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My First Time Planking!

My First Time Planking! 5 Week Workout Challenge: Week 2, Day 3 We tried something new for this workout!  We challenged ourselves with sit ups, push ups and planks.  It was a lot of fun! Unfortunately, there was a camera…
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Swimming By The Ruins of an Old Mill

Swimming By The Ruins of an Old Mill 5 Week Workout Challenge: Week 2, Day 2 Old Mill Park Nate has been working on the RV a lot recently.  He took off a week of work and spent most of…
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How to Make Slime

How to Make Slime Cupcake begged me for months to make slime.  With busy school schedules, we barely had time to breathe, much less, attempt a new, potentially messy and time-consuming craft.  I promised her that we would make slime…
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52 Project, Week 14: Favorite Scripture

52 Project, Week 14: Favorite Scripture This is my first chalkboard creation!  My daughter Cat usually makes me beautiful art on the chalkboard that Nate made for me.  Since this was my challenge, I thought I had better give it a…
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A Park Merges Rich History With Green Design

5 Week Workout Challenge: Week 1, Day 5 Spring Lake Park, Schaar’s Bluff Spring Lake Park is one of my favorite places to take walks with the family.  The views are breathtaking, the trails are very well maintained and there…
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5 Week Workout Challenge: Week 1, Day 4

5 Week Workout Challenge: Week 1, Day 4 Minnehaha Creek Trail I haven’t been to Minnehaha Falls for awhile, so I was really looking forward to our hike.  Minnehaha Falls feels like home.  My Maternal Grandparents used to live not…
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5 Week Workout Challenge: Week 1, Day 3

5 Week Workout Challenge: Week 1, Day 3 Hay Creek For day three, we drove to Red Wing to check out the Hay Creek Cross Country Trail.  The kids loved playing with the tongue twister of a name after I…
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5 Week Workout Challenge: Week 1, Day 2

5 Week Workout Challenge: Week 1, Day 2 Lebanon Hills, Jensen Lake Trail Originally, the weather forecast predicted thunderstorms.  We delayed our hike due to some destructive storms we’ve had recently.  I wouldn’t want to be halfway through a hike…
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