luvmother: sustainable merino wool kid’s clothing line

I was recently blown away by the company luvmother. Suprisingly, it was not jus because of their super soft merino wool fabrics and stylish clothing that  is also great for adventuring. It was because of  all the fine details that they have thought about in terms of creating a sustainable brand. They use ethically sourced…

The Legend of Banff Sunshine Meadows Lives On

I remember it clearly like it was yesterday.  Driving from Saskatoon, Saskatchewan for our annual 2 week family camping trip to the Canadian Rocky Mountains. It was not every day you saw the world go from completely flat to monstrous towering rock. The trip that year would be extra special for me, as we would…

Avoid using Sunscreen with Little Leaves Clothing (Review)

Suffering  one or more blistering sunburns in childhood or adolescence more than doubles a person’s chances of developing potentially-deadly melanoma later in life.” Skin Cancer Foundation¹ It always seems like transitions with little children are the hardest.  This past winter was a struggle trying to get them to wear their  sweaters and big snow gear…

Gear Up Dad for Father’s Day (+$400 Giveaway)

Father’s Day is almost here and what better way to celebrate than with another EPIC  giveaway. Dads everywhere work so hard to provide for their  families or stay home and watch their  kids.  Outdoor dads often go one step further and  help connect their children with  the environment and adventure.  But we all know that once we…

Avalanche Safety: Avoid these 6 Mistakes

I posted  an epic picture of my family completing a hike on Twitter with the caption “Shorts in the snow… That is Alberta Spring Hiking”. I then tagged the Banff National Park @banffNP  in the photo.  Following posting the photo a series of feelings of embarrassment, stupidity and worry crept up after  hearing their response…