Learning to Drive Again From the Passenger’s Seat

July 9, 2014
Driving

As adults, we jump into the car just about everyday without much thought, shift the transmission into drive, and hit the roads to drive wherever we need to go....
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Summer Chaos

July 1, 2014
Photo Credit Jessica Lucia

I started this summer out with my typical plans.  We would study Spanish every day.  I would work out at the gym every day.  My kids would clean their...
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Zion – My New Favorite National Park

June 17, 2014
Zion National Park The Narrows

Our family recently visited Zion National Park for just under a week. What a beautful, amazing park to visit! We camped in the Watchman Campground which was nice enough....
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Summer 2014 Wildflowers of the San Juan Mountains

July 28, 2014
San Juan Parent Wildflowers

  SJPmamaSJPmama is the founder and editor at San Juan Parent. She created San Juan Parent because she wanted to find fun activities for families in the San Juan...
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Wasatch Trail

July 20, 2014
Wasatch Trail

We recently did the smaller loop of the Wasatch Trail and it was hands down one of the prettiest hikes I’ve ever been on! There are a couple variations...
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The Ride Festival with the Fam

July 18, 2014
The Ride Festival

This past weekend marked the third year of Telluride’s newest music festival, The Ride Festival.  This has to be one of my favorites to attend with the kids.  It’s...
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Hiking Trails

Wasatch Trail

Wasatch Trail

We recently did the smaller loop of the Wasatch Trail and it was hands down one of the prettiest hikes I’ve ever been on! There are a couple variations of the Wasatch Trail and also different approaches. The longest loop is about 14 miles and goes from town, up Bear Creek, and over to...

Buck Trail

Buck Trail on Uncompahgre Plateau

We recently hiked Buck Trail up on the Uncompahgre Plateau. From Oak Grove Road, head out Highway 90 for about ten minutes until you see the Trailhead on the right.  This trail is a 7 mile loop through the trees  and it goes by a pretty pond.  It drops down initially and winds through...

Zion National Park The Narrows

Zion – My New Favorite National Park

Our family recently visited Zion National Park for just under a week. What a beautful, amazing park to visit! We camped in the Watchman Campground which was nice enough. I have to admit that ‘camping’ was a bit of a stretch here because we borrowed my inlaw’s giant camper. We had electric hookups, but...

San Juan Parent Mom-Boy Adventures

Take Time for the Golden Moments…Mom-Boy Adventures!

I remember being a young mother of two toddlers and hearing friends with older children and other older parents in the store say, “Enjoy this time it goes so fast. Your kids will be grown before you know it.”  I couldn’t possibly imagine that happening at the time as I was in survival mode,...

Summer Bucket List Krista Montalvo

Family Summer Bucket List

This summer our family decided to make a bucket list to hang on our fridge.  When we can’t think of something to do, we can look to our list to make sure we all have the best summer ever.  We all sat around our dinner table last night and discussed all the things that...

Parenting

Driving

Learning to Drive Again From the Passenger’s Seat

As adults, we jump into the car just about everyday without much thought, shift...

Photo Credit Jessica Lucia

Summer Chaos

I started this summer out with my typical plans.  We would study Spanish every...

Photo-By-Rochelle,-just-Rochelle

Cash for Candy

From the vault, originally posted in 2011! ___________________________________________________________________________ So, what are you going to...

Motherhood and Pie

Motherhood and Pie: An Epiphany of Epic Baking – Meltdown Proportions

A Guest Post by Trina Hobbs  It all began the other day on Facebook,...

Photo Credit Fine Art America.com

Seasons of Life

We are currently entering my very favorite season.  Fall.  I love the colors, the...


Inspirational Quote

If you are not willing to risk the unusual, you will have to settle for the ordinary.
Jim Rohn