Hiking at the Red Rocks

With the holiday season upon us, our life is packed full of parties and obligatory functions, keeping us close to home. Today we craved some fresh air and time with our cameras, so we head over to the Red Rocks in Morrison Colorado.  We spent the day hiking, eating snacks in the van and shooting…

Best Gifts for Outdoor Families

Best Gifts for Outdoor Families! Do you have an outdoorsy family on your holiday list this year? Check out our Gear List for those active families! From Luci blow up solar lantern to Bar Mitts to an ENO Picnic Blanket, this list has it all!                  What have been your go-to gear items this past year? Anything…

Mountain Biking in Fruita, CO for Thanksgiving

  If you’ve followed us for any significant amount of time, you’ll notice that we don’t let stereotypical holidays drive what we do with our down time. We’ve spent Christmas in Nicaragua and last year we spent Thanksgiving in Florida on the beach. While we like to eat ourselves into a sleeping coma as much…

Strider Bike – Strider Life

When our little girl was 20 months old Santa brought her a Strider bike. You know the little tiny bike that doesn’t have any pedals. Where the kid just sits on the seat and “strides” along pushing their little feet while the bikes coast down the sidewalk. All the while they are learning how to…

Rails to Trails with your Family

Have you ever been interested in a rails to trails with your family? This summer we completed the midsection of the Katy Trail in Missouri.   We only had 3 days of vacation time so we chose the most scenic section and dominated it!   We started with an incomplete train ride (a train derailment up the line…

Nicaragua AGAIN

If a place is amazing the first time why not visit it a second time? This is what our crazy thoughts were when we decided to venture into Nicaragua again only 8 months after our first trip. After our first trip into the country, we started following some expats from Florida who live abroad with their 5…

Family Geocaching

Who doesn’t like to hunt for treasure! Recently we’ve been spending a ton of time #geocaching with our toddler. It is basically a worldwide treasure hunt utilizing GPS navigation to identify hidden items. By either utilizing a handheld GPS unit or even better an app on your mobile device you can be hunting for treasure…

Make Nicaragua Your Next Adventure

I have been delaying writing these few post about Nicaragua for about 5 months now. Why? I’m not sure. Maybe the reality of writing them and reflecting on the awesome trip we had, makes it final. And no one wants to see the end of an amazing trip.   Our first full day in Nicaragua…