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Top Summer Holiday Activities That Get You Back To Nature

Are you a nature lover looking for something to do this summer that involves getting outside and back to basics? Getting outside in the summer is a great way to enjoy the season, soaking up the rays of the sun amid the company of friends and family. … [Read more...]

How to Make Time for Studying During the Summer Holidays

The summer holidays are the hardest time for parents juggling work and everything else whilst making sure the kids are happy and not bored. You may want to plan a few trips away and family days out, but how can you do this whilst studying? Your … [Read more...]

A Quick Guide on How to Make the Most of Summer

Summer is just around the corner, so it will soon be time to start thinking about how to spend the season. If you’re unsure about the best activities to experience with your friends or family, read the following tips on how to make the most of … [Read more...]

Keystone Science School: A Unique Summer Camp for Everyone

While I feel as though this summer has flown by, the months and weeks leading up to Spider Monkey Camp at Keystone Science School for J (age 8) and P (age 6) seemed to crawl terribly slow. I had fears of someone breaking an arm or getting sick (we … [Read more...]

Women Gearing Up for Summer + Giveaway

We are in the height of the summer…..and heat! Honestly, not my favorite time of the year. I would much rather be cold than hot….and I despise applying (and reapplying) sunscreen on myself and my kids. This summer I rounded up my favorite … [Read more...]

Innova Kayaks | Your Summer Adventure, Inflated

Summer is coming on hard here in the Southwest and with the heat comes a focus on water adventures. When the sun is beating down and the trails become unbearably hot, it’s time to break out the kayaks. A while back I started thinking about … [Read more...]

Our Favorite Sun Hats + Giveaway

I make my kids (and do so myself) wear their sun hats every time they are outside. Being that we are at a higher elevation and the sun is intense – hats really aren’t optional. They go along with our philosophy that isn’t best for … [Read more...]

Avid4 Adventure Summer Adventure Camp for Kids

Avid4 Adventure Summer Adventure Camp for Kids | Amelia Summer is long, kids finally have the time to play and explore, and sometimes they NEED to do it a bit outside the family. Don’t get me wrong – I am all for family time outdoors. … [Read more...]

Seeking Summer Adventures

  When you think of summer what comes to mind? For me it’s long days playing in the sun, family vacations, ice cream galore, hikes to watering holes to cool off, morning bike rides, floating down the river, and the list goes on and on and … [Read more...]

O.F.F. DucKsday Swimwear

O.F.F. DucKsday Swimwear | 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...]

Essentials for Summer Microadventures

Thank you to Stanley Brand for sponsoring today’s post and encouraging me to get outside this summer with the perfect camping tools! Summer is Perfect for Microadventures When my wife and I first started seeing each other we lived in separate … [Read more...]

O.F.F. Babiators Kid Sunglasses

O.F.F. Babiators Kid Sunglasses | Amelia O.F.F. = Outdoor Fashion Friday (one day early).  Our (almost) weekly segment featuring our favorite styles for the season.  First of all, Babiators is offering a 30% discount to all of my readers. Use … [Read more...]

We’re a “Winter” Family + Stay Cool Tips

We’re a “Winter” Family + Stay Cool Tips | Amelia People, it’s HOT! This Alaska girl is such a wimp when it comes to heat, but 90s are enough to push me into an irritable state (just ask my kids). And we don’t even have … [Read more...]

O.F.F UV Skinz + Giveaway

O.F.F UV Skinz + Giveaway | 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...]

10 Easy Ways to Keep Kids Outside This Summer

10 Easy Ways to Keep Kids Outside This Summer | Amelia The weather is warming up and that means that (in most cases), outdoor time is getting easier. While our family loves the snow and misses it when it’s gone, we certainly don’t miss … [Read more...]

Summer is starting…

I spend a lot of time collecting pieces of plans. Ideas for collaboration, e-mails from gear companies, inklings of grand adventures. Inevitably, most of these half-baked notions never come to any sort of fruition – but when they do, it usually … [Read more...]

Chasing Summer: An Ode to Eventual Defeat

The air in Denver was still hot as I drove to the airport on the day of my first flight during my month dedicated to chasing summer. I always wear a sweater when flying, but the moment I stepped off the plane in San Juan, I was assaulted by sweet … [Read more...]

Heat Kills! Tips For Hiking In The Desert Heat

  I’ve lived in the Moab desert for the past 8 years and prior to that life-changing move I was a mountain girl from Colorado. What I discovered, and I discovered it quickly after I moved to Moab, is that hiking in the mountains during the … [Read more...]