Gear to Keep Kids Dry in Wet Weather

Oh spring….how wet (and muddy) thee are. But, the outside play must continue for the sanity of us all. Of all the gear we have used and own, I think the gear that keeps everyone dry and happy proves to be the most valuable in each season. These … [Read more...]

Winter Gear for Kids 2017/18 – What They’re Wearing!

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 … [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...]

Winter Boots for Kids

Over the past 7 years we have had SO many boots come through this house. And winter boots are a big thing – they are sometimes the difference between a really good day and an outdoor “failure”. I will keep updating this post as we … [Read more...]

12 Days of Gear Giveaways Day 6: Skiing and Winter

**Check here to keep up with all the giveaways for our 12 Days of Gear Giveaways Event!** I am SO excited about the giveaways we have for you today! Because we LOVE playing in snow around here and we get to get some kids out too!!! We just went and … [Read more...]

12 Days of Giveaways Day 5: Dress Kids for Winter

**Check here to keep up with all the giveaways for our 12 Days of Gear Giveaways Event!** We get more questions on a regular basis about how to keep kids warm in the winter than anything else. We get it – it’s tough! We just published a … [Read more...]

How to Keep Babies Warm

So, this post isn’t JUST about keeping babies warm in the winter, but really all kids. It’s the question I get most often from parents – how do we keep kids warm and happy outside? After 4 kids (which is really the same as 10, … [Read more...]

Kids Sleeping Bag Round-Up

Let’s chat about kids sleeping bags….. Hang tight, this post is HUGE (and we hope very comprehensive!)  When people think about taking kids camping, their biggest concern is almost always how are people going to sleep (and WILL sleep … [Read more...]

Introducing STRIPES!

I have had my eye on Stripes Gear for literally years now. I am SO excited to tell you about them now…and use them this winter for the whole family. This post is your introduction. Watch for their appearance on our Instagram especially as the … [Read more...]

M.A.P. Shoes for Kids

Kids are forever in motion, adventuring and playing. It’s what we (usually) love about them, right? I am continually inspired and in awe of their energy and zest for life. And M.A.P. Footwear (which, appropriately, stands for “Motion, … [Read more...]

Choosing the Right Hiking Boots

This summer the boys and Mtn Papa and I have had an opportunity to wear some new hiking boot styles from Hi-Tec. To be quite honest, I have been only mildly impressed in the past with Hi-Tec, but after this round of testing have bumped them up to an … [Read more...]

Water Shoes for the Family (Our Favorites from Summer 2016) + Giveaway

The summer heat is only getting worse as we head into August, and for us, that means lots of time in the water. However, most places around here aren’t soft sand and worry-free walking. So, I insist my kiddos wear shoes as much as a possible. … [Read more...]

Outfitting Kids for Hiking and Camping

It’s finally here! Spring and then summer and hiking and camping and all things outdoors. After a long winter, we are more than ready to get out in nature as much as possible (without having to wrestle everyone into snow suits).   This is the … [Read more...]

Gear Up Kids for Winter: What I Tell My Family & Friends

Gear Up Kids for Winter: What I Tell My Family & Friends | Amelia I have gotten at least an email a day over the past couple weeks of people asking for my best gear suggestions for kids. Obviously people are thinking about preparing for colder … [Read more...]

How to Keep Kids Warm All Winter

How to Keep Kids Warm All Winter | Amelia Cold weather is oh so suddenly upon us. It’s shocking how quickly we can change from a beautiful fall to full-on winter. Since in many parts of the country the temperatures didn’t gradually drop, but instead … [Read more...]

O.F.F. Jambu Shoes for the Whole Family

O.F.F. Jambu Shoes for the Whole Family | Amelia O.F.F. = Outdoor Fashion Friday.  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 … [Read more...]

O.F.F. L.L. Bean for Kids

O.F.F. L.L. Bean for Kids | Amelia O.F.F. = Outdoor Fashion Friday.  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...]

Osprey Hydration Packs for Kids

Osprey Hydration Packs for Kids | Amelia Ah the daily quest to keep the kids hydrated. It’s so much harder than it should be. Honestly my biggest “trick” is giving them their own hydration pack (and/or bottles…though the packs … [Read more...]

O.F.F. KEEN CNX Shoes for Kids

O.F.F. KEEN CNX Shoes for Kids | Amelia O.F.F. = Outdoor Fashion Friday.  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 … [Read more...]

O.F.F. Oakiwear Swimwear + Nets + Giveaway & Coupon Code

O.F.F. Oakiwear Swimwear + Nets + Giveaway & Coupon Code | Amelia O.F.F. = Outdoor Fashion Friday.  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 … [Read more...]

O.F.F. Oakiwear Swimwear + Nets + Giveaway & Coupon Code

O.F.F. Oakiwear Swimwear + Nets + Giveaway & Coupon Code | Amelia O.F.F. = Outdoor Fashion Friday.  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 … [Read more...]

O.F.F. Oakiwear Swimwear + Nets + Giveaway & Coupon Code

O.F.F. Oakiwear Swimwear + Nets + Giveaway & Coupon Code | Amelia O.F.F. = Outdoor Fashion Friday.  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 … [Read more...]

O.F.F. Fjallraven Vidda Outdoor Pants for Kids

O.F.F. Fjallraven Vidda Outdoor Pants for Kids | Amelia O.F.F. = Outdoor Fashion Friday.  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 … [Read more...]

O.F.F. Adidas Outdoor

O.F.F. Adidas Outdoor | Amelia O.F.F. = Outdoor Fashion Friday.  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...]