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Tag Archives: Michigan

Get thee to a campground!

I can still smell it. The huge ten-person canvas tent that my family had while growing up. It weighed a ton, had that distinct weathered canvas aroma, and came accompanied … Continue reading

June 17, 2013 · Leave a comment

Starting them young… getting your child into snowsports

We enrolled our three year old, Soren, in his first ski lesson last year. We’ve actually had our son on the slopes since he was 19 months old, however this … Continue reading

October 11, 2012 · 6 Comments

Our Summer 2012 Bucket List

Each summer, BK (before kids), my husband and I would make a list of the top things we wanted to do, see or enjoy over the summer. Annual standbys included … Continue reading

March 19, 2012 · Leave a comment

The hula hoop

My skills at the hula hoop have always been nil. I would watch in envy as friends, obviously more flexible than me, orbited the hoop around their midriff for what … Continue reading

February 1, 2012 · 1 Comment

Get out and play on World Snow Day!

Sunday January 22 is World Snow Day — a day when everyone across the globe is encouraged to get out and play in the snow. As Michiganders, winter is a … Continue reading

January 18, 2012 · 1 Comment

Free entry to National Parks this weekend

If you are within travel distance to the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, entry fees are waived this weekend as part of the National Park Service’s Free Entrance Days. Grab … Continue reading

January 13, 2012 · Leave a comment