10 Free (Or Inexpensive) Places To Go This Summer

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 ...continue reading

The Start Of 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 ...continue reading

Worst Week Ever

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 ...continue reading

Wordless Wednesday: Flash Flood Camping Style

These pictures were taken as the flash flood was dying done.  I was too busy holding my tent up in the air when it was at its worst. ...continue reading