The full zip makes it easy to lose or gain a degree or two with a quick zip of a few inches up or down and the roll-top neck provides protection from wind and cold when needed. The deep poppy heather color adds a bit of panache to a practical top. Thermawool for All Seasons… [Continue Reading]

Terramar Sports Thermawool

Whimsy and warmth meet for outdoor adventures in the form of Veyo Mittyz, thumbless mittens for kids, which are waterproof and easy-to-don. Veyo Mittyz Free Fingers and Thumbs Who needs dexterity when it’s 20 degrees? Not us. At least not for most of our wintry fun! These thumbless mittens made to simplify life outdoors in the… [Continue Reading]

veyo mittys kids snow mittens

Are you in a bit of a rut? Looking for something to do in those layers? Try one of these ideas — this is just to get you out the door. The details and depth of what you do is up to you! Enjoy the outdoors! 25. Take a Hike 24. Ride Your Bike 23.… [Continue Reading]

This isn’t pretty. It’s just a down and dirty list of what you need to complete your holiday shopping. Some links will take you to reviews. I hope this helps you in finding those special last-minute gifts for the people that rock who are in your life. Outside Magazine Subscription – This is the first… [Continue Reading]

I’m a bigger gal than I once was. What with having babies and hanging up the wildfire boots (for now) anyway. So, you won’t typically find me in the skirts of the 90s era–minis and the like, denim, flowery, laced, or even cotton. I have, however, fallen for another kind of skirt in a big way–the oh-so… [Continue Reading]

Mountain Hardwear Insulated Skirt

Terramar Sports Thermawool Full Zip Midlayer [Gear Review]

The full zip makes it easy to lose or gain a degree or two with a quick zip of a few inches up or down and the roll-top neck provides protection from wind and cold when needed. The deep poppy heather color adds a bit of panache to a practical top. Thermawool for All Seasons […]

Veyo Mittyz – Kids Winter Mittens [Gear Review]

Whimsy and warmth meet for outdoor adventures in the form of Veyo Mittyz, thumbless mittens for kids, which are waterproof and easy-to-don. Veyo Mittyz Free Fingers and Thumbs Who needs dexterity when it’s 20 degrees? Not us. At least not for most of our wintry fun! These thumbless mittens made to simplify life outdoors in the […]

25 Things to Do in Your Terramar Sports Baselayers

Are you in a bit of a rut? Looking for something to do in those layers? Try one of these ideas — this is just to get you out the door. The details and depth of what you do is up to you! Enjoy the outdoors! 25. Take a Hike 24. Ride Your Bike 23. […]

Gear for One and All Gift Guide

This isn’t pretty. It’s just a down and dirty list of what you need to complete your holiday shopping. Some links will take you to reviews. I hope this helps you in finding those special last-minute gifts for the people that rock who are in your life. Outside Magazine Subscription – This is the first […]

Mountain Hardwear Women’s Trekkin Insulated Skirt – Do Winter Right

I’m a bigger gal than I once was. What with having babies and hanging up the wildfire boots (for now) anyway. So, you won’t typically find me in the skirts of the 90s era–minis and the like, denim, flowery, laced, or even cotton. I have, however, fallen for another kind of skirt in a big way–the oh-so […]

Why North Dakota Should be on Your Wanderlist

It’s a tradition for us to celebrate the last of summer by venturing out into the “wilds” or at least to a place that seems more wild than home. If you’d have asked me before this trip, I’d likely NOT have answered a “where do you want to go” type question with: North Dakota! I’d […]

Wild Mama [Book Review]

I’m a total bookworm. The only thing I love better than a good book is enjoying a good book outside! What could possibly make that even better? A good book, outside, about yearning to balance being a mom with being outside. So basically, Carrie Visintainer wrote all of the thoughts that I’m feeling everyday down […]

Best Family Road Trip Songs

We’ve all been there (if you have kids or have taken kids on a driving trip) — about an hour in to  your trip, the kids want music. Dad likes country. Mom likes folk or bluegrass and indie. The kids like crazy stuff that you’d swear could be used for some ruthless interrogation tactics. How […]

Crazy 8 and National Geographic Get Weird… BUT True Together!

Crazy 8 has teamed up with National Geographic to bring 8 of their “Weird But True” facts to life in a line of t-shirts for kids! As of June 1st, the collection of t-shirts are available exclusively online at the Crazy8 Weird But True National Geographic line. Crazy 8 is a children’s clothing brand that makes fun, fashion-forward, age appropriate […]

These Shoes Were Made for Walking: Jambu Review

Recently, I visited Disney for work. Yes, I know, it sounds contrived, but really, a conference was held at the flagship resort, Disney’s Grand Floridian and I needed to be there. I’m a reformed Disney hater. Yes, I said it. I used to loathe Disney — but after I realized that you just need to find your […]

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