Sunday, August 31, 2014


Last weekend, our family went on an adventure to Jonathan Dickinson State Park.  It's been far too long since we've been out of the city limits, so I thought it would be fun.

We had an absolute blast!!  The only downsides: no one slept very well and it was HOT.  Besides that, it was such a great time.

We rented an air-conditioned cabin with a bathroom, kitchen, and beds.  So it was definitely glamping (glamourous camping).  It's about the extent of what our family can handle, though.  I liked that it is SO much cheaper than a hotel, and we were out in the wilderness without dying from heat.

Brett and I looked at each other so many times and said, "This is so fun."  We will definitely do it again!!

Our city kids had a difficult time with attitudes at the beginning of the day (it was HOT), but they eventually adjusted!

We went geocaching and found our first geocaches!  We think geocaching is a blast.  I am the WORST at spotting the cache, but Brett is really good at it (not surprisingly).
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Chloe, before adjusting to the outdoors :)
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Caleb loved it! He was a good sport the whole time.
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On a boat ride.  Levi looked SO old.
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On the boat
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We went to Trapper Nelson's secluded homestead.  He hand built the entire homestead, and it was incredible.  The tour of the area was super cool, and it's fascinating to hear how about his life.
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S'mores time!!
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Brett, proud of his fire!
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Walking up to the highest point in South Florida (which isn't saying much).  It was SO neat.
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The lookout tower
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The best part of camping.
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Our little cabin!
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This is a trip we will definitely do again!!

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