Don’t have the budget for a big family vacation? No problem! What if I told you that you could have a fun family vacation right at home? Not possible you say? Well, I beg to differ. Ever heard of a staycation? A staycation is a vacation you take at home or with minimal travel from … Continue reading Stay In. Unplug. Restore
We’re South Dakotans born and raised and even we haven’t seen or experienced everything our beautiful state has to offer; but we’re working on it! For now, we’d like to share some of our adventures from our Black Hills vacation. Situated in the western half of the state, lies some of the most beautiful country … Continue reading Magnificence and Merriment in South Dakota
“I am grateful for what I am and have. My thanksgiving is perpetual.” Henry David Thoreau The picture above is from my dining room. In the frames, you’ll find all the turkeys my son made in elementary school; each one completely different from the previous years. I keep them behind our framed menus so that … Continue reading Thankful, Grateful, Happy
We got our first little bit of snow today. It wasn’t much, just barely enough to make the ground white before it started to disappear. It’s this time of year that makes me think about all the indoor activities we love that keep us warm and cozy. Although curling up in front of the fire … Continue reading Tuna Noodle Picnics and Blanket Forts
We are a busy family. We both have full time jobs. Our son has an after school job. We own a home. We have 3 dogs and a cat. As much as we'd love to travel full time, it's not in the cards for us right now. So, to pass the time between our bigger adventures, … Continue reading A Year of Home Adventures!