Snow day!

After a boring winter with almost NO snow, the kids were so excited today to get not only a snow storm, but a day off school! They played outside from sun up until sun down.

Speech meet

Last month, all of the elementary age students at the kids’ school participated in the first round of speech meet. Alayna chose a fable called, “A Little Plant”, to recite. We were soooo excited when she made it past the first round and qualified to...

Back to school photo shoot

I knew the first day of school was going to be very rushed, so I took the kids to St. James Farm for a photo shoot in their uniforms. Jayda was being a little stinker, as you can tell in the photos! The time is getting close now… And have I mentioned lately how...

Our Michigan adventure: Last day

Today is our last day in Michigan. It was supposed to rain all day, so we thought we might spend a good chunk of time cleaning up and getting packed to head home. We made a quick trip into Mackinaw City in the morning to explore the beach downtown. It was breezy and a...

Our Michigan adventure: Tahquamenon Falls

Our next adventure was to drive north to Tahquamenon State Park to see one of the largest waterfalls in North America. Tahquamenon Falls was totally worth the drive. It was a short hike to the lower falls, which is a series of five rushing water falls. The upper falls...

Our Michigan adventure: Dune jumping

After resting up from our trip to the island and having dinner, we decided to go explore some new beaches. We drove to Wilderness State Park, which was about 20 miles away, but had the added benefit that it was on the western side of the state. That meant the sun...