Archive for August, 2011

Minnesota Family Vacation at its Finest!

The weather as I write the blog is so gorgeous!  I love these late summer days when we wear shorts in the afternoon and sweatshirts and jeans by the fire at night.  We've had some rain and wind in the last week but, fortunately, nothing damaging.  The worst outcome of the latest storm was that one of our kayaks has gone missing.  We are hoping to get a call from a neighbor letting us know it washed up on their shore. We ... Read more

The Last Hurrah

Don't you love the smell of a campfire?  It's one of my favorite scents and always reminds me of summer vacation at Wildwood.  The days the nights are getting cooler now so campfires this time of year feel as good as they smell! We seem to be coming out of a slow fishing period.  For the last several weeks we've not had too many entries in our fishing contest.  The hot, sunny days of late July and early August seemed to put a damper on ... Read more

Hello, August! Late Summer Family Vacations at Wildwood Resort

Normally when I talk about family vacations at our resort I'm talking about other peoples' families.  This week, however, I'm talking about my family as well!  My sisters joined us this last week for 6 wonderful days tubing on Bass Lake, stuffing our faces with our favorite recipes (mmmm....homemade ice cream!) and lots of talking.  (Jay often feels the need to go to his "quiet place" during visits with my family.)  We had lots of fun tubing on Big Mable - especially ... Read more