Monthly Archives: August 2016

Sign Me Up for the Frontenac Challenge

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For those loyal readers who have been here since the beginning, you know how much I like a good challenge. We’re pretty good at forming healthy outdoorsing (yes, it’s a real word, according to me) habits, but a little extra motivation never hurts. Already this year, we have participated in two other challenges that encourage more time outdoors: Hike it… Read more »

Camping with Cloth Diapers: Dos & Don’ts

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*This post may contain affiliate links. Have you shied away from taking cloth diapers camping with you? Are you wondering if cloth diapering in the backcountry is a possibility? I am here today to tell you that IT IS POSSIBLE and WE’VE DONE IT! I don’t think I tell you often enough, but I’m not an expert. At anything really…. Read more »

Humans of the Outdoors: Stephenie

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A note from Maman on the Trail: Meet Stephenie, a human of the outdoors. Stephenie lives near Chattanooga, Tennessee and gets outdoors with her husband and their eight children (aged 2-17). Here is her story… On her time outdoors… Our family gets outdoors on a weekly basis, if not more. The kids play outside on a daily basis; there is a… Read more »

guzzie+Guss Perch High-Chair Review (+ Giveaway August 28-30)

Perch High-Chair Review - mamanonthetrail.com

I received these items at no cost to facilitate my review. All opinions remain my own.  We live in a 2-bedroom apartment and have taken a minimalistic approach to baby gear. We try to only acquire dual-purpose items or those that pack small and travel well. And, we cannot store items that we stop using after only a few months,… Read more »

Humans of the Outdoors: Jenny

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A note from Maman on the Trail: Meet Jenny, a human of the outdoors. Jenny lives in Florida and gets outdoors with her fiancé, two teenage sons (aged 14 and 17), and her dog. Here is her story… On her time outdoors… I trail run a few times a week and also plan my vacations around being outdoors. I usually… Read more »

Momzelle Breastfeeding Apparel Review (+ Giveaway Aug 17-Sept 7)

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I received these items at no cost to facilitate my review. All opinions remain my own.  I spend a lot of time being active. You have noticed that, right? Okay, good. I also spend a lot of time breastfeeding. And those two activities don’t always go together easily. This is due mostly to the clothing options for easy boob access…. Read more »

Humans of the Outdoors: Whitney

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A note from Maman on the Trail: Meet Whitney, a human of the outdoors. Whitney lives in Fort Myers, Florida and gets outdoors with her husband, their two children aged 3-5, her dog and friends. Here is her story… On her time outdoors… Once a week during the summer, my kids and I choose a different campground or state park… Read more »

Huckleberry’s First Camping Trip

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I can finally stand behind the “Camping” part of my blog’s tagline as we have officially camped as a family! Huckleberry’s first camping trip was a backcountry adventure in Frontenac Provincial Park, less than an hour from home. We kept it fairly simple, and hiked in from the north end of the park to the nearest campsite, only a 20-minute… Read more »

Les produits de MaYa Review {English/francais} (+ Giveaway August 8-22)

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I received this item at no cost to facilitate my review. All opinions remain my own.  La critique est disponible en français en dessous. As if we are already talking about going back to school?! You are probably busy making lists and checking them twice and getting ready to get the kiddies on the bus or off to wherever they… Read more »

Humans of the Outdoors: Lacey

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A note from Maman on the Trail: Meet Lacey, a human of the outdoors. Lacey lives in Tennessee and gets outdoors with her husband and their two dogs. Here is her story… On her time outdoors… I am outdoors every weekend and as much as possible in between. My husband and my two dogs, Milo and Bridger, are my outdoor adventuring… Read more »

Babymoov Anti-UV Tent Review (+ Giveaway August 3-9)

Babymoov Anti-UV Tent Review - mamanonthetrail.com

I received this item at no cost to facilitate my review. All opinions remain my own.  Sunscreen? Check. Sunhat? Check. Sunburn? Check. Wait, what? Yes, it has happened to us. We slathered Huckleberry with sunscreen before we left the house, we secured his hat firmly on his head, and we managed to stay in the shade most of the day…. Read more »

Take on Teething, Naturally (Review + Giveaway August 1-15)

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I apologize if you have a squirmy-wormy, sad and sucky, tired, teething babe; we’ll get to the teething remedy review momentarily… Welcome to the Pomp and Circumstance Children’s Product Giveaway Hop This event is brought to you by MamatheFox and On Honeysuckle Hill At each stop you will find awesome prizes fit for children ages 0-18. Be sure to enter… Read more »