Outdoor Research Women’s Sonata Hooded Down Jacket #ORInsightLab

Winter in Northern Michigan was a far cry from typical this year.  The abundance of snowpack that Michigan has always been known for was no where to be found, at least in our neck of the woods. Instead we found ourselves on a wild roller coaster ride, up and down, back and forth between the […]

BABY it’s COLD outside! #AventuraLife

Baby It’s Cold Outside! BABY it’s COLD outside and we couldn’t be more thrilled!  The Gales of November blew in right on schedule and brought in with it colder temperatures and the arrival of our first snowfall in Northern Michigan.  Yes, It is officially sweater weather in Northern Michigan! The perfect time to break out […]

Fall Color Touring in Michigan with Aventura Clothing 2016

Fall Color Touring Fall is in full swing and in it’s “Peak” season which means it’s Fall Color touring time in Northern Michigan. As a four seasons, outdoors family we have learned to love and embrace each and every season for it’s unique beauty and the changing of our outdoors activities. For us, fall color […]

Review: Life is Better Outside! EnerPlex Generatr™ 1200 and Commandr 20™ #AlwaysInCharge

Our Lifestyle Being self employed and a small family business owner has fantastic perks as you can imagine, such as being able to create our own flexible schedule and being blessed with the ability to work from home. Nevertheless, these great benefits bring along with it the great responsibility of taking care of the business […]

Gear Review: Outdoor Research Women’s Playa Sun Hoody #ORInsightLab

I am sure that I don’t have to tell most of you this, but it has been one long HOT Summer! Not only were the temps well above normal here in Northern Michigan, but my husband and I decided to take a long past due summer road trip traveling through the sunny, hot states of […]

Advice from a Tree

 ADVICE FROM A TREE Stand tall and proud Sink your roots into the earth Be content with your natural beauty Go out on a limb Drink plenty of water Remember your roots Enjoy the view!  I saw this quote while traveling with my husband recently and it really stuck with me.  Such wise wisdom and […]

Quote: May the forest be with you

Quote: “May the forest be with you”

Quote: What good is the warmth of summer, without the cold of winter …

Quote: “What good is the warmth of summer, without the cold of winter to give it sweetness”  — John Steinbeck

Quote:“The purpose of life is to live it …”

“The purpose of life is to live it, to taste experience to the utmost, to reach out eagerly and without fear for newer and richer experience.” — Eleanor Roosevelt

Five Things I Didn’t Expect to Learn on a SUP

  Summer is in full swing and anyone that knows me well, knows that I absolutely love being in or near the water! Born and raised in the Great Lakes State of Michigan, summer days have always been spent with plenty of fun in the sun outdoors enjoying sports and activities and being out on […]