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Camping Activities

Simone and I had entirely too much fun Girl Scout camping this weekend!! πŸ˜ƒπŸ˜ƒπŸ˜ƒ As I mentioned before- we were in covered wagons… so we had A Little House On The Prairie theme. We sewed bonnets for all the girls to wear! …and bonnets for the mothers too! I bought vintage aprons and some beautiful …

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Camping in a covered wagon πŸŒΊ

Simone and I are at Girl Scout Camp!  We are staying in covered wagons… and playing a little dress up 😊

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My 36th Birthday – fun,fun,fun!!! πŸ˜ŠπŸŒΈ

Yesterday was my 36th birthday and it was waaaaaaaaay wonderful! I don’t even mind being on the backend of turning 40! First we went to the old castle ruins in Haha Tonka state park. After a very humid hike- we stopped at an air conditioned consignment shop where Eli wanted me to pose with the …

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Upcycled jeans sewn into fishing pole cases

The kids and I are going to learn how to fish this summer. 🎣 We will be taking 5 different classes as well as practice at our local park! We have attempted to fish before… Β BUT …we hardly ever caught anything and our poles kept breaking apart and getting tangled together 😡 So- yesterday we …

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When you really want a roasted marshmallow…

   The fire is hot and REALLY smoky… You need a scarf over your mouth and nose The smoke gets in your eyes… You need sunglasses  Your marshmallows are mini… You need a croquet hoop because it’s thin enough to string the tiny marshmallows on The Croquet hoop gets hot… So you need batting gloves to …

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My campfire name is…Skull Queen β˜ 

I just got back from an amazing camping trip with Simone and her Girl Scout Group!    We had a fantastic time πŸ’œ My favorite activity was the Adult Hike I went on where we found a rabbit skull and a deer skull!       … Hence the name Skull Queen ☠ (I like that Simone …

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Dutch Oven Cooking Class

Today we went to a class put on by the Missouri Conservation Department. It was fabulous… and delicious πŸ˜‹ It was all about how to cook with a Dutch oven! We began our class with lots of important rules and instructions… Be safe… Don’t enter the cooking circle! (I want a cooking circle! I like …

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Camping

We went camping this weekend and had so much fun!! Some bike riding… Museum exploring…  Hiking with our pack-mule (LOL) Tree identification  Walking Stick carving Finding an empty reptile eggshell  Finding animals Hiking Taum Sauk Mountain… Tallest point in MIssouri Playing on the rocks… Wild Family Facebook page 🌸 

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Spider Sniffing Class

We went camping this weekend and attended a Spider Sniffing class!    We listened to a fascinating park specialist discuss local geology and wildlife…    After a lovely talk about spiders, we were given instructions on how to sniff out spiders at night!  Some spiders actually smell like chocolate, bubble gum, and peanut butter! Just …

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Edison is 10!

If you remember from one of my previous posts where Eddie and I attended a Preppers class, Eddie wanted everything he saw there! And this morning… his wish came true! Eddie is ultra prepared for all of our future hikes and camping outings! The main gift was a hiking backpack and matching  water bottle carrier. …

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