Fun Times At The Pumpkin Patch and Corn Maze | Field Trip

What a day at the pumpkin patch!!

Thank you to the Green Acres Farms & Pumpkin Patch for showing us the most amazing good time!! I can’t believe it’s already been a year since we posted from the Linder Farms pumpkin patch in Beautiful Boise, Idaho.

Now a year later we are continuing the Loftus family tradition of enjoying every bit of the Farm in Cary, NC. We had a ball enjoying the bounce houses, tractor rides, corn maze, hayrides, games, food and more!!

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It’s Time For A Field Trip!! | Pullen Park

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Pullen Park!!

Play time just isn’t like it used to be..The stakes have been upped. We were very fortunate to get invited for a Play date at Pullen Park with our new Friends. We had an amazing time and can’t wait to return!

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Below are some cool facts about Pullen Park provided by wikipedia.Make sure to check it out when you are in the Cary/Raleigh area!

Pullen Park is a 66.33 acres  public park in Raleigh, North Carolina west of downtown, adjacent to the campus of North Carolina State University, between Western Boulevard and Hillsborough Street. The park features picnic areas, a concessions stand along with several small rides including the Pullen Park Carousel, train, and kiddie boats. Pedal boats are also available for rent seasonally on the park’s large pond. The Pullen Aquatic Center, Pullen Arts Center and Theatre In the Park are also located on the park grounds. It is one of the most famous and known parks around the Raleigh/Durham area.

 

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Fun Day On Campus! | University of South Carolina

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What a fun day we had touring the University of South Carolina in Columbia. It’s important to us to expose our boys to museums, parks, and many other educational outlets, but none as important than higher education. We often like to visit college campuses during our travels subconsciously introducing them to life on campus.

I believe exposing them to this type of diverse environment at an early age,plants seeds of what life will be like for them down the road. Watching kids reading out on the lawn while catching sun,  where others are gathered in discussion nearby, or a group gathered for fun sports shows them just a peak of the many great benefits and joys of higher education aside from the obvious. We had a picnic and a ball on campus!!!

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It’s Moving Time!!! | Thank You Beautiful Boise Idaho!

It’s Moving Time…

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As mentioned in the previous post we have decided to take our land search to Lexington South Carolina, a suburban city of Columbia. We have chosen to move here for several reasons including the excellent school district, outdoor activity, close proximity to Lake Murray and access to the city of Columbia.

While we are so excited to head to this amazing area of the country we have to bid a fine farewell to Beautiful Boise ID!

Thank You Boise!!!

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There are so many wonderful firsts that have occurred here in Boise that we will be forever grateful for. We completed our first year of school (kindergarten), ran a first, half & full marathon, started a life blog, started talking, completed first baseball season (love it) took our first major hike as a family of four as well as went river rafting & camping. Recovered from a major surgery, made new friends, learned to snowboard, climbed mountains, conceptualized the idea of our dream home estate and set the plans in motion and much more…

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Boise Id, was such a beautiful, friendly, cool, hipster surprise. I will forever be grateful for the love and hospitality that we have experienced for the last year and look forward to returning to visit!

Thank you Boise!!!

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Fun Day at the High Museum of Art in Atlanta Georgia (Village Photo) | Village Photos

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Here are some cool pics from the Village!

Paco (Dominique) had a blast hanging out with Darwin’s Daughters at the High Museum of Art in Atlanta!

Looks like you ladies had a great day. Fun yet educational, I love it!

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Hiking at Table Rock, Boise ID | Boise

Fun Pics of my guys Hiking Table Rock.

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Table Rock is a mountain pillar located just south-east of downtown Boise, Idaho, United States in the foothills of the Rocky Mountain

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Interesting and Sad history about this beautiful landmark that we learned of after our wonderful hike.

The Site was sacred to the Shoshone Bannock natives long before the encroachment of settlers. These aboriginal people held the rock sacred and occupied it in a number of fashions. They used it as a ceremonial meeting and healing ritual ground, and also took use of its surrounding hot springs, many of which have since dried up. A number of artifacts have been found nearby in the course of the construction of surrounding housing developments, including a number of obsidian knives. The site and its surrounding locale was also used as a burial grounds.

To this date, no honor or protection of any type is offered to the site, and it continues to be heavily vandalized as its sacred history is not mentioned on any plaque or signage of any type. Further archaeological significance is being seriously undermined as a result of this continuing widespread vandalism. Countless broken bottles and trash items litter the ground, and the butte itself is utterly covered in spray paint.

 

 

 

3 Fall Camping Tips You Must Know | Camping

3 Fall Camping Tips You Must Know

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  1. Make sure to arrive at your campsite early. You don’t want to get caught racing the sun for light and warmth. Also Don’t unravel your sleeping bags until it is time to jump in at night because they could gather moisture and get super chilly. (We learned this the hard way)
  2. Make sure to pack extra warm clothes jackets and toilet items. Yes even in the woods. You experienced campers know how to set up an effective and environmentally friendly potty!
  3. Make sure to get your fire started early. There’s nothing like warming toasty hands and making s’mores. If you have a toddler make sure to keep them bundled up and occupied with a bag full of books and gadgets keeping them busy inside the tent before bedtime.

Happy camping!