Cruising along on the Pelican Breeze in Albert Lea.

*I received a free cruise to help facilitate my review. All thoughts and opinions are completely honest and our own. Last week all three big kids and I boarded the Pelican Breeze II at Frank Hall Park in Albert lea. The Pelican Breeze II board had invited bloggers from Southern …

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Remembering the beginning of The Big Island Rendezvous!

I have always loved the Big Island Rendezvous in Albert Lea, Minnesota. My dad loves history and learning, he was and still is, great at teaching and inspiring in us girls the things he is passionate about. The Big Island Rendezvous was a perfect opportunity for our family to spend …

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Revival of a Small Town

I was born and raised in Albert Lea, MN. A town surrounded by rural farming communities. You will only find a traffic jam in our great town during the Fourth of July parade which is held on the third of July rather than the fourth. You will also experience a …

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Four Daughters Vineyard & Winery

When Mark and I discussed where we wanted to go for our 10th Anniversary it was a no brainier! We agreed we should head towards Lanesboro, Minnesota! One of the big reasons was because we knew we could stop at Four Daughters Vineyard and Winery! This Winery has become one of …

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Minnesota Homeschool Field Trips

Field trips are a huge part of every homeschool families year. There is nothing better than hands-on experiences in which the kids can see the practical application for their sit down work at home. For example the Minnesota Zoo hosts a math day at the zoo every November. During this …

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Myre – Big Island State Park a Southern Minnesota Gem!

Some of my best childhood memories are of my parents, two sisters, and I loading up in the family van and heading to any number of Southern Minnesota’s State Parks. Now as an adult with a family of my own I love being able to Explore Minnesota‘s State Parks through my …

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