Have you heard all the buzz about the solar eclipse happening on Monday, August 21, 2017? If you haven’t, let me fill you in! This will be the first total solar eclipse seen in the continental U.S. in almost forty years. (So, depending on how old you are, you may have never experienced this in […]
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Summer may be coming to an end, but these family friendly hidden gem hikes near Colorado Springs can help your family extend summer just a little bit longer.
Every year as the days get longer and the temperature rises, I begin to feel the mountains pull at my heartstrings. At our house, we say “the mountains soothe the soul.” In the summer (and even into the fall) our family spends many weekends camping throughout the state. It’s one of the things I love […]
I am a list maker by nature. Grocery lists, to-do lists, packing lists – I always seem to have a few in progress. However, bucket lists are by far my favorite. Bucket lists are better than any other lists because they are the things that I really want to do – the things that are […]
I love Summer vacation for so many reasons. My kids get a much needed break from a long, intense and busy school year, my husband (who is a teacher and coach) gets a much needed break and I get him home with me almost every day; and it’s our chance to reconnect as a family […]
Way back in another life I was a lifeguard. I spent my college years putting money in the bank watching over people playing in the water for 60 hours a week in the summer, and 20 hours a week the rest of the school year for most of my college life. Then when I started […]