A Stroller for All Seasons

A Stroller for All Seasons Like many families, our space is precious and limited. Any stroller we have simply has to be able to work for all seasons, not just warm and dry weather. Because, frankly, my sanity depends on it. We love Burley’s … [Read more...]

Outdoor Family Adventure Guide Giveaway

Outdoor Family Adventure Guide Giveaway Our Outdoor Family Adventure Guide is FINALLY live and we are SO excited to share it with you all. This project has been a direct response for the hundreds of people who have asked us for simple ways to get … [Read more...]

WeeDo Funwear Review

WeeDo Funwear perfectly blends the worlds of function and fashion with their extremely well-build, one-piece snowsuits. Believe me when I say they thought of everything when they designed these suits. … [Read more...]

Burley Tail Wagon Review

Burley Tail Wagon Review To be perfectly honest, I was certain that this review was going to be one that we were simply not going to be able to complete. Our “covid dog”, rescued last spring in April, flat out refused my every attempt to … [Read more...]

Outdoor Women Winter Style Guide

Outdoor Women Winter Style Guide While we talk a LOT about kids gear around here, doing our seasonal style guide for women is one of my favorite posts. I love doing some searching to figure out what are the best styles for an active, outdoor … [Read more...]

The Easy Camp Cookbook

The Easy Camp Cookbook To be perfectly honest, if you would have told me I would be writing a book during the onslaught of Covid, I would have answered quite plainly that it was simply impossible. And yet, thanks to the extra help of my husband, a … [Read more...]

Ski Movie Review: TGR’s “Make Believe”

Ski Movie Review: TGR’s “Make Believe” Let’s face it…  2020 has been rough.  But if you are a skier or rider, the upcoming ski season (and ski movie Fall tour) is one of the few bright spots you are probably … [Read more...]

KidCo PeaPod Review

The KidCo PeaPod is an indoor or outdoor travel bed for your kiddo, great for the beach, camping, or travel. … [Read more...]

Best Subscription Boxes for Outdoor Kids

Everyone loves getting mail. Now more than ever getting a little boost for your family life at home is always welcome, especially if it keeps kids engaged. We've gathered up the best subscription boxes for outdoor kids especially. … [Read more...]

Backpacking with Dogs for Families

A loyal trail dog can be a huge part of any family.  They provide companionship, protect us (sometimes against major life-threats like the mailman, garbage truck, or those villainous squirrels), provide free snuggles, and add a little chaos and … [Read more...]

Title Nine Swimsuits for Moms

Ok – real talk:  NO ONE likes shopping for a swimsuit.  No one.  Like, ever.  But Outdoor Moms like ourselves DO love playing in the water:  swimming, stand-up paddleboarding, canoeing, white water rafting, kayaking, splashing at the … [Read more...]

Epic Gifts for Active Kids

Whatever your child’s school year looks like, there will be big changes ahead for you and your children. You might be attempting to juggle work-from-home with school-at-home. You might be struggling with curriculum choices, wondering which … [Read more...]

Wild Math Fourth Grade Review

Last summer I started using the Wild Math Curriculum First Grade edition. My kids spent the summer working on addition and subtraction facts and having great fun measuring everything in sight. They loved it so much that we decided to make Wild Math a … [Read more...]

Wild Math Second Grade Review

Mid-spring, I started using Wild Math (check out our original review of the program as a whole here!) for my kindergartener and first grader. We weren’t homeschoolers (well, we weren’t before the pandemic) and it became clear that sitting at … [Read more...]

20 Best Indoor Active Play Gifts

This year has seen a lot of people spending more days at home than ever before, and there are a lot of questions from parents “what do we do when we can’t get out?!” We’re an outdoor family, but of course we spend some time … [Read more...]

Best Sustainable Gifts for Outdoor Families

Stuff, stuff, stuff. If you’re like me, holidays and birthdays can me an influx of STUFF that you now have to find a place for. Pre-kids, I liked to live lightly. And while I’ve given up on the idea of being a minimalist with three kids, … [Read more...]

Best Outdoorsy Art Gifts

Chances are, your family is spending more time close to home these days. Many of us are missing opportunities to travel and visit beautiful spaces outside of our immediate vicinity, and we’re also figuring out how to make our houses function as … [Read more...]

6 Powerful Reasons Why Nature is Good for You

These are trying times. And a trying time is a perfect time to remind yourself why nature is good for you. I would venture to guess that most of us are struggling to one degree or another right now.  Maybe you’re working from home with kids … [Read more...]

A Day in the (Pandemic) Life

Well, here we are. It’s been 40-ish days since we all entered the “new normal” of the COVID-19 era. Our homes are now also our schools and workplaces and playgrounds and churches and gyms. Our hands are chapped, our parks are … [Read more...]

She Colors Nature: Diversify the Outdoors

How Chelsea Murphy is harnessing the power of social media to help diversify the outdoors. If you randomly stumbled upon Chelsea Murphy’s Instagram account, @she_colorsnature, you would probably assume that she grew up in the outdoors.  It’s … [Read more...]

Raising Girly Girls in the Great Outdoors

As a mother of two very girly little girls I’m often surprised when I hear a kid won’t go outside because they are “too girly.” Does that mean they are too fragile? Too anxiety prone to be uncomfortable? All kids need fresh air and wall-less spaces … [Read more...]

Outdoor Date Ideas for Any Couple

I love recreating with my kids. I love seeing them try new things, the sanity it brings to my life to be outside with them, and I love watching them learn, grow and explore. While I love recreating with my kids, I’m willing to admit that I have the … [Read more...]

Stop the Mitten Wars!

Ah, the mitten wars. The epic battle between every outdoor loving parent and every strong-willed child. These kids have absolutely no use for us trying to restrain them in such mundane things as clothes. Maybe in your house it’s the hat battle. Or … [Read more...]