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
If you are in the Lansing area, a great youth fishing opportunity is right around the corner. The Bill Earl Youth Fishing Event sign up has just opened and they are offering three dates in May this year! This event is for ages 5 and up and was so much fun for our two kiddos. … More Bill Earl Youth Fishing Event
I just read a story in Readers Digest (Yes, I still read it. Yes, it reminds me of my childhood and my grandparents, and yes, my vocabulary is outstanding because of it. Word Power.) anyway…. The article was a travel feature encouraging you to talk to strangers. The general point was that talking to others makes the journey … More The little path on the left…
This weekend, February 17-20th, you can join bird watchers from around the world as we count the birds in our backyard! This four day effort helps to create an annual snapshot of the distribution and abundance of birds. The Cornell Lab invites you to simply tally the numbers and kinds of birds you see at least 15 … More Great Backyard Bird Count
At the end of the summer last year our family packed up our site and left the campground a day early because rain was headed our way and we did not want to pack up a wet tent and supplies. It wasn’t the first time we dodged the rain by leaving early and it is … More Goodbye Tent, Hello Camper
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!
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