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Tuesday, August 24, 2010

Five Family Favorites

The kids and I enjoy doing lots of things! That’s a given with kids of various ages in one family.

I didn’t grow up with a lot of family around me so tradition is really important to me. I also like taking the boys to try new things. Here are some of the things we like doing together:

Hanging Out With Family

Much of our family lives out of state, but it’s so much fun when they head to Minnesota for the 4th of July. We’ve done it ever since we lived here, 12 yrs. We go “up Nort’” to hang with all the cousins, aunties, uncles, grandma, grandpa, and 95 yr old great grandma. It’s a special time for all of us!

Riverbats Sporting Activities

We try to get to at least one baseball game every year. We enjoy going to see the Twins, but with the new stadium came new prices for seating. So, we headed North again and went to a Riverbats game. It’s the college level guys and it’s just as much fun!

IMG_3234 Visiting the Beach

With summer here, we try to be outside as much as possible. As you well know, Minnesota can be a frigid place for about 6 months of the year, so we soak up the heat for all it’s worth!

Berry Picking

This is one of my favorite activities! We’ve been berry picking for years! We head out to a local farm that has blueberries, strawberries, and raspberries. You can’t beat coming home with buckets full of fresh berries straight off the plant.

IMG_3239 Playing

Heading outside to play baseball, jump on the trampoline, play bocce ball, or anything else that comes to mind is probably the best! We live in the country, but on a road with several families with kids the same age. Our house tends to be the meeting place! It’s great to have a home where the neighbors enjoy coming!

What activities do you enjoy doing with your family? Going to the park? Taking bike rides?

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  1. I love fresh berries too! We have tons of raspberries growing in our front yard. Good luck on winning the prize pack!

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  2. These looks like 5 really great things to do.


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