Tag Archive: summer

52 Project, Week 29: Summer Trees

52 Project, Week 29: Summer Trees Summer is such a brief time in Minnesota.  It’s a few short months of sunshine, warmth, and greenery.  We can temporarily shed our many layers and don clothing that exposes our skin.  We wear sandals…
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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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52 Project, Week 23: Green

52 Project, Week 23: Green I love the color green!  It’s thrilling when the sun warms the earth in spring and everything seems to pop with green overnight.  The world comes alive with energy and excitement. When I see garden…
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Getting Lost on Norberg Trail

Getting Lost on Norberg Trail Camping, Day 6 When I was researching the area for things to do, I saw Norberg Trail as one of the highlights.  It looked breathtakingly beautiful.  With the rain and our busy schedule, we didn’t…
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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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Our 4 Year Old Caught The Most Fish!

Our 4 Year Old Caught The Most Fish! Camping Day 4 The morning started out with a panic attack.  Looking back, I can’t remember what caused it.  Maybe it was sleeping on a small, uncomfortable air mattress for half the…
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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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Bear Head Lake State Park

Bear Head Lake State Park Camping, Day 1 Around 1 pm on Sunday, we drove up to Bear Head Lake State Park.  The van was packed to the brim, and we were set for a fun week of camping.  Never having been…
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