One of the most engaging, exciting outdoor things you can do with a kid is garden.Now in our eleventh year at about 7500 feet, I feel like we've finally gotten the hang of gardening here. Unlike the ripe fertile soils of my youth, we battle gale force wind, quarter size hail, forty degree … [Read more...] about *Guest Post* Gardening With Kids
Dubois is 70 miles from the nearest real town of any size (one that goes beyond a gas station and a bar.) It is one of the most secluded towns in the entire country. It boasts a population of about 1000 people, and residents are proud to call it home. Nestled in a valley and surrounded by … [Read more...] about CLOSED! Great Things in a Small Town…**GIVEAWAY!**
*No words necessary - just a precious moment :) * … [Read more...] about This Moment
Tonight was momentous - we biked together as a family....all THREE of us (P is just a BIT too young at 4 months...) J has a balance bike and something clicked tonight as he rode around and we rode with him. I have taken him out to ride plenty of times, but I usually just walk pushing the stroller … [Read more...] about A Biking TRIO!
Confession: We love cookies at our house. Husband calls my KitchenAid mixer the "Chocolate Chip Cookie Maker." J can be bribed to do anything nearly with a cookie (uh not that I ever have to bribe my children....) The good news is that everyone is ok with healthy cookies (which are often like a … [Read more...] about “Those” Cookies
We have had our fair share of attempts at getting outside and enjoying the family that have ended in frustration, crying kids and a less-than-ideal situation. The reality is that those days just happen and we are slowly learning to not see it as a "failure" but rather a "learning experience". … [Read more...] about When Adventures don’t happen like they are supposed to….