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#OptOutside This Black Friday

#OptOutside

Thanksgiving is fast approaching, and millions of Americans are cutting short their special time with family and friends so they can shop!  Yes, shop!  Unbelievable, right?  This year, the Hiking Lady family is choosing to spend time together outside the whole week of Thanksgiving.  #OptOutside started in 2015 when REI Co-op decided to close their …

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Save the Planet with 3 Earth-Friendly Holiday Gift Ideas!

A perfect gift: an insulated 18/8 stainless steel water bottle

This holiday season, why not spoil the loved ones on your gift list with sustainable, earth-friendly gifts that they can cherish now and for years to come.  You’ll feel great that you’re buying with a conscience, and they’ll be impressed that you were so thoughtful! 3 Sustainable Earth-Friendly Holiday Gifts I looked no further than …

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Get Your Children Outside! New Study Proves They Will Be Happier Adults

What is a simple, fun, and free activity that you can do with your family that will help your children physically and mentally? Getting your children outside! Can I shout it any louder? Here at Hiking Lady I work to convince people that sometimes the simplest things are the best. Getting outside with your children …

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Hot Hiking Gear Deals: End of Summer Clearance!

End of summer gear deals

Hello hiking friends, As summer winds up, Labor Day weekend is just around the corner.   That means it is time to grab some bargains as stores rush to make room for snowsports gear! Here are some fantastic deals to check out before you store away your summer gear: Labor Day Gear Deals REI has an …

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Buying and Installing A Roof Box

Thule Fit Guide, Step 2

Regular Hiking Lady readers probably saw my post last month: All About Roof Bars, Roof Boxes, and my Thule story. After checking that out, be sure to visit Hiking 101: Roof Boxes, where I have an in depth look of how to select what will best suit your needs. I’m confident that after you read …

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All About Roof Bars, Roof Boxes, and My Thule Story

Greetings Hiking Lady readers, Exciting news: I have some fantastic content in the works all about roof bars and roof boxes. Our growing family was desperately in need of a roof cargo carrier for our Jeep Grand Cherokee to make our adventures possible. First, stay tuned for a new in depth guide at Hiking 101: …

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Win KÜHL Women’s Hiking Pants

Are you gearing up for spring and summer hiking? Then you’ll want to enter this month’s Hiking Lady giveaway of a pair of KÜHL hiking pants! Over at Hiking Baby I recently posted a review of KÜHL’s boys’ apparel (the KÜHL Revolvr Pants and the KÜHL Revel 1/4 Zip Pullover). KÜHL was so impressed that …

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REI Dividend Time! $$$$$

REI Dividend

March is a very special time of year for me…a wonderful gift arrives in the mail, and it is free money.  Yes, free money.  Well, almost free.  All you need is a lifetime REI Co-op membership that costs a mere $20.  Each year in March, I get 10% of my annual spending on full priced …

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The Nomadik Subscription Box Review – Part 2

Last month I had the opportunity to take an in depth look at a Nomadik Subscription Box. They sent me a second box to review, and I’m excited to tell you what’s inside and whether or not it is a good value! The Better Basecamp Nomadik Box This month Nomadik sent out their Better Basecamp …

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