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…

A Hello from the Road!

I did something new today. OK. Not totally new. I flipped over a queen and moved it on to the black king and remarked to my husband, “I don’t think I’ve played a game of solitaire since before I had kids.” And so I sat in the strong sun, surrounded by mountain peaks and played…

Gear Review: Kid’s Clear Creek Boonie Sun Hat

When it comes to sun protection, our preference over sunscreen is simply to keep the kids covered (ie. hats) during the hottest parts of the day. But we learned early on that not all hats are created equal. Some are sized better, stay on well, provide greater shade, and are cooler. Sunday Afternoons is our…