Sunday Snippet: Cosmic Yoga

Labor Day weekend brought much relaxation for our family. Our little one is not so good at relaxing though so to help our crazy energized three year old calm down we gave Cosmic Yoga on YouTube a try. I heard about it from a co-worker and she said that when…

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Sunday Snippet: Cutting the Conifer

In the recent crazy weather this country has been experiencing we had some excitement at our house in the form of a fallen tree. The 60 mph winds that Michigan experienced last Thursday landed us with a large pine down in the front yard but luckily no damage came to…

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Sunday Snippet: Images of Insects

This last Sunday I took my little squirt to the local butterfly conservatory. From March to April butterflies emerge from their chrysalises and are contained in a greenhouse for the children of our town to come and experience. My child was not very interested in seeing these beautiful critters up…

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Sunday Snippet: Searching for Snowies

Searching for owls can be an exhilarating and memorable activity for the family, but don’t just let your expectations that owling has to happen at night hinder your desire to find these incredible creatures. Recently, I took my two and a half year old out with our binoculars and went…

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Sunday Snippet: Apple Adventure

After tons of searching, many phone calls and a few failed attempts we finally found a u-pick apple orchard. In all our 26 years of life, neither my husband nor I have gotten the opportunity to pick apples from trees; this year ended that streak. We took the little squirt…

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Sunday Snippet: Blueberry Blast

With the blueberry season coming to a close, we made sure to make it to the blueberry patch one last (and first!) time. This summer has been incredibly busy and we unfortunately only made it out this once, but it was a blast and the crop has remained plump and…

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Sunday Snippet: Caught on Camera

The warm weather, breeze and beautiful colors make summer a great time of the year to take pictures. While out assisting with senior pictures for a friend of the family, our little squirt decided to take a photo shoot of her own. Using an old digital camera our little one…

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Sunday Snippet: Fireflies and Fireworks

Happy fourth of July everyone!!! For our festivities we took our own advice from the article A Green Fourth of July and we spent our Fourth of July weekend viewing a local firework show. Sunday night was when our local fireworks were scheduled so we packed up our little squirt along with…

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Sunday Snippet: Frankenmuth on Father’s Day

To celebrate Father’s day we took advantage of our new living location and visited Frankenmuth, one of Michigan’s most visited cities. Home to the largest Christmas store and a city-wide German theme, we spent over half the day walking around downtown enjoying the local stores, fudge shops and German buildings.…

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Sunday Snippet: Sowing Seeds

With the ground broken, aerated and ready to go we eagerly made our way out to our garden plot to begin the planting process. We were prepared with a few packets of heirloom seeds as well as a few sprouts (we were lucky enough to have been gifted with six…

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