By: Martianne Stanger Guess what time it is? Maple syrup season! A wonderful time to get outside to tap your own trees, like my family experimented with doing a few years ago or a time to go see, first-hand, how maple syrup is made. One great place to learn about maple syrup production is at … More March Means Maple Syrup: 3 Places to Visit
By: Martianne Stanger Long ago, I heard about a 1000 Hours Outside challenge in one of the online groups I am in and laughed at it. Who needs a formal challenge to spend time outside? I thought. My children get 1000 hours outside a year and then some. As homeschoolers, we were blessed to spend … More 1000 Hours Outside
By: Sandy Churchill Our 12 year-old son Timothy is a Boy Scout—and we are blessed to be part of a super-active troop in our town. Among the scouting adventures is a bevy of camping opportunities, where scouts and chaperones hone their skills at tent set-up, cooking outdoors, hiking, and earning merit badges of all … More Scouts Recharge Us with Camping Adventures
By: Martianne Stanger It’s no secret that I enjoy getting outside with family and friends! Little warms my spirit more than adventuring outside with children. credit: Training Happy Hearts There’s just something about spending time outside with my little ones that makes me smile… Credit: Training Happy Hearts In fact, a quick glance through … More Another Reason to Get Outside: Mass Audobon Has FREE Happenings on April 9!
By: Martianne Stanger Spring has arrived and so has the glorious sun! Don’t you just love it? I do! I love how it warms body and soul. I also love how it beckons us all to head outside to bask and enjoy. Indeed, since spring arrived, our family has been relishing simple times outside. Perhaps, … More Spring has arrived!