Luv Bug Sun Protection Blanket Review (+Giveaway July 25-August 8)

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I received this item at no cost to facilitate my review. All opinions remain my own.  Summer is in full swing around here! This means lots of extra time outside soaking up the sunshine! Except that we don’t want to soak up the sun, not really. My sore peeling shoulders and Huckleberry’s very pink cheeks can tell you why we… Read more »

Top Beaches in South Africa (Take Over Tuesday)

Welcome to the Take Over Tuesday guest post series. I will be featuring posts by fellow bloggers and outdoors enthusiasts. Do you have some expertise or a great story to share? Consider submitting something to the Humans of the Outdoors series or contacting me directly. This week’s feature is from Bianca of MyWildEarth.com. Bianca is from Cape Town, South Africa. Different cultures, exotic food, new adventures… Read more »

12 Reasons to Love Merino Wool All Year Long

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We love merino wool! We love it for base layers and pyjamas. We love it in our hiking socks. We love it as underwear or in diaper covers . It is such a versatile material with benefits galore. We especially love it in the backcountry and we definitely love it all year long. By now you might be asking what’s the… Read more »

5 Tips for Camping in the Summer Heat (Take Over Tuesday)

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Welcome to the Take Over Tuesday guest post series. I will be featuring posts by fellow bloggers and outdoors enthusiasts. Do you have some expertise or a great story to share? Consider submitting something to the Humans of the Outdoors series or contacting me directly. Today’s feature is from Shawn Michaels. Shawn is a blogger who loves to write about his outdoor experiences. He is also a… Read more »

Humans of the Outdoors: Shannon

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A note from Maman on the Trail: Meet Shannon, a human of the outdoors. Shannon lives in the suburbs of Washington, D.C and gets outdoors with her husband and their two children, who are 1-years old and 3-and-a-half-years old. Here is her story… On her time outdoors… Much of my time spent outdoors is practical – I bike to the… Read more »

Eclypse II Backpacking Hammock Review (+Giveaway July 14-28)

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I received this item at no cost to facilitate my review. All opinions remain my own.  You need a backpacking hammock! Seriously, stop wasting your time reading this review and go buy one now! I’ll even save you the trouble of shopping around – the Eclypse II Backpacking Hammock from Tiny Big Adventure is lightweight, versatile, durable and inexpensive. It… Read more »

7 Tips for Safe SUP with Kids (Take Over Tuesday)

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Welcome to the Take Over Tuesday guest post series. I will be featuring posts by fellow bloggers and outdoors enthusiasts. Do you have some expertise or a great story to share? Consider submitting something to the Humans of the Outdoors series or contacting me directly. Today’s feature is from Jason at InflatableBoarder.com. Jason is a fellow blogger who lives in Panama with his two small children, and he’s… Read more »

KEEN Footwear for the Hiking Family (+Giveaway July 10-23)

KEEN Footwear Review - mamanonthetrail.com

I received these items at no cost to facilitate my review. All opinions remain my own.  The last time we bought hiking boots was in early 2012, right before a month-long car-camping trip in the Maritimes that had us hiking over 200km in all sorts of terrain. Since then, we’ve put easily another 400km on those boots. We took well… Read more »

Humans of the Outdoors: Annette

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A note from Maman on the Trail: Meet Annette, a human of the outdoors. Annette lives in Wicklow County, Ireland and gets outdoors with her husband, Brian and their four children, aged 10, 8, 5 and 3. Here is her story… On her time outdoors… When I asked my 2 oldest what they would say we are like as a… Read more »

Kirby’s Custom Paracord Leash & Collar Review (+ Giveaway July 7-21)

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I received these items at no cost to facilitate my review. All opinions remain my own.  Kirby the Trail Dog doesn’t often get doted on these days. He still tags along on all of our adventures, but our attention is elsewhere. Don’t feel too sorry for him though, because even if we don’t spoil him rotten the way we used… Read more »

The Ultimate Nursing Bra for the Hiking Mom (+Giveaway July 5-19)

Hotmilk Yoga Nursing Bra Review - mamanonthetrail.com

I received this item at no cost to facilitate my review. All opinions remain my own.  When we first decided to start a family, I didn’t realize just how difficult it would be for me to find clothing that supported our, apparently “unique” lifestyle choices. It seems to me that there is an abundance of quality maternity and nursing clothing… Read more »

Practice Writing with Sticks (Take Over Tuesday)

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Welcome to the Take Over Tuesday guest post series. I will be featuring posts by fellow bloggers and outdoors enthusiasts. Do you have some expertise or a great story to share? Consider submitting something to the Humans of the Outdoors series or contacting me directly. Today’s feature is from Education.com. Education.com aims to empower parents, teachers, and homeschoolers to help their children… Read more »

Bummis Splash Swimwear Review (+Giveaway June 21-July 4)

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I received these items at no cost to facilitate my review. All opinions remain my own.  Summer is here and it’s officially “swim outside” season! The backyard pool, the beach, the splash pad, the cottage – we get up to a lot of swimming once the sun gets hot and the water is not so icy. My biggest complaint about… Read more »