Unstressed Vacation Tips

Taking a road trip or airline flight somewhere this summer? Chances are that if you have kids of a certain age, you’re looking for ways to keep them occupied while on the road or in the air. With that in mind, we’ve compiled some of our best tips on how to make your...

5 Things to See in Minnesota

Many Minnesota natives and out-of-state guests are looking for personal recommendations of the best things to do in Minnesota this summer. This makes a lot of sense, because when you Google “Things to see in Minnesota” and it gives you 53,500,000 results in .85...

Anatomy of a Road Trip

My husband and I met at a small college in Iowa. Going into it all, I should have known there was a good chance I’d end up marrying an Iowa farm boy. But I also didn’t think I’d ever be the type to want a small town Iowa life (although I now sometimes wish for it)....

Boundaries

As I worked on my list of items to take to Ireland and carefully planned overlapping outfits that would stretch my wardrobe, I found myself staring at my bags and a thought hit me: Preparing for a flight is similar to God’s preparation and boundaries for living! Let...

Part 1: Have Kids, Will Travel…by Car

My husband and I planned a trip to Florida over a year ago. It sounded wonderful at the time (and still does), but as the date looms and we get ready to leave, the practicality of getting our family there in one piece is a bit challenging. Since buying plane tickets...