If you add up all the ski resorts in America, last year about 56 million of us spent a day on the slopes. This number has been flat for about a decade. Snow sports simply aren’t growing. That's why five years ago I published the first Best Family Ski and Snowboarding Guide.
Five Years of Celebrating SNOW!
This year we celebrate five years of publishing the nation's most read snow guide for families. We're so thankful to our sponsors and the contributors to this guide; it truly is a labor of love.
In my opinion, the only way to grow participation in winter sports is one mom at a time. Five years ago, I started the SNOW guide as a resource for families to play outdoors in the winter. Now more than ever, I think we all need to unplug and enjoy the simple pleasures of a day spent in the snow.
This year my challenge to you is to get out there with the kids. With so many things competing for our attention, there’s nothing more important than the ability to focus on what’s in front of us. Snow sports like skiing, boarding and snowshoeing force you to look ahead and live in the moment. Make this the year you plan a girls’ trip to bond on the lifts or pull the kids out of school on a powder day. Let’s all vow that as parents, we can be the force to save winter.
Five Tips for the Perfect Pumpkin Patch Visit
It's that time of the year again...pumpkin patch time! While I love a nice Pumpkin Spice Latte as much as the next fall lovin' girl...for me, the season is all about spending time with my family...and hopefully that time is spent outside as much as possible. If you're headed out ...read more
Perfect for Fall Pumpkin Spice Dirt Bomb Recipe
Get your pumpkin spice fix with this tasty dirt bomb recipe. Unlike fried donuts, this recipe is a little lighter and, since no hot oil is involved, a lot less messy. These dirt bombs, or baked donuts, are irresistible cakey muffins that are spiked with nutmeg and ginger, and ...read more
Save Money at a Ski Swap
Are the slopes in your future? If you want to save money on ski gear, consider a ski swap. A swap is a great way to buy and sell used equipment. Most swaps consist of a variety of gear, from brand new to used skis and snowboards to skis; from poles to boots to bindings and ...read more
How to use the guide
The best way to use the Best Family Ski and Snowboarding Guide to plan your winter fun is to read it and and save the pages you need to shop and plan your perfect day in the snow. And please, if you find the guide useful, be sure to share it with your friends.
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Past Momtrends Ski Guides
This Best Family Ski and Snowboarding Guide feature is from the heart.