The Best Books for Adventure in the Great Outdoors

I’ve recently rediscovered a genre of books that I had completely forgotten about for years- books about adventure in the great outdoors. As a kid, this was a genre that I devoured, with books like Hatchet by Gary Paulsen, Island of the Blue Dolphins by Scott O’Dell and Julie of

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5 Trails to Visit in Oxford County This Fall

Fall is the best time of year to get outside. A cool, sunny day is by far my favourite and the colours are visually stunning. It’s a season that I wish lasted much longer. With the kids back in school and work routines getting back to normal, it can be

Hiking to Hamilton’s Waterfalls

Hiking to Sherman Falls in Hamilton, ON @ A Simple Something

101 in 1001

101 Adventures in 1001 Days: Latest Update

The Update The last time I gave an update on my 101 Adventures in 1001 Days it was MARCH. I may be overdue, but it isn’t because I’ve been slacking on my adventures. I have lots to share today! In March I had only been at my new list for two

Hiking to Hamilton’s Waterfalls

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101 Things to Do This Summer – Completed

Summer may be finished for another year, but K still keeps referring back to this list (even though pretty soon we are going to run out of nice weather for all of the outdoor stuff). Did we accomplish everything on the list? No way. Not even close. But the kids

The License Plate Game Printable

Hard to believe it is almost halfway through September and the kids are back in school! I’m still catching up on my summer posts! We took a big road trip this summer, and one of the things I did before we left was to put together a travel binder for




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One last glimpse of fall.... I’m not ready for winter! I’ve eleven months into a challenge of completing 101 Adventures in 1001 Days. Today I did an update post on the blog (see link in my bio!) and I’ve crossed 25 goals off my list and I have another 3 in progress. Not too bad! Happy Halloween! 🎃 👻 Hands up, who’s ready for spring 🙋🏼‍♀️ Time spent with the pup 🐾 Stepping a little bit out of my comfort zone with today’s blog post. Check it out, link in bio 👆🏼

101 in 1001

25 / 101 goals. 24% done!

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