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

Fenner in December

My son has a December birthday and most of the time the weather is cold, possibly snowy and not ideal for a day spent outside. This year was an exception! The temperature hit 50 and we headed out to a local nature center for a fun event they had planned. Fenner Nature Center in Lansing hosted … More Fenner in December

Fishing Pole Prep

Last summer I kept shopping around for a case or bag to carry and pack our fishing poles safely when camping and heading out on the boat. I can’t tell you the number of times we were getting tangled in and out of the car, getting caught on the other poles and hooks getting stuck … More Fishing Pole Prep