Clean Camp Laundry Soap

By | 2016-12-02T22:08:23+00:00 September 12th, 2016|Crafts, Recipes|

Once upon a time, I made all of my own laundry soap. Somewhere along the way, things got BUSY, and back to Tide we went. I've been missing the oh-so-good smell and feeling of accomplishment of making my own laundry soap. Knowing exactly what's in it is one of the best things about it, a [...]

The Fall Color reports are coming in…

By | 2016-12-02T22:08:23+00:00 September 7th, 2016|Travel|

Every year we await anxiously to see when the colors will show up in Michigan. Every Michigander knows we're pretty blessed with the amazing changes the fall brings in the landscape. I for one am pretty excited to get this color show on the road. Not to mention- Hoodies, cider, fires, Fall yall! I saw [...]

Stoney Brook State Park, Dansville NY

By | 2016-12-02T22:08:23+00:00 August 22nd, 2016|Campgrounds|

Address 10820 Route 36 South Dansville, NY 14437 Phone: (585) 335-8111 Secondary Phone: (585) 335-5530 Reservations Virtual Tour A month ago I started this post, but alas, life. And here I am finally finishing it. I still hope you enjoy checking out this venture outside of Michigan. Last year we started planning a [...]

Petoskey KOA- Petoskey MI

By | 2016-12-02T22:08:23+00:00 July 10th, 2016|Campgrounds, Travel|

A couple of weeks ago I was scheduled to shoot a wedding in Petoskey, MI This is such a lovely little corner of Michigan, and our summer has been so busy so far that I really wanted to bring the boys with me for the weekend so I didn't have to be away from them [...]

Jayco Travel Trailer Renovation

By | 2017-07-11T21:50:01+00:00 June 29th, 2016|Renovation|

Good Morning Friends! If you can remember back to last June- Ian and I started renovation on our 2011 Jayco Jay Flight Travel trailer. Check out the start of that renovation here in case you missed it. Over the past year I've been instagram-ing bits and pieces of our renovation, but not revealing the entire [...]

Summer Food Series: Doritos Taco Salad

By | 2016-12-02T22:08:23+00:00 June 21st, 2016|Recipes|

Happy Summer All! Since it's the first week of Summer I thought I'd start it off with a fun recipe for summer camping. My husband always gets sneaky and adds the ingredients to make this taco salad to my shopping list just before camping. He's always begging me to make it when we're on the road and it's [...]

Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, Empire MI

By | 2016-12-02T22:08:23+00:00 April 22nd, 2016|Campgrounds, Travel|

This spring, we ventured North to Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore. This past weekend started National Park Week, where, across the US, anyone can get into our beautiful National Parks for free! We really wanted to take advantage of an excuse to visit the Sleeping Bear Dunes which are only 3 okay, who are we [...]

Traverse City State Park, Traverse City MI

By | 2016-12-02T22:08:23+00:00 April 18th, 2016|Campgrounds, Travel|

Traverse City State Park Address: 1132 US-31, North, Traverse City, MI 49686 Reservations:(800) 447-2757 Phone:(231) 922-5270   Useful links for this area: Traverse City State Park Traverse City  Sleeping Bear Dunes National Park Sleeping Bear Heritage Trail Glen Arbor Spring has sprung friends! It is hard to believe that just a week prior to this we [...]

Find Your Park- National Parks in the Great Lakes State

By | 2016-12-02T22:08:23+00:00 March 29th, 2016|Travel|

  Did you know there are 3 National Parks, and a National Scenic Trail in the state of Michigan? Not only do we have amazing lakeshore, hundreds of State Parks, and thousands of acres to explore, but Michigan is home to these amazing National Park areas:   Isle Royale National Park Houghton, MI Isle Royale is [...]