The excitement is building. Kids are heading back to school. The school buses will be running again, and the kids will be back to learning again. Are you ready?
When it comes to outdoor gear, many people want to do the responsible thing and choose items that aren’t harmful to the environment. Patagonia feels the same way, and it has worked hard to create products with a low environmental impact.
Breakfast, as you might have heard, is the most important meal of the day. That’s especially true for kids returning to school, who need fuel for energy and learning.
For many cyclists, their choice of footwear involves finding shoes designed to clip into the pedals. But what about those who ride with traditional flat pedals?
What if something out there had your kid begging you to turn off the TV or tablet, put away the video games, and listen to a story? It seems practically impossible in today’s media environment. But with podcasts, “no screens” becomes “no problem.” Podcasts made for—and even by—kids are poppi…
It doesn’t get much better than sleeping under the stars on a warm and breezy summer night. Taking your pet along for camping trips is a fun and adventurous way to enjoy nature and get some exercise together, but it does come with some added responsibilities.
The decision seemed straightforward. Bob McHenry’s heart was failing, and doctors recommended two high-risk surgeries to restore blood flow. Without the procedures, the 82-year-old man would die.
Carrying your phone along on a bike ride is a great way to navigate—if you can see it. It doesn’t do much good if you have to stop to get the phone out of a saddlebag or reach into the back pocket of your bike jersey to make sure you made the right turn at the fork in the road.
Named for the hotel where it was invented in Sweden, Hasselbacking is a technique where a vegetable (traditionally a potato) is partially sliced, accordion style, brushed with butter, sprinkled with bread crumbs and baked.
A summer tomato gratin should burst with concentrated, bright tomato flavor and contrasting firm texture from the bread, but most recipes lead to mushy results. Not this one.
Like it or not, phones have become necessary parts of our lives—even in the outdoors. You might not always have a signal, but your phone is still critical for its camera, maps and music.
If you own a dog, he or she can be like your “child.” You strive to provide excellent care through proper nutrition and exercise and with clean, comfortable surroundings. Then comes vacations that do not include the four-legged child. So what can you do to make sure you are replicating the h…
In America’s Dairyland, folks have about as much love for their Friday fish fries as they do for the Packers, cheese and beer. And leading the cheering squad—for the fish, not the football—is a Milwaukee guy named Caleb Westphal.
Time for another ghoulishly good time as the approach of Halloween brings out goblins and gore galore. Haunted houses aren’t the only option for scaring yourself silly this month. Consider this range of terrifying settings. Several are all-volunteer efforts whose proceeds help local charities.
Q: My wife is expecting our first child. My parents are divorced and both remarried; her mom died when my wife was a teenager and her dad remarried. Our policy is that all our parents and stepparents are “Grandma” and “Grandpa” regardless of step-status.