Category Archives: outings

Kayak Point

Kayak Point has become an annual tradition. If two years in a row counts as a tradition. What a beautiful place. It’s not far from home, a little over an hour north. It’s on Susan Point, part of the Sound,

Kayak Point

Kayak Point has become an annual tradition. If two years in a row counts as a tradition. What a beautiful place. It’s not far from home, a little over an hour north. It’s on Susan Point, part of the Sound,

Chinook Bend Natural Area

While the little ones are away, the big ones get to play. Or something like that. I’ve been wanting to check out the Chinook Bend Natural Area for a while. But some places are easier to do without Saige and

Chinook Bend Natural Area

While the little ones are away, the big ones get to play. Or something like that. I’ve been wanting to check out the Chinook Bend Natural Area for a while. But some places are easier to do without Saige and

Swamp Trail

A summer Friday and the kiddos and I had zero plans… my favorite kind of summer day. I knew I wanted to embrace doing nothing after lunch, which meant I needed to do something with the kiddos in the morning

Swamp Trail

A summer Friday and the kiddos and I had zero plans… my favorite kind of summer day. I knew I wanted to embrace doing nothing after lunch, which meant I needed to do something with the kiddos in the morning

Dash Point Beach

July already and we’re just now getting around to filling our weekends with family outings. We were caught up with weekend kiddo activities and finishing our around the house list, which we pretty much have. Only a few lingering items—nothing

Dash Point Beach

July already and we’re just now getting around to filling our weekends with family outings. We were caught up with weekend kiddo activities and finishing our around the house list, which we pretty much have. Only a few lingering items—nothing

Camp Orkila Twenty Eighteen

The annual Camp Orkila trip took place over Mother’s Day weekend. Brian, Blaise, Laine, and Bob returned, and Saige and Courtney made their debut. Rumor has it they had a great time (as usual); the kiddos are already asking to

Camp Orkila Twenty Eighteen

The annual Camp Orkila trip took place over Mother’s Day weekend. Brian, Blaise, Laine, and Bob returned, and Saige and Courtney made their debut. Rumor has it they had a great time (as usual); the kiddos are already asking to

Tulips

Driving up north to see the tulips has become an annual tradition. This is the third year the kiddos and I have made the trek, and the first year Brian has joined us. I’m more of a weekday person… crowds

Tulips

Driving up north to see the tulips has become an annual tradition. This is the third year the kiddos and I have made the trek, and the first year Brian has joined us. I’m more of a weekday person… crowds

Great Wolf Lodge

It’s that time of year again, Great Wolf Lodge time. We went last year in early February. This year, mid-March. And the first time we went, early May. I’m pretty sure this is an official annual trip now. I know

Great Wolf Lodge

It’s that time of year again, Great Wolf Lodge time. We went last year in early February. This year, mid-March. And the first time we went, early May. I’m pretty sure this is an official annual trip now. I know