Posts tagged Adventure
An Afternoon Together

I've written about it a few times, so it's probably no surprise to you that our family enjoys a little adventure.  It's not all that uncommon for us to tell our four children to load up in the car, "we're going on an adventure." 

The best thing about an adventure is that sometimes it's a road trip up north, sometimes a weekend at an outdoor music festival, and sometimes it's an afternoon spent not that far from home.  This is one of those.

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Last week, our kiddos had a half day of school their first day, which means we had time for a half day of adventure!  You can't travel super far in a half day, but fortunately, there's plenty of great places around here to explore and create memories with our little people (which is really what it's all about).  The best part is - as you can see - all we packed were their personalities!

We decided to head over to the campus of Michigan State University, and start with some of the best ice cream you've ever had at the MSU Dairy Store!

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MSU also happens to have some of the best places to explore, including the Michigan 4-H Children's Garden.  You could spend an entire afternoon here.  Trust me, we did!

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There are a lot of ways to create memories and share an adventure, and most of them don't require a lot of money, planning, or travel.  In fact, the most important ingredient in a family adventure is time.  Together.  

We know very well that there'll be day that will come far too soon, and these four little people will be off on their own adventures.  We'll be thrilled for them, of course, but for now, we're so thankful to get to share as many adventures as we can!

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The memories we make
with our families is everything
— CANDACE CAMERON BURE

Family Adventure

We are all about adventure in our family.  Why else would anyone take 4 children to a park with 16,000 of their friends, in 85+ degree weather, to sit in the sun for 4 days and listen to loud music?  As our kiddos get older, and especially as the summer winds down to an end, there are less and less opportunities to make memories together, so we definitely take advantage of every chance we get.  So, we took one last summer trip last week to the Unity Music Festival in Muskegon, MI, and had a blast.  I'll just let a few photos from our weekend tell the story!

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We're blessed that our kiddos are always up for an adventure, whether it's a road trip up north, a camping trip near the Mackinaw Bridge, or a 4 day outdoor Christian music festival.  The best part is, nothing creates family memories like a little family adventure.  And it's memories that we pray our kiddos will take with them as they grow become young adults in the next few years. 

How about you - what does your family do for adventure?  We'd love to hear about it!

 

 

 
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A Family is a group of
people bound together by love
and a little bit of adventure