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2017, so far

2017 continues to feed our adventurous outdoor spirits. The kids have snowshoed, gone sledding, and of course hiked. Introducing our kids to new activities has been interesting. For example, when Joe took MJ down the sledding hill we learned that MJ doesn’t … Continue reading

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Week 50: Active November

Oh my! I can’t believe I just wrote Week 50 in the title. What an adventure this past year has been for our family. We ramped things up this week because we also joined two other challenges: (1) Hike it … Continue reading

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Week 46: Falling leaves

Fall is an unpredictable season and you can miss the golden aspen leaves if you so much as bat an eye. It just takes a strong wind or a night of freezing temperatures to miss the golden aspen trees. So, … Continue reading

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Week 14: Winter is not coming.

Winter has skipped us this year. All of February, we have seen sunny warm weekends and little to no snow. It has made hiking a lot easier, but I fear the lack of precipitation will be troublesome come summer. We decided on … Continue reading

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Week 9: Off Roading

Keeping a 2 1/2 year old on a trail is nearly impossible. I can see from their perspective that staying on the path is a little boring. That is what is great about being outdoors with your kids – you … Continue reading

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Week 8: The wind in our sails

Estes Park is a little mountain town at the base of Rocky Mountain National Park. In the summer it is a bustling, tourist filled town with great weather and many outdoor activities. In the winter it is quite the opposite; … Continue reading

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Week 7: Urban Treks

I don’t consider myself a judgmental person, but I felt a little judgy during our most recent outing to Washington Park in Denver. Joe and I decided to stay local this weekend, as we were all fighting colds, stomach bugs, … Continue reading

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Week 6: Slowing down

Happy New Year! The New Year is always a mixture of excitement, new beginnings and reflection. We recently returned from a holiday trip to San Francisco where we spent two weeks relaxing, enjoying time with family and taking a break … Continue reading

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