Best Books for Outdoor Lovers of All Ages

Besides getting out and playing in the snow, the second best part of winter is curling up with a good book. If you are looking for a perfect gift that is NOT a toy (or for adults, yet another scarf) look no further. As an Amazon Associate and member … [Read more...]

Forest Club: A Year of Activities, Crafts and Exploring Nature

“Forest Club” by Kris Hirschmann and illustrated by Marta Antelo is a beautiful book meant to help “re-wild the child.” This book is half activity guide – with instructions for activities and crafts, and half field guide … [Read more...]

5 Best Nature-Based Book Series for Kids

Nature based book series for kids! Stuck inside with the sniffles? Trails too muddy to hike? Cuddle up with one of these great reads and get some outdoor time, indoors! Note: These links are affiliates. Thanks so much for clicking through them to … [Read more...]

Great Ways To Spend Your Free Time

Source Have you been looking for some cool new ways to spend your free time? Maybe you’ve exhausted your old standbys of things to do during your downtime and you want something new and exciting instead of the same old things. Check out these great … [Read more...]

3 Tips for Enjoying the Outdoors in Any Weather

Today I am welcoming Linda McGurk to the blog as she launches her first book, which I LOVE! She also writes a fantastic blog and is a blogging peer of mine I greatly admire.  “There’s no such thing as bad weather, only bad clothing!” If I heard it … [Read more...]

3 Tips for Enjoying the Outdoors in Any Weather

Today I am welcoming Linda McGurk to the blog as she launches her first book, which I LOVE! She also writes a fantastic blog and is a blogging peer of mine I greatly admire.  “There’s no such thing as bad weather, only bad clothing!” If I heard it … [Read more...]

5 Ways to Add Fun at the Campsite

While truly any campsite usually has enough rocks and sticks to keep kids busy, sometimes we like to mix things up a little while we are out. And any of these solutions work great for just an afternoon outside too! Note: Some of these links are … [Read more...]

5 Ways to Add Fun at the Campsite

While truly any campsite usually has enough rocks and sticks to keep kids busy, sometimes we like to mix things up a little while we are out. And any of these solutions work great for just an afternoon outside too! Note: Some of these links are … [Read more...]

Buddy Pegs, Taking the Lead *Empower Kids with Biking*

Our friends  Jannine & Scott Fitzgerald, the creators of the children’s book, B Is For Bicycles, have something important that they want to share with you and the rest of the world! After owning a bicycle shop in the Teton’s for 14 years, Jannine … [Read more...]

Just Let them Be Eaten by Bears!

Best book title ever: Let Them be Eaten by Bears We are joined today by Ardeen Duckworth, who is a fellow outdoor enthusiast and mom and a fabulous book-reviewer. She also happens to be part of our 365 Mile Challenge group (not too late to join, by … [Read more...]

6 Tricks for Encouraging Kids Down the Trail

I know that we are entering into the cooler (or colder?) months, but that doesn’t mean that trail time is over. In fact, when the heat finally lets up is some of my favorite times to get out. No bugs, no heat, no more horribly stinky feet! Ok, … [Read more...]

Read Outside!

This is my favorite time of the year, at least when it pertains to getting the kids outside easily. I am sure as soon as I hit publish the weather will change and I’ll be eating my words, but for a while we are living in this glorious sweet … [Read more...]

Explore the Outdoors + Giveaway

Explore the Outdoors + Giveaway | Amelia We are gearing up for spring around here. That and trying to find a balance in this new reality of being a family of 6. Life has gotten a bit more busy, but the adventures and exploring don’t stop. Baby … [Read more...]

Are you a WILD MAMA? {Book Review + Giveaway}

Are you a WILD MAMA? {Book Review + Giveaway} | Amelia Confession – I am REALLY bad at reading books all the way to the end. In fact, I am working on it constantly and paying special attention to it this year. I always just don’t make the … [Read more...]

Get Ready to Cozy up Around the Campfire with Books (+ Advent Idea)

Get Ready to Cozy up Around the Campfire with Books (+ Advent Idea) | Amelia Today we welcome my friend Erica, hailing from Kodiak, Alaska. Like our family, theirs spends as much time as possible outside. However, there’s nothing … [Read more...]

Newly Published Outdoor-Themed Books for Families + Giveaway

Newly Published Outdoor-Themed Books for Families + Giveaway | Amelia Oh how we love books in this house! And since the nearest “real” substantial library is over 70 miles away, we are happy to build our own collection. Here’s an … [Read more...]

Summer Reading for Outdoor Kids + Giveaways

Summer Reading for Outdoor Kids + Giveaways | Amelia Summer is a time for dreaming and playing and exploring and getting lost in stories. I have many great memories of long summer afternoons spent caught up in the pages of a book. I am hoping the … [Read more...]

Preparing for Spring Travels with Usborne Books!

Preparing for Spring Travels with Usborne Books! | Amelia Today is National Read Aloud day! Just in time for a post about books (because we love them) and planning some kid-entertainment for spring break trips.  We are welcoming Erica of The Scholar … [Read more...]