MSU Science Fest

One of our favorite events of the year is coming up in about a month! The Michigan State University Science Festival has a variety of science based activities, talks, presentations, demos and community events for all ages. Our family has participated for the last four years and this event gets bigger and better every year! … More MSU Science Fest

Ready for 2017!

Every time I think about working on this blog more, I feel happy. I love to share ideas about spending time with your family out in Nature… Then I get overwhelmed by all the daily things I have to balance.. . My family (pack the lunch, kids to school, try to look somewhat presentable and … More Ready for 2017!

Summer Fun List

Last summer I read a Pintrest post about making a Summer Bucket List with your kids. After trying to describe why we use the word bucket….. “It’s like kick the bucket. Things to do before you kick the bucket.” “Yes, like things to do before you are dead.” “No, you are not going to die … More Summer Fun List

Bird #100

Last year I decided to delve into the art of birding a little more deeply. I have always loved spotting birds in the wild and trying to figure out what they are, but I never took the time to investigate much further than my own limited knowledge and the knowledge of those around me. All … More Bird #100

Snowy Owl Adventure

For Christmas this year my sister-in-law decided to get her nieces and nephews an animal adoption kit from the World Wildlife Fund. She gave them the catalog last year and the circled what the wanted to adopt. Our son chose an Anaconda (I am pretty sure he wanted the biggest stuffed animal they offered… and … More Snowy Owl Adventure

Nature at Disney

Michigan winters make escaping to the south a great February warm up! Our family of four left for Disney from Detroit when it was about 20 degrees out and arrived to a beautiful 67 degree sunshine filled state! We stayed for a week and amidst the craziness of Disney World were able to spot some great birds! … More Nature at Disney