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What We Have Been Up To: A Farewell To Our Outdoor Superhero

What We Have Been Up To: A Farewell To Our Outdoor Superhero

We received the news in early May that my stepdad, Charlie, would again battle cancer. Only this time, the cancer would win. Last month, we said our goodbyes to our outdoor superhero and he passed away peacefully.

He left me his beautiful Mad River canoe, which I will cherish forever and paddle proudly, as soon as the ice is out in the Spring.

We still have and use his old Eureka tent often.Continue Reading

3 fun family outdoor activities to keep the whole family engaged for hours & have the kids begging to GET OUT MORE!

3 fun family outdoor activities to keep the whole family engaged for hours & have the kids begging to GET OUT MORE!

If you have camped for any length of time, with children, you know how hard it is to keep their enthusiasm up. The secret to having tiny happy campers is to keep them busy! These activities are our absolute favorites for hiking, camping, or just having fun hanging out together in our back yard! No cheap, toxic…Continue Reading

Lake Placid Family Valentine’s Weekend Part I: The Olympic Center Attractions and a Ride on the Bobsled Run!

Lake Placid Family Valentine’s Weekend Part I: The Olympic Center Attractions and a Ride on the Bobsled Run!

My favorite Christmas gift this year, maybe ever, was from Chris. He booked a Valentine weekend trip for me, him, and Dora in our favorite outdoor winter sports town, the Olympic Village of Lake Placid, NY. A month or so before the trip, we purchased the Olympic Passports for all of us, which gave us…Continue Reading

Assateague Island Beach Camping Vacation Part 3: Sunset Silhouette Photography Fun!

Assateague Island Beach Camping Vacation Part 3: Sunset Silhouette Photography Fun!

My favorite Assateague Island photos have no ponies at all : ) It started with a chance shot taken as we headed back to camp from a pony spotting on the beach. Dora and I were on top of the dune, Chris was closer to the water below. And this happened…Continue Reading

The Mommy Challenge: It really IS more fun outdoors!

The Mommy Challenge: It really IS more fun outdoors!

I was challenged by a friend on Facebook to post a collage of me doing my mommy thing. Most of my photos were outdoors 🙂Continue Reading

A weekend at ADK’s Heart Lake Property

A weekend at ADK’s Heart Lake Property

A wonderful family weekend at one of our favorite placed on Earth!Continue Reading

I’m not ready for the fire to go out.

I’m not ready for the fire to go out.

“I’m not ready for the fire to go out.” So said my husband Saturday night. I couldn’t agree with him more.Continue Reading

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