Hiking with Babies and Toddlers

Cam was 4 years old when we visited Yosemite National Park in California, which needs to be on everybody’s bucket list by the way.  This particular hike was a 2-mile hike to the top of a waterfall. As a novice hiker, it wasn’t until about halfway in, that my burning thighs helped me to realize going…

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Day Adventure Guide: Museum Scavenger Hunt (Free PDF Download)

If you have learned anything about me by now, it’s probably that (1) I don’t like to sit at home and (2) I’m obsessed with showing my kids this beautiful planet.  And since I haven’t convinced Jimmy to sell our house and all our possessions in order travel the world for a year (I’m working on it!),…

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Easiest Slime Recipe. Ever.

I feel like every post I write is a result of me testing my own sanity.  And it’s becoming a habit.  Cam and I have been wanting to try a new slime recipe we saw online.  He assumed we would do it one afternoon during nap time.  That’s a safe assumption, seeing as the main…

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Day Adventure Guide: The Farm at Walnut Creek (Sugarcreek, Ohio)

We’re a sucker for all things local.  And that rings true whether we are at home, or visiting a new place.  We love exploring and supporting local, one-of-a-kind places.  Located in the heart of Amish country in central Ohio, The Farm at Walnut Creek will not disappoint.  It’s a working Amish farm, with animals to…

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Day Adventure Guide: Skipping Rocks

“Life is about moments.  Create them, don’t wait for them.” -author unknown Those of you that know me, know this – I’m a purger.  I keep nothing. I save nothing.  My mother-in-law refuses to give me anything of sentimental value for fear I’ll throw it away.  I come by this naturally, my father’s the same…

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(FREE) Day Adventure Idea: Cleveland Edgewater Beach & Public Square Splash Pad

  It’s no secret, Jimmy and I, LOVE the beach.  But alas, we live in northeastern Ohio, in the direct opposite of a beach town. Last fall, on one of our Cleveland exploration days, we found ourselves at Edgewater Beach.  We were very impressed and promised to come back in the summer.   I know…

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