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Welcome back to our Food Plot adventure! Last time, we talked about all the prep work like why we wanted to plant food plots and where we were going to plant them. We also described the soil testing process and how we were going to improve the soil chemistry to make it more suitable for […]

We always see tons of deer on our property in the summer months, but once September rolls around, it always seems like most of the deer vacate the property. We wanted a way to try and hold some of those deer there during the hunting season so we had a better chance of getting one. […]

Back in August, Lisa and I went on a weekend camping trip to Wyalusing State Park. We camped here about 5 years ago when we first started dating so it was about time for a return trip! About the Park Wyalusing State Park and Hardwood Forest is a 2700-acre park located in southeastern Wisconsin, near […]

One of my favorite things about the spring and summer seasons is watching all the wildflowers come into bloom. It’s a little reminder that the seasons are steadily marching on and that every flower gets it’s time to shine. Lisa and I love going on walks and keeping an eye out for which flowers are […]

butterfly weed flower

With summer well and truly in the air, that means it’s birding season! This is the best time of year to see all kinds of different birds. Some are locals that stick around all year, and some are migratory birds that are just passing through for the summer. This backyard birding guide will help you […]

dove in tree

If you’ve gone for a hike, a bike ride, or a boat ride you’ve probably seen some sort of trash laying on the ground or floating in the water. Plastic is a huge environmental issue and according to a 2018 article from National Geographic, “mass production of plastics, which began just six decades ago, has […]

reusable items that cut down on single use plastic

Is there anything more classic than stuffed peppers?! Well…maybe, but in my family, stuffed peppers has always been a staple menu item. This recipe was given to my Mom by my Dad’s mother, and it was given to her by her mom! According to the recipe card, my mom has had this recipe since September […]

stuffed peppers

Happy April! As the weather starts to finally warm up everyone is itching to get out of the house and this year is no exception. With the “shelter in place” requirements that have been issued for most of the country, spending time outside is one of the few things we’re allowed to do and people […]

Ever pack a cooler for a camping trip and realize that two days into your trip, all your ice is melted, and all your food is floating around in a lukewarm puddle of water? Well, unless you have the cash to buy a high-end cooler, this has probably happened to you at some point. In […]

woman cooking at camp stove

It’s hard to know what to bring along on a camping trip. You don’t want to forget anything important, but you also don’t need to bring your entire house. Over the years, Lisa and I have cultivated a great camping gear checklist that will help ensure you’re well equipped for a trip into the great […]

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