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Spring Cleaning Your Garage

It’s finally here – Spring! Spring symbolizes new beginning and what better way to start fresh than to spring clean your garage! It’s warm enough to get outside to tackle this project. Pick a weekend – you may need both Saturday and Sunday to complete. I’m at my best in the morning so I’d be […]

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Newbie Tips on Starting a Family Garden

Whatever the opposite of a ‘green thumb’ is, that is what I am. Plants enter through my front door at their own risk and hope to an almighty power that my husband will intervene. Or my first grade daughter, for that matter, who seems to have a natural knack for keeping things alive. So last spring when she expressed interest […]

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Top 4 Local Hiking Trails to Tackle with Your Kids Before They Turn 10

Today’s the day. Today you will go out and hike. You will bring your offspring and enjoy the outdoors (gosh darnit). The only mountain you know is Camel’s Hump. You have a vague memory of hiking this sometime after a night of drinking back in college. You don’t remember much about that other than it […]

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Tips and Tricks for Outdoor Adventuring with Kids!

It seems pretty daunting to bring young children out hiking or camping, what with all the dirty dirty faces, eating hot dogs for days, fire pits, not to mention the bugs… And WHERE do you go that is suitably beautiful but NOT Everest for Kids (aka Camel’s Hump)? Thankfully I’ve done the dirty work for […]

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9 Tips for Hiking with Kids that Goes Beyond the Basics!

If you’re anything like me, you can’t wait to get your little one outside enjoying all of the things you love in life, including hiking and camping. Remember the days before kids when you could just wake up in the morning and spur of the moment decide that you’d make a morning summit to the […]

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Spring Fun Photo Contest!

We LOVE that spring is finally here! Brighter colors, warmer weather, and things beginning to bloom all around us! While we are all celebrating the new season, we couldn’t think of a better way to show YOU some love then by having a fun photo contest with a chance to win a prize! We will […]

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On the Hunt: A List of Egg Hunts In and Around Burlington

When Easter rolled around each year I remember my family organizing egg hunts for my cousins and I.  Oftentimes it would be outside in the warm, sunny April weather.  We’d scour the property for brightly colored plastic eggs hiding treats of candy and chocolate.  Other times when the weather did not permit we would literally […]

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