Tag Archive: adventure

8 Tips to Survive Camping With Severe Allergies

8 Tips to Survive Camping With Severe Allergies Camping with allergies can be difficult, but it’s not impossible!  Like most things with severe allergies, camping takes a lot of planning and preparing.  Adding in allergy planning takes just a step further…
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We Went 2,341 Feet Underground!

We Went 2,341 Feet Underground! Camping, Day 5 The Soudan Mine Since it was another rainy day, we decided to head out to see The Soudan Mine.  I didn’t know what to expect, but it sounded interesting.  I had never…
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Checking Out Ely, Minnesota

Checking Out Ely, Minnesota 3rd Day of Camping I woke up to the sun making glowing shadows on the roof of our tent as it passed through the leaves on the trees.  Already I could feel the sun warming the…
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We Locked Our Keys In The Van

We Locked Our Keys In The Van Camping, Day 2 After a night of heavy rain, everything outside the tent was wet.  Thankfully, we were nice and dry inside!  I woke up and got out of bed before everyone else…
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If At First, You Don’t Succeed, Try, Try Again

5 Week Workout Challenge: Week 5, Day 1 Schaar’s Bluff After getting sick, we missed week 5 of our workout challenge.  Rather than give up, I thought it would be best to try again.  I’m using the old proverb, “If…
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52 Project, Week 21: Simplicity

52 Project, Week 21: Simplicity When I think of the word “simplicity” I think of nature.  Nature is an incredibly complex system, but being outside, in the woods, is where I feel peace and quiet.  When I am outside, surrounded…
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52 Project, Week 19: Jewelry

52 Project, Week 19: Jewelry I had an image in my head for the jewelry photography project.  It was one of those projects where you need two people.  I knew that a tripod would be difficult to get the angle…
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52 Project, Week 18: Spring Trees

52 Project, Week 18: Spring Trees The spring trees challenge was a lot of fun to photograph.  After choosing to photograph the same spot of trees for the winter, spring, summer and autumn challenge, I already knew where one of…
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Hastings Rivertown Days Parade 2017

Hastings Rivertown Days Parade 2017 The Hastings Rivertown Days Parade is a big event every year.  It’s fun to see people we know in the community handing goodies out to the kids.  We also enjoy the creative and fun floats, vehicles…
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Hastings Rivertown Days 2017

Hastings Rivertown Days 2017 Every year we go to Hastings Rivertown Days.  One of our favorite things to do as a family is to go to The Dime Carnival.  The kids play games to their heart’s content and win tickets…
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