UK Breaks

Are you thinking about taking off for the weekend but you aren’t sure where to? Maybe you’ve left it a bit late and you’re scrambling about where to go for that last minute holiday, with most places being booked up or way too expensive for your … [Read more...]

The Best Tricks for Outdoor Family Sanity

Ah, sweet summertime. The freedom, the adventure, the laughter, the weather that allows us to get out without spending fifteen minutes per kid wrestling them into snow gear. There’s something so refreshing about quick and easy adventures. Except when … [Read more...]

The New Mom Uniform: Title Nine Skorts

As busy and active moms, we need gear that will make our lives easier… not just when we hike or run, but on the DAILY.  Leggings may be the modern-day “mom uniform,” but sometimes we want to look a bit more feminine or … [Read more...]

Bouncing Back (to Adventure) after Baby

My husband was recently out and about and spotted another dad on a bike ride with his kids. This fellow had a tandem attachment to pull his kid’s bike behind him, and behind his kid’s bike he had ALSO hitched a trailer to pull wee sibling. Kudos to … [Read more...]

Burley D’Lite 2019 Review

We reviewed the Burley D’Lite back in 2015, but some major updates have meant that a new review is due! I was thrilled to get my hands on one (thanks, Burley!) to share with you about what we love about this updated trailer. Find our other … [Read more...]

Burley Bee Review: Budget Bike Trailer

Before writing this review, I looked online to do a little research on what bike trailers are currently available for kids. The first two trailers from brands other than Burley that came up in my search cost well over $500. I don’t know about you, … [Read more...]

100 Peaks Turns 10 – What an adventure it’s been!

The BeginningWhen I started the idea of 100 Peaks in 2009, I had been blogging already since 2003, but was looking for something focused. I was a technology contractor, so had a flexible schedule. I had also heard about content management systems … [Read more...]

Your Guide to the City of Lights: Perth Australia

Travelling west across the remote outback of Australia, you come across the city of Perth, deemed the city of lights. Facing the Indian Ocean with miles of unspoiled beaches and distant rugged terrain, Perth Australia is your final destination for … [Read more...]