Our Gear Guide for Winter Running

One year ago I started running. Sure, I’d run before, but this was different. I was chasing a goal which for me was unimaginable. I had been tricked into signing up for a race lottery, and now the starting line for my first Half Marathon was staring me in the face. Now for the rub. It was in…

Gear Review: Nuu-Muu Dresses for Active Girls!

Tested by: Alyssa and 7 yr-old daughter Location: Camping and Biking / Bear Lake, Wasatch Range, UT Season: Late summer / Fall Best Uses: Running, Biking, Yoga, casual wear, but honestly works for EVERYTHING!  Sizing: True to size Yays! Fit: Very comfortable a-line cut. Loose (but not too loose) around the hips and legs. Dress…

Nimble Jacket – ISIS for Women

The sun warmed my skin and the crisp breeze brought a smile to my face. Spring in Telluride. Just talking about it makes me want to go back! My [new] husband and I stumbled into some random store and low-and-behold I found the down vest I’d been looking for, waiting for in fact. Eight years…

Outdoor Baby Store

Owned and operated by Kati Rouse, their mission is simple: to provide quality kids outdoor gear and clothing, so that families can enjoy the outdoors TOGETHER.   Here is her story: I have always loved the outdoors–hiking, rock climbing, skiing, biking. Ran track and cross country in high school and college. I worked as an…

Is all fleece created equal?

Fleece is everywhere.  From cheap fleece pajamas from Target to Performance Fleece from Old Navy to higher priced fleece from say North Face, REI, or Patagonia.  But are they equal?  Will cheap do just as good as the most expensive versions? Fleece is my fabric of choice for layering my kids at night camping.  Also…