Fall Gardening

It’s almost fall! Which means it’s time to get outside and… garden? YES!! Now is the perfect time to pick the remaining goodies off your plants, do a little pruning, and plant some perennials! If you read my recent post on 8 things to do outside this fall, then maybe you’re wondering what to plant […]

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8 things to do outside this fall

  Wait, it’s October already?! Fall really creeped up on me this year, and now that it’s fall, winter is coming. The mornings are starting out a little cooler, the days are getting shorter, and (eek!) the Halloween costumes are showing up in stores. As much as I hate it, I love it. Fall is […]

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Getting Down and Dirty

There is plenty of research outlining the benefits of kids playing outside, gettin’ dirty, and maybe even, (gulp) eating a little dirt. It has been shown that exposure to “dirt” in outdoor settings can improve their immune system because of one underlying fact:  you are exposing your kids to organisms that allow and require their […]

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Trip to the Dairy Farm

  Looking for something new AND fun to do with your kids this summer? Try the dairy farm! DISCLAIMER: if your children are dairy-free, lactose intolerant, or allergic to dairy then this probably isn’t the right field trip for you. I’ve decided to go through my own list of things to do outside of the […]

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Camping with a baby

Camping with a baby: what to bring, what to do, and how to have a stress-free camping trip! As a kid, my family and I spent a part of every summer camping. We were lucky to live in California, where there are TONS of camping sites and national park destinations. We have either lived or […]

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