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Getting dress for success

As you may know, we believe there is “No bad weather, only bad clothing” and we made a little video showing you how to dress for winter following the tried and true layering principal. The layering principle is nothing new; outdoorsy people have used it for ages.

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Traditional Halloween party games

By Debra Scott
Bobing for apples
Get a big bucket or pot (we used to use my mom’s bread making pot) fill with water and apples. Kids try to get an apple out of the water using their teeth… NO HANDS allowed. It is more difficult than it looks. Have lots of towels ready.

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My Florida

By Kari Svenneby

Like many Notherners our family likes to go down south for some extra sun in the winter and Florida is where we go for warmth on the beach and spend time on the water and visit our family.
The last trip we made we swam with the manatees, kayaked on the fourth largest fresh water spring in the world and enjoyed going to the voted “Best Beach in the USA”.


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Poem to the Outdoors


Dedicated to al those wonderful people who play outside with us rain, wind or shine


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Halloween branches

hallowenbranchSome times the simplest things make cool decorations. If you have followed me for a while you know I have a love for branches. We have used them for Christmas and Mardi Gras decorations. This time we were inspired to make a Halloween craft.

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...doused in sage butter yumminess...!) Yes, that title needs to be in caps. As in, shout-it-from-the-rooftops de.licious. Its in season, so why not make the best of it? Here's what you'll need:

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