Stormy Kromer Women’s Ida Outfitter Vest [Review]

If you live in New Mexico or the desert southwest, I’m guessing this might be something you’d use on cool desert nights, maybe in the winter, maybe not. I haven’t been to the desert in almost ten years. But I live in the Upper Midwest, where not only are our winters burly, our women are […]

Terramar Sports Women’s Reflex Capri [Review]

I’m in love and I’m not afraid to shout it to the world! Seriously. It’s how I’m feeling about my newest performance layer — part of the Reflex line of active wear from Terramar Sports. Never before have I felt comfortable in capris and also had them act almost like Spanx adding a bit of […]

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Terramar Sports: Our Everyday Go-To Gear

Inside. Outside. North Country Trail. Aldi. We where them all the time and everywhere. It’s no secret — I ADORE my Terramar Sports base layers. I feel like they should be called “everyday layers” or simply Amanda’s clothes. I am wearing an article of Terramar gear almost everyday. Most times at least once everyday, if […]

Lowry Park Zoo + National Geographic + TOMS Footwear = Big Cat Conservation

Big Cat Week has come and gone (back in 2105 that is – remember? Live safaris, African landscapes…) but you can celebrate big cats throughout the year and we really hope that you will! I was acting something like my preschooler on Christmas morning as I saw the package awaiting my return home — TOMS Footwear. Stick […]

It’s the Bomb(er)! A Childhood Classic Persists [review]

If you grew up anywhere but Southern California, you likely remember the days on the playground sporting your sweet new Mad Bomber hat during the winter. Where I great up, Mad Bombers were ubiquitous – like the snow. During Christmas break it was not strange to find upon returning to school, kids had gotten the […]

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