Hiking


I couldn't photograph the Supermoon (or, reflections from a weekend trip to Vermont)

I couldn't photograph the Supermoon (or, reflections from a weekend trip to Vermont)

I had forgotten what windblown ice and snow look like on stunted spruce above tree line and that you should pack crampons for hiking 4,000 footers in New England in November.

How to Start a Homeschool Hiking Group ~ An Interview

How to Start a Homeschool Hiking Group ~ An Interview

Today I'm happy to introduce you to my friend Louise Johnson. Louise started a homeschool hiking group in their community and I asked her to share her experiences in an interview.

One Day a Week ~ A Homemaker's Perspective

One Day a Week ~ A Homemaker's Perspective

This love of home, husband and nature are big parts of who I am and it is from this perspective that I am sharing how to make one day a week outdoors a priority for your family.

Our weekend camping and summer arrives

Our weekend camping and summer arrives

Our first camping trip of the season on Memorial Day weekend always seems to kick off summer. This weekend we swam (well the kids did - have you noticed kids aren't the least bit affected by cold water), climbed mountains, slept under the stars (in the tent), ate every meal ...

Not all hikes are lovely and other camping thoughts...

Not all hikes are lovely and other camping thoughts...

We're home now after camping 3 nights at Crocker Pond, in the White Mountain National Forest. A rustic and kind of buggy small campground overlooking Crocker Pond and Albany Mountain. A really lovely spot if you've got bug repellent and can boil water for cleaning up. This past weekend was ...

Pleasant Mountain lives up to its name

Pleasant Mountain lives up to its name

We camped this last weekend at Pleasant Mountain Camping Area on Moose Pond & at the base of Pleasant Mountain. It was another wonderful camping weekend. Here's the pics to prove it: The campground was good even if there were no other kindred tenters. It was still early in the ...