If you follow me on Facebook or Instagram, you will know we are a camping family. I have posted a ton of pictures of our trips on both of those platforms. We try to head out to the wilderness a couple of times a year. These are memories my husband and I had as children, and we wanted to pass them along to our kids. Having grown up in Wisconsin, I like to get … [Read more...] about Welcome to the Great Outdoors With Sharpie Extreme + Giveaway!
Summer can be super expensive. However, it doesn't have. Here is a small list of places you can go this summer and not spend a lot of money! 1. Your Backyard! Your backyard is fun of fun. You can camp back there, create a garden, explore, etc. Best of all, most things you can do in your backyard are free! 2. Go camping. Now, this will cost you a … [Read more...] about 10 Free (Or Inexpensive) Places To Go This Summer
With the crazy weather we've had the last couple of weeks, it is hard to believe that it is really summer here in Chicago. Last weekend, for Will's birthday party, it was hundred degrees. At one point (since we can't have a birthday of his without rain), we had some pretty severe weather come through here too. We had put up a tent outside and everybody had … [Read more...] about The Start Of Summer
I've been busy, so I've not gotten a chance to post this. However, here we go . . . Our worst week ever start on June 25th. We were heading to Wisconsin for our first camping trip as a family. Everybody was excited. Except for the car. We go to turn on the car and all we heard was "click click click". Now, remember that our other car is a Prius. A … [Read more...] about Worst Week Ever