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 | 2016-12-02T22:08:23+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 thing, [...]

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 [...]

The Michigan Explorer’s Bucket List

By | 2016-12-02T22:08:23+00:00 March 26th, 2016|Travel|

Have you ever thought about all of the lovely around you in our great state and what it means to be so close to so many adventures? We really are lucky. We like to travel as well as anyone, traveling outside of Michigan and exploring new places is the best. There are, however, so many [...]

Home office makeover

By | 2016-12-02T22:08:23+00:00 February 22nd, 2016|Renovation|

Ah winter, a time for indoor projects and staying out of the cold. Last week I moved my home office from the basement up to our main floor. It has been a wonderful change being able to access my desk while making dinner, and helping the boys. I love this new centralized space. After spending [...]

The snowy land of the mitten’s upper peninsula

By | 2016-12-02T22:08:23+00:00 January 21st, 2016|Travel|

If you've never ventured across the bridge to the land of the UP in the winter, you've never experienced the magic of the quiet and peaceful world that is Michigan's Upper Peninsula. This past weekend we traveled north west to stay in a cabin for a little rest and relaxation in the Escanaba area with [...]