New Year’s Goals – UPDATE

As I had mentioned in my previous post about this topic - I don't really make New Year's resolutions and I do better when I make myself a list of goals. Just wanted to do a quick post about how they are going so far: Paint - As in on canvas and not my walls. … Continue reading New Year’s Goals – UPDATE

Stone Mountain State Park – Stone Mountain Loop Trail

We hiked Stone Mountain State Park as part of our adventures with completing the North Carolina State Park Passport Program. After an early morning visit to the park's Widow's Falls and the previous day's hiking at Hanging Rock State Park we decided we could go for a bit more. We headed out on the Stone … Continue reading Stone Mountain State Park – Stone Mountain Loop Trail

Stone Mountain State Park – Widows Falls

We visited Stone Mountain State Park this weekend as part of the North Carolina State Park Passport program. When we arrived Sunday morning we were met by a park ranger who told me that the visitor center was closed that day but she would be happy to answer any questions that we had before we … Continue reading Stone Mountain State Park – Widows Falls

Horne Creek Farm – Pilot Mountain State Park

After visiting Hanging Rock State Park we decided to head over to Pilot Mountain State Park for a few hours before going to the hotel for the evening. Instead......the GPS took us to this place - Horne Creek Living Historical Farm which is surrounded by the State Park but is not in fact, the Pilot … Continue reading Horne Creek Farm – Pilot Mountain State Park

Adventures in Geocaching – Fort Fisher

We took a recent "last minute spur of the moment" type trip to the beach this past weekend and visited one of our FAVORITE North Carolina State Parks - Fort Fisher. My husband looooooooooves to fish out on the rocks, so while he was occupied with his favorite past time, my youngest and I decided … Continue reading Adventures in Geocaching – Fort Fisher

State Park Passport – Getting back our groove.

I know. I know. I have been really quiet. I have spent the last few months trying to piece my life back together after the death of my Dad and finding the energy to blog has been beyond my capabilities. The last few weeks have brought some beautiful sunshine filled days to North Carolina and … Continue reading State Park Passport – Getting back our groove.

Morrow Mountain State Park

I know. I know. It's been awhile. Honestly, you haven't missed much, with summer coming to an end and school starting for the girls we have been almost too busy to do anything else. This past weekend we checked another state park off the list for the North Carolina State Park Passport program - Morrow … Continue reading Morrow Mountain State Park