Hi I'm Rachel! An outdoor mama who has a passion for hiking, fitness, and all things healthy livin'! Better LIVIN is about living your best life. For almost ten years...
Snow Shoeing to Forum Falls
The Cameron Lake road in Waterton Lakes National Park reopened this fall after being under reconstruction for years from the Kenow Fire. It's a winter...
Snowshoeing Over an Avalanche
Have you ever had an outdoor adventure and found out later that the avalanche area you walked over occurred in the last 12 hours or...
Learning to Ski at Pass Powderkeg
I'm a graduate again! This time instead of a long ceremony and weird looking hat, I received a certificate and a season's pass to Pass...
Natural Hyaluronic Products to Help Dry, Winter Skin
Winter is here! Between the constant illnesses, the extreme cold, and the tight, dry skin, I find myself wondering why I live in such a […]
Wellness Gift Guide
I’m not one to put together a bunch of shopping lists at the holidays, but rather leave that to those bloggers who put together beautiful […]
Electrolytes are Just as Important in the Winter!
November is here and we’ve all pulled out the coats, gloves, and toques in preparation. But while you’re prepping for cold weather, remember that electrolytes […]
Catching the Last of the Larches at Upper Rowe Lake
This fall has been exquisite, probably the best fall since I moved here twelve years ago! My garden grew up until the first week of […]
Ways I’m Trying to Improve My Sleep Quality
I’ve always been a great sleeper but lately stress and kids waking me up has really impacted my sleep quality. This is completely new territory […]
Looking for Paradise Lake
What kind of hiker are you? Do you pore over trail reviews and maps before you go? Or do you just look at the basic […]
Personalize Your Home With a Photowall Mural
I’m not good at home decor. There are some women who have a knack and some of us who just do our best to copy […]
Lost in the Larches at Haig Ridge
Fall is the best time to hike. The weather is cooler, the trails are less crowded, and the colours are so amazing! I recently wrote […]
Pascallerg; a Homeopathic Treatment for Fall Allergies
I swear I blinked and it was fall! My backyard tree always produces all this fluffy white stuff that sneaks its way into the house […]