Monthly Archives: November 2016

Kiddy Adventure Pack Child Carrier Backpack Review

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I received this item at no cost to facilitate my review. All opinions remain my own.  For the first 9 months of Huckleberry’s life, we were all about the soft-structured carriers: like our Onya Baby Outback and MiaMily HIPSTER Plus. As our hikes grew longer and Huckleberry grew heavier, we quickly realized we needed something more. We need something that could… Read more »

Humans of the Outdoors: Chantal

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A note from Maman on the Trail: Meet Chantal, a human of the outdoors. Chantal lives in Edmundston, New Brunswick and gets outdoors with her husband, Marc, and their 2 daughters: Catherine who is 4 years old and Aria who is 1 and a half years old. Here is her story… On her time outdoors… My husband and I are… Read more »

How We Do: Packing for a Day Hike

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Ask and you shall receive! Here is a list of everything that we pack for a typical 4-8 hour day hike: Day Pack (we use a MEC Air Hike 22L with hideaway rain cover) Water (we use a CamelBak Antidote 3L Reservoir) Knife (we use a True Utility SmartKnife) First Aid Kit (we use a 79-piece camping First Aid Kit… Read more »

Humans of the Outdoors: Nyssa

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A note from Maman on the Trail: Meet Nyssa, a human of the outdoors. Nyssa lives in Fergus, Ontario and gets outdoors with her husband, Chris, and their 10-month old daughter, Arya. Here is her story… On her time outdoors… I hit the local trails almost daily with Arya strapped to me (thank you, maternity leave, for the time to… Read more »

ReTrak SelfieStick Review

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I received this item at no cost to facilitate my review. All opinions remain my own. If you follow me on Instagram you’ll know how much I like to take photos. You may not know that all of my photos are taken with my iPhone 4S. I don’t have a fancy camera, or a tripod, nor do I want to lug… Read more »

Frontenac Challenge 2016 – The Fourth Quarter

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WE DID IT! Between September 1st and October 31st, we hiked every single loop trail in Frontenac Provincial Park! With all of our doubling back to access interior trails, and hiking in to camp, we totalled about 150km in those two months. And we did it all with a baby on our back and a dog by our side. And… Read more »

Humans of the Outdoors: Lindsay

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A note from Maman on the Trail: Meet Lindsay, a human of the outdoors. Lindsay lives in Alberta and gets outdoors with her husband and their two girls, who are 2 and 5 years old. Here is her story… On her time outdoors… I grew up getting outside and now I want that for my kids. Carpe diem, we get active how… Read more »

Emmett’s ABCs of Winter Fun

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Another guest post from Kate of Emmett’s ABCs: Kate is the founder of Emmett’s ABCs, a baby and family focused product review blog. Her mission is to do the heavy-lifting, product research, and analysis of the best products out there, so you don’t have to! In her past life, Kate was a marketing professional, and has a deep understanding of… Read more »

Kirby the Trail Dog’s Birthday Giveaway

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Kirby the Trail Dog is turning six! What a pawsitvely perfect excuse for a giveaway! If you have a dog or know a dog, you’ll want to read on… Kirby the Trail Dog is a spunky, energetic, nature-loving Wheaten Terrier who has been a huge part of our lives for the past 6 years. He was our first baby and… Read more »

Humans of the Outdoors: Sarah

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A note from Maman on the Trail: Meet Sarah, a human of the outdoors. Sarah lives on Salt Spring Island, British Columbia and gets outdoors with her husband, Dwane, and their two kids, Molly (4 years old) & Chuck (2 and a half years old). Here is her story… On her time outdoors… I just completed a 32-day canoe trip… Read more »

Belly Bedaine Kangarooo Sweater Review {English/français}

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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. It’s getting chilly outside! But that doesn’t mean you should stay indoors. There are many “tools” out there to help you and your little ones continue to profit from a daily dose of Vitamin N, and… Read more »