Outdoors

Vacationing in Gearhart, Oregon & Blog Hop

  Last weekend we spent a few days with our friends in Gearhart, a lovely, quiet town three miles north of Seaside at the Oregon coast. Gearhart is located 10 miles from the northwest tip of Oregon and about 80 miles from Portland. View map of Oregon Coast. What appealed to us is the quiet, slow-paced atmosphere of […]

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Fall Nature Walk

Inspired by the children’ books Leaf Man and Leaf Jumpers, we went on our first fall nature walk this year. Excited, the kids gathered their beach buckets and we headed down our neighborhood streets in search of fall artifacts. They picked up twigs, cones of various sizes and leaves of different colors and shapes. It was […]

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Fruit Picking

One of the autumn family activities that we like to do is apple picking. If you live in the Pacific Northwest, now’s the time to enjoy a fun day at a local farm and pick some juicy apples, scrumptious peaches and pears.  Not to mention how much fun it will be for the kids. We […]

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Kids’ Construction Zone

My kids love the outdoors, and what a better way to integrate learning in their outdoor activities. One fun summer activity that my kiddos enjoy is what we called, Kids’ Construction Zone. We have a small structure area with slide and two swing sets within this rectangular box filled with wood chips. This is our […]

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Kids’ Construction Zone

My kids love the outdoors, and what a better way to integrate learning in their outdoor activities. One fun summer activity that my kiddos enjoy is what we called, Kids’ Construction Zone. We have a small structure area with slide and two swing sets within this rectangular box filled with wood chips. This is our […]

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