10 things making me smile

Finding little creatures around my neighborhood. For a while it’s just been dinosaurs and other animals but recently there was an alien invasion! Bending down to pick up a kind of boring piece of clear beach glass only to spot what is easily the nicest red piece I’ve ever seen. Family time. Working on the

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it’s the little things…

like sliding in the mud with my nieces and nephew! So, I’ve had this video sitting on my computer for nearly a month now. I just kept waiting for the right time to share it. Then I finally decided I didn’t want it on my YouTube because I want my channel to be a little

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10 things making me smile

Convincing others to beach comb with me! Took my sister-in-law ninety-eight years to finally get up here and now she wants to come every week! YES! All the tiny treasures from the lake. This plant, still! This weirdo. Yes, he absolutely got in there himself. Hitting the four leaf clover jackpot. Then finding a second

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that time I grew some beetles…

The woods surrounding my parent’s property are covered in birdhouses my dad built and hung. He has a snake camera that he uses to peek inside. Often we take walks just going birdhouse to birdhouse checking to see what, if anything, is living inside. Last summer on one of these walks, we found a fallen

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10 things making me smile

This excellent vinyl decal which I absolutely had to buy after seeing a car on the road with it. (Find it here. Also, please tell your dog I said hi!) Finding a swing under a bridge (+ making it out and back without getting wet!) Weekend mornings at our coffee spot. There’s just a real

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scenes from frozen Lake Erie

It’s basically never too cold to keep me away from Lake Erie. Except maybe tomorrow when the temperature is supposed to be a whopping one degree. I think I’ll just stay home and drink coffee, cozied up under a blanket in my office instead. xoxo

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the little things

Sometimes you wake up at 5:15 AM, far before the winter sun rises, just so you can poke around abandoned buildings an hour away from home with your pals. Maybe you don’t stay long because hunters are nearby and you don’t want to accidently get shot or because it’s a small town and you can

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Thankful

Before I even started typing this post, the water works started. 2018 has been amazing so far. I have so much to be thankful for it’d be impossible to write it all in a single blog post but here I go anyway… I’m thankful for the all opportunities I’ve had to travel this year. We

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