Well, it snowed. Though not technically the first snow of the season, it is the first snow the kids are actually able to play with. Or sit in and eat. I really want to believe it is beautiful...truly. It is pretty. But I, like a lot of people in Minnesota, have a hard time with… Continue reading Winter Fun! Wait, isn’t that an Oxymoron?
So, kiddo number one, only by age, and I went backpacking a few months ago. It was...an interesting experience. I researched, researched, and then researched some more--big surprise right!?! We, and by "we" I mean I, finally settled on Afton State Park. There are a few reasons for this: For starters, being that this was… Continue reading First Backpacking Trip! part 1
Happy Happy Mothers Day to all you Mommas out there! I got my fantastic present a week early, not to brag but my hubs gives the best gifts! I got.....drumroll....a lemon tree!! I. Am. Excited! Yes, I know..living in Minnesota is not conducive to growing lemon trees. That's why I am going to keep it… Continue reading Mothers Day Fun!
Have you ever had those times when you just cannot find a moment to actually go to a park, or hiking, or somewhere--anywhere outside? Me too. Sometimes you just need to stay around the house for a day of yard work. But you still want to find ways to make the work fun, and make the… Continue reading Getting Outside When You Can’t Go Anywhere.