Happy New Year!

Wow, what an end-of-the-year! I think I started writing posts about 5 times. But alas, here we are. Is everyone frozen? It is cold up here in the north tundra-okay, we aren't really that far north, but it feels that way sometimes. I think the coldest it has gotten was -15°F. Brrr. That ain't right.… Continue reading Happy New Year!

Backpacking, Camping, Hiking, Outside Fun!, Uncategorized

First Backpacking Trip! part 1

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

Hiking, Uncategorized

Hiking with Kids: What You Need to Know

We love hiking...almost as much as camping. There are some important things that definitely make the experience better. Here is a short list of things to think about before your next hiking excursion with your kiddos. Know your kiddos I know, I know...we all know our kiddos. What I mean is, be aware of their limits… Continue reading Hiking with Kids: What You Need to Know