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A Picnic and Walk

  Take a walk and have a picnic. With summer comes long daylight hours and warm evenings, which make a wonderful setting for a picnic in the park, at the beach, in the woods, or near a … Continue Reading

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Be Thankful for Trees to Climb

“If growing up means it would be beneath my dignity to climb a tree, I'll never grow up, never grow up, never grow up! Not me!” - J.M. Barrie  If you are lucky enough to go on a hike and become … Continue Reading

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Give a Kid a Camera Challenge

Debi at Go Explore Nature is hosting a Holiday Adventure for us to share photos of nature as taken by children, a give a kid a camera challenge! On a recent family hike in Casper's Wilderness Park … Continue Reading

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Everyday Outdoors

Life is busy, but good. Working more than full-time as a single parent, IT analyst, and most recently part of a trio publishing the new Outdoor Families Magazine. With so much time dedicated to work … Continue Reading

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Rainy Day Hike

When there is a rainy day you have two choices: stay inside or go outside. Rainy Day Hike Go outside on a rainy day and play. Splash in puddles and listen to the noise. It's okay to get a little … Continue Reading

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Easy Picnic Dinner at the Beach

After a long day of work there's nothing I love more than eating outdoors on a warm summer night. Give me food and fresh air and I'm good. Throw in a view and I'm in heaven. Picnics make simple, … Continue Reading