The Best Family Hikes in Southern Utah

Spring and fall are the perfect time for hiking and exploring in southern Utah. If you missed our guide for camping, click here for our favorite places to camp in Southern Utah. We have spent many weekends, hiked hundreds of hours, and explored many of southern Utah’s treasures. These are our favorite family hikes. Please remember…

For the Linguist: My word for 2017

  7 Years. Wow. 7 years ago I forever ditched the whole “New Years resolutions” thing and began choosing a word for my year. My yoga instructor challenged us to set an intention for our year – a focus on how to be rather than on things to do. Especially now, as a mom, a writer,…

365 Mile Challenge in 2017!

Huge announcement friends! We are teaming up with our friends from Go Adventure Mom, Tales of a Mountain Mama, and Hike Like a Woman to create a year-long challenge: 365 miles. 1 Year. If there is one thing I have learned from endurance sports [and parenting], is that small deliberate steps can get you to…

Family Powder Ski Day [Video]

The day dawned dark and blustery. They issued a winter storm warning. High winds, thunderstorms, heavy snows starting at lunch as the second part of the storm moves through. I thought for a minute that maybe we should cancel our ski day at Solitude Resort with my parents. But hey, what did we have to…

Thankful For Families [2016 Instagram Giveaway!]

Every November, social media becomes flush with “Thankfulness challenges” and similar sentiments. And honestly, this year I internally thought, “Here we go again, how trite.” And how wrong of me! For if there is one thing in life I seek to be, it is a person full of gratitude! Thankfulness is never overused, unoriginal, or…