A little late for Black Friday and Shop Local Saturday - but just in time for Cyber week. I mean that is what last minute means for holiday shopping right?
I want to talk about what happens when you see a moose. Now everybody knows I've spent a shit ton of time in the mountains. I've lived in the mountains basically my whole life. I grew up in Colorado Rocky Mountains. We've got lions and tigers and bears oh my. But really what happens when … Continue reading Lions and Tigers and Moose…OH MY! (repost from old site)
Momma in the Mountains is getting closer to her 7-day backpacking trip with her toddler. In addition to her own needs, she has to think about her little guy – find out what she’s considering!
Momma in the Mountains shares some of her tips for saving money on gear purchases. Have anything to add?
I often get double checked on my distance when sharing my adventures with my son. With my upcoming backpacking trip people keep asking how far I think we’ll go each day. And then their jaw drops to the floor when I answer 12-15 miles. Most people don’t realize my background. I’m an ultra distance trail … Continue reading Going the distance…with an infant?! (Originally posted on AllWomenAllTrails.com)
REI... Anyone with even the slightest sense of adventure could easily spend thousands of dollars here. Plus they work as a Co-Op and advocate and work towards saving our precious environment. What’s not to like?! Our family probably only visits two other stores more frequently- the grocery store and local running store (Runner’s Roost Lakewood). … Continue reading Pre-Planning and the Darn Budgeting (Originally posted on allwomenalltrails.com)
We didn’t make it to the next day. Instead we ended up rushing ourselves to the closest Children’s Hospital ER. Not going to lie....I was flying through a construction zone at night. My little man could barely breathe and it sure as heck wasn’t getting better with the home medication. It felt like forever getting … Continue reading Nightmare Come True (Part 2 of 3 … well maybe 4)
Since y'all asked here's my recipe real fancy style 😂 Recipe: Sauté veggies (chopped small) of choice - I used zucchini, yellow squash, carrot, onion, and orange bell pepper this time - and nuts (cashews or peanuts 1/4 cup to every 2 cups veggies) and raisins (1/4 cup to every 2 cups veggies) in olive … Continue reading Biryani aka Yummy Indian Goodness
And we return to mountain conversation: Our family has a rather huge summer planned! It’s exciting...and overwhelming I’m back to racing this year! Woot woot!!! So June 1 is race #1 back for me. These means so much to me (I’ll talk more specifically about this later) Then the man made it to Western States … Continue reading Summer Full of Mountain Climbs
Sometimes you just have to stand still Forget the heaviness in your legs Forget the growls of the hungry stomach Forget the burn in the lungs Sometimes you just have to stand still Spread your arms out wide Feel the warmth of the sun on your bare skin Feel the cool breeze cover your body … Continue reading Stand Still