Birthday Supper at Canal Park Brewing Company in Duluth, MN

Mark’s birthday was passed over at our house in March. We were plagued with sicknesses and did not have energy to celebrate. He said, “that’s ok, we’ll celebrate in Duluth”. Celebrate we did! He had one place in mind, Canal Park Brewing Company! I am pleased to tell you, we …

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Adventures in Rochester, Minnesota

We have worked hard all winter long to get the kids through their sit down work. A big reason we do this is because we know it’s hard to compete with spring. As soon as the weather is warmer than 35 degrees the kids want to be outside exploring, riding …

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Joyful Noise 2016 Inflatable Toy Field

*We were given admission tickets to this event to help facilitate our review. All thoughts are 100% honest and our own. We love Friday night at Joyful Noise, the evening performances get us pumped and even more excited for Saturday! The gates open at 10am on Saturday and the parking …

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Our homeschool day belly flopped, now what?

Every homeschool family on the planet has days when it feels like they belly flopped. It’s painful, sometimes, feels like we can’t recover from them, and it can cause us to feel like we are the only ones struggling. I am here to testify you are not the only one …

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A great night sleep at Comfort Inn West, Duluth, MN

I have to admit when we first pulled up to the Comfort Inn West, Duluth, I was a little worried. It was further from the conference center than I had anticipated. However, as soon as we walked into the lobby, I was immediately put at ease. As we walked through …

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Quarry Hill Nature Center

Science, animal science to be precise has always been a favorite subject for all three of our big kids. Every year we ask our kids what they want to learn and each year it has always been animal science. It is amazing how much one can learn about one subject. …

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Riding Lessons at Broadway Farm in Albert Lea

I’m not sure if Maddie was born with horses in her blood or if she has fallen in love with them because she has heard all of my horse stories from camp. Whatever the reason is I think the horse bug has bit her and I’m not sure it can …

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Junior Golf Program at Green Lea Golf Course in Albert Lea!

When Maddie was five years old, I asked her what she wanted to do during the summer. We try to give our kids a chance to join a team, take swimming lessons, or other fun summer activities. With confidence she said, “I want to golf with Uncle Tim”. I didn’t …

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Getting involved in our community.

We officially committed to living in Albert Lea last year. With this decision made we jumped in with both feet to get involved. Here are six ways we have found to be a blessing to our community. 1. Shine Fest Shinefest is the vision and passion of a group of businessmen who …

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A Midwest adventure of a life time at Sea Life.

*I was given two free snorkeling passes to help facilitate my review. All thoughts are 100% honest and my own. We recently celebrated Maddie’s ninth birthday. Many of you know I believe in birthday weeks! A whole week to celebrate all the milestones that have been reached in the persons …

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