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Building Hiking Trails

Building hiking trails is a fun process.  When I was a kid I remember going on walks at all the nearby state parks and I remember thinking that it would be cool to have my own trail.  Well today I finally do! With a lot of hard work I have …

Potawatomi Zoo Kangaroo

Visiting Potawatomi Zoo

Potawatomi Zoo is the oldest zoo in the state of Indiana and is home to over 400 animals, many members of endangered species on a 23 acre park.  Potawatomi Zoo is the closest zoo to most residents of southwest Michigan.  Mrs. C. and I are members of the zoo and …


Visiting Universal Studios Orlando With 4 Kids

Mrs. C. has wanted to go to Universal Studios since they opened The Wizarding World of Harry Potter. We had actually originally planned to take a trip down there last summer, however we had a major life event and gained custody of our two young nephews.  This year we took our …

Save Money On Family Movie Night

Save Money On Family Movie Nights

One of the activities we do as a family is family movie nights. Every Friday, and occasionally on other days throughout the week depending on our schedule we will watch a  movie together as a family.  Mrs. C.  makes some popcorn and the kids have some juice boxes.  The kids …