Last vacation to see Sam

Ok. Sam is not really a person I know (although my mom said a biillion times that this is her favorite place in the world)

Sam is actually Sam A Baker State Park. It is about a two hour car ride from St Louis, and is probably the closest I get to camping each year haha

We started the day by following this…. All our bikes ready to go!

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My partners for the ride

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After unpacking (in record time) we headed out for a bike ride!

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It felt great to move our legs! And I needed it because I had to pull over 100lbs behind me!!!

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(Andrew. you must learn to ride your bike. -love mom)

We also went down to the river, which seemed alittle high but nothing crazy with all the flooding lately

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The boys were taking all kinds of pictures together

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Before we knew it, it was time for dinner and a bonfire!

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More toΒ  come on Monday!

-We stay in a cabin at night, but rough it during the day haha

Another quickie

Andrew and I were out of town yet again (not that I’m complaining AT ALL)

We headed out of town for the past three days. Another quickie vacation

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I swear I will have more on this tomorrow, but it is time for bed. I work tomorrow, and I need to get some sleep so I can start the weekend right!

Question for you:
What are you doing this week?

Where is your favorite place to go for a long weekend? (or quickie vacation?)

Beach bonfire

After eating lots of yummy food, and staying active on the trails, it was time to relax. The very last night, we headed to the Elberta beach (which is just right around the way from where we were staying)

We got there when it was still a bit light out

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Even though we didn’t get a great sunset with all the clouds, it was still a great night!

Crazy kiddo
Crazy kiddo haha

We brought food, and of course stuff for smores!

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It was a perfect night

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Andrew and I were snuggling

goofball. not sleeping
goofball. not sleeping

 

The fire was memorizing

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I just have one more Michigan post, coming next week πŸ™‚

Question for you:
Do you like smores?

Have you ever had a bonfire on the beach?

What I Ate Wednesday: Michigan style

Ok before I get started! I want to pass along this great new app from Civilized caveman! Today ONLY it is $0.99 and comes with over 200 paleo recipes!! You have to try it out!

now if only I had an iphone……tear…haha

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Hi everyone! So I took a few days off (and had a few posts written) because my mom, Andrew, and I went to Michigan! We just got home yesterday afternoon, but I thought I would share some of the few “eats” for the five days we were gone πŸ™‚

Breakfast: eggs, bacon, 1/2 slice toast

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heading outside to eat on the deck. by this view….

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Lunch: n0thing exciting. usually leftovers (boring…) Of course Andrew had his grilled cheese

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One day we did ride bikes to the Cherry Hut for lunch. I grabbed a messy salad

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Dinner: This night we had barbeque chicken, potatoes, salad, and blueberries

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(chicken consumed BEFORE picture haha)

Dessert: One night we went to Elberta beach and had a bonfire and smores πŸ™‚

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(two other nights we went and got ice cream from Kilwins. sorry, can’t pause to take pictures of ice cream haha)

more vacation posts to come…..

Question for you:

What is your favorite vacation treat?

What is one healthy thing you ate today?