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50+ Non-Toy Gift Ideas for Outdoorsy Kids

In FAVORITE GEAR, GIFT GUIDE

The holidays are almost officially upon us, so I thought I’d share just a few (ok, more than 50!!) of our favorite gifts, products and ideas for active outdoorsy kids! If you’re desperately looking for the perfect gift for a curious, fun, active kid in your life, but are tired of giving toys that just break or get discarded after a few uses, this is your ultimate gift guide. I’ve been working on assembling this…

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Gear Review: Burley Minnow Bike Trailer

In BIKE, FAVORITE GEAR, OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES

This post was sponsored by Burley. Bike trailer was provided as post compensation and for review purposes. All opinions expressed and photos herein belong to the author. Biking with the kids is quickly becoming one of our family’s favorite ways to spend time together outdoors. We are lucky to live in an area with some incredible state and local parks full of beautiful bike trails. The fresh air and exercise feel fantastic, but getting the entire…

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Gear Review: See Kai Run Boots

In FAVORITE GEAR, HIKE

This post was sponsored by See Kai Run. The boots were provided as post compensation and for review purposes. All opinions expressed and photos herein belong to the authors and photographers, as noted below. This post may contain affiliate links. Winter is coming! Getting your kids outside during the winter months is not only important for their physical health, but for their mental health as well. The winter months provide different ways of moving our bodies, such…

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Gear Review: Schwinn Amplify & Circuit Bicycles

In BIKE, FAVORITE GEAR, OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES

This post was sponsored by Schwinn Bicycles. Bikes were provided as post compensation and for review purposes. All opinions expressed and photos herein belong to the author. This has been a year of big changes at our house, especially for my son, Mac (5). Not only did he start kindergarten, but he got rid of his bicycle training wheels, learned to swim without floaties, bait his own hook and got to go hunting with daddy for…

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Friday Favorites: Peri Cotton

In FAVORITE GEAR, FRIDAY FAVORITES

This post is a collaboration with Peri Cotton.  The swaddles were provided as post compensation and for review purposes. All opinions expressed and photos herein belong to the authors.  For today’s Friday Favorite post, I want to introduce you to an incredible little shop called Peri Co (Peri Cotton). Founded by two sisters and best friends, Tori and Cydne, in the tropics of Hawaii, Peri Co specializes in beautiful muslin swaddle blankets for babies. The…

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Mongoose Scooters – Force 3.0 Review

In FAVORITE GEAR

This post was sponsored by Mongoose Scooters.  A scooter was provided as post compensation and for review purposes. All opinions expressed and photos herein belong to the author.  I’m excited to bring you a really fun review of a new scooter for kids from Mongoose Scooters. Mongoose created their line of Force 3.0 scooters based on feedback from interviews and product testing with a sample group of kids and their parents. They’re durable, safe, stylish and…

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Friday Favorites: Moon Child

In FAVORITE GEAR, FRIDAY FAVORITES

For today’s Friday Favorites post, I want to take minute to shine a spotlight on the cutest little online shop for adventurers – Moon Child. Based out of the UK, Moon Child sells awesome and adorable (and durable) ethically produced, organic clothing for free spirited little ones. Co-owned by two friends, Emma and Sophie, each item in their shop encourages kids to stay wild, never stop exploring, be themselves and howl at the moon –…

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Friday Favorites: Summer Shoes for Kids

In FAVORITE GEAR, FRIDAY FAVORITES

Summer is officially here and it’s time to get outside to explore. If your kids are anything like mine, they’re constantly on the go, in a creek, up a tree, hiking a trail, jumping out of a swing or digging for worms, so they need clothing and footwear that’s durable, waterproof and comfortable. Over the last few years we’ve gone through many a pair of summer sandals and water shoes. Some were destroyed and some…

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Friday Favorites: Mother’s Day Gifts for Outdoorsy Moms

In FAVORITE GEAR, FRIDAY FAVORITES, GIFT GUIDE

Mother’s Day is just a few weeks away, so for this week’s Friday Favorites post, I thought I’d share a few favorite things from my Mother’s Day wishlist. While I certainly wouldn’t mind breakfast in bed followed by a day at the spa, fun outdoor gear for myself and the family is always at the top of my list. I’ve had my eye on some of this gear for a while, but just haven’t been…

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