My Top Picks – Baby Winter Gear

This is my second winter with a baby in tow and after much trial and error, you'd think I'd have the golden formula for keeping a baby warm—but guess again. Compared to my son, my daughter has a much lower tolerance for the cold which prompted yet another season of searching for the perfect outdoor winter gear. … Continue reading My Top Picks – Baby Winter Gear

Strider Skis for Balance Bikes

Even with piles of snow on the ground, my son still asks to ride his bike outside EVERY SINGLE DAY. Since it's only mid January and we've got at least another 3 months of the white stuff, I've decided that my stance on biking needs to change.  After searching local outdoor forums for ideas, I … Continue reading Strider Skis for Balance Bikes

Family Fun in Fernie, BC

Three years ago we started a new family tradition of heading to Fernie, BC after our Christmas celebrations wrapped up. Not only does it help us recover from the holiday chaos but it gives us a chance to reconnect as a family, slow down, and spend our days outside. Plus, Fernie Alpine Resort offers great activities … Continue reading Family Fun in Fernie, BC

Mountain Lakes and Skates

Although I've lived near the mountains my whole life, this year we got to do something incredibly unique—we skated on natural lakes in the mountains! It never really occurred to me why people don't always skate on frozen lakes but typically at this time of the year, it's too cold and snowy to get on … Continue reading Mountain Lakes and Skates

Christmas Activity Advent Calendar

I loved the idea of a Christmas Activity Advent Calendar that Tova in my local outdoor Facebook group shared. But what really blew me away were all the great ideas she sourced from our local community of moms! We truly have some inspirational women/families and I wanted to capture the activities they listed. Although some of … Continue reading Christmas Activity Advent Calendar