Essential Gear: The Multi Tool

I’ve carried a mini multi tool for years, in both my everyday carry and in my hiking backpack. Over the years, I have used them so many times, from mundane snipping of threads, to many a hack. A few months back, my favorite Leatherman…

Gear Review: Deuter Fox 30

A long time ago, when my oldest was around 7, a new backpack had come to the market. I saved up and bought it for my oldest, Ford. It was a game changer. It was the Deuter Kids’ Fox 30 Backpack. For it was…

Gear Find: Kid Sized Water Bottles

Something to ponder….ever gone shopping for child sized water bottles that are neither heavy, flimsy as a paper cup or heavily encrusted with cartoon characters and not break your wallet? Yeah, not so easy! If I ever see another Frozen The Movie water bottle…