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Tag Archives: Pure Michigan

Slow down your world — five tips for slow family living

Even with young mittenkidz (2.5 and 5), I find our lives packed to the gills at times. It seems as if every weekend we have something going on. We’re always … Continue reading

October 25, 2013

Take to the trails during Michigan Trails Week

Take to the trails during Michigan Trails Week, Sept. 21-28 Free park admission Sept. 28 September 21-28 is Michigan Trails Week – a week created to encourage Michiganders to get … Continue reading

September 22, 2013

How do you like your s’mores?

August 10 is National S’More Day. That campfire treat that we’ve been enjoying since we were kids actually has its own day. It’d be futile for me to count how … Continue reading

August 10, 2013

How to survive the weekend camping with a toddler

We did it. We survived tent camping with our one-and-a-half year old last summer, and we’re ready for round two: camping with a two-and-a-half-year-old this year. Truth be told, it … Continue reading

August 1, 2013

Rainy day fun.

Stuck at the cabin, campsite, or even at home due to a little rain? Bring out a roll of blue painters tape and let the fun begin. The imaginations will … Continue reading

July 27, 2013

Sand be gone.

I’m guessing that every other mom probably already knows this trick for getting beach sand off a child — I somehow was not in line the day this little piece … Continue reading

July 8, 2013

Summer 2013 bucket list

Another summer. Another bucket list. Each year my husband and I make our annual summer bucket list. Summer can seemingly go by so fast, so for us, this list serve … Continue reading

July 6, 2013

Reduced campsite fees in Michigan

They may be rustic but they are still fun. Some of my best childhood memories are from the camping escapades with my parents and four siblings in Michigan. @MichiganDNR: Campsite … Continue reading

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