How to hike with a toddler

Before having a baby, I was on a mission. A mission to hike all the 14ers in Colorado (for everyone who is a little more sane than I was, or who doesn’t live in this peak plentiful state, a 14er is a mountain that is at least 14,000 feet above sea level at its peak. […]

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Fall Gardening

It’s almost fall! Which means it’s time to get outside and… garden? YES!! Now is the perfect time to pick the remaining goodies off your plants, do a little pruning, and plant some perennials! If you read my recent post on 8 things to do outside this fall, then maybe you’re wondering what to plant […]

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The very best pumpkin bread

Alright, so you’ve read my post on 8 things to do this fall. Try a new recipe, how is that outdoorsy? Well try this pumpkin bread recipe and you’ll be asked to bring it along to every hike, get together, and excursion this fall! I’m not even kidding, this is the most flavorful and moist […]

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Unplug your life

With all the distractions in our lives today, it’s time to think about how disconnecting might benefit you and your family. Do you or your spouse have limited interactions with family members while on your phone? Are your kids always on the computer or watching TV? Do they prefer the iPad to playing outside with […]

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8 things to do outside this fall

  Wait, it’s October already?! Fall really creeped up on me this year, and now that it’s fall, winter is coming. The mornings are starting out a little cooler, the days are getting shorter, and (eek!) the Halloween costumes are showing up in stores. As much as I hate it, I love it. Fall is […]

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