Category Archives: Adventure

Dirty and Weird and We Wouldn’t Miss It

I’m not doing 7 Quick Takes today. I really can’t gather my thoughts enough to write seven different things. BUT, I can share some photos with you from our trip to the Dirty Weird Zoo yesterday. The place is still … Continue reading

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Five Favorites – Little Moments

My five favorite little moments of this week. 1. Watching the girls play in this tall grass: I took the next picture thinking I was going to capture a total “Little House on the Prairie” moment as they were running, slightly downhill, through the … Continue reading

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New-and-Improved Summer Fun – A Family Tradition

I’ve been working on our Summer Fun List again for this year (see last year’s list here). My kids loved doing it last year and they enjoyed the Fall and Winter List too, so we’re going for it again. I … Continue reading

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Skiing, Valentine-ing, and Birthday Prep

I promise I’m not going to make this another post about how sick we have all been. Everyone is really feeling better now. But, I would like to update in order to amend Friday’s post. The one in which I … Continue reading

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Disney Trip Take 2 – Success!

Last year we went to Disney World’s Magic Kingdom for the first time with the girls. I remembered going as a kid and just doing it, with no major advanced planning or strategizing. I vaguely noted that lots of people … Continue reading

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It Was Worth It

Last week we were in Florida, busily trying to soak in as much decent weather as we could, while folks here in the north had negative-gazillion-degree temperatures again. If you aren’t a member of my family, you might want to … Continue reading

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Treasure

Yesterday we took the girls on a long treasure hunt. It was cold and windy. We ended up with one shell, one piece of shell, and two pieces of hickory nut husk as our “treasures.” Not much in the way … Continue reading

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Louisville – A Little Walk Down Memory Lane

I took the girls to Louisville this past weekend. 18 hours in the car, by myself, with three children under five. Nine there (Thursday), nine back (Sunday). Whew! We made it, and it really wasn’t bad at all. The trip … Continue reading

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Fall Fun and a Girls’ Road Trip (Gulp)

Oh, how I love fall. We’ve been making yummy stuff. ^^Check out my budding chef grating nutmeg on the microplane. They were so proud of their creation. I had a lot of fun making the caramel apples with them. I … Continue reading

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60 Kids’ Activities for Fall and Winter – The List is Done!

Our Fall and Winter Fun List is done! 60 fun things we will be doing in the next six months: Draw faces on leaves Make an apple pie Make fall leaves spice art Go to local apple orchard Make a … Continue reading

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