Then I had kids.
The DH and I are both campers. I was a Girl Guide (Canadian version of Girl Scouts) and my DH a Scout. Actually, I am still a part of Girl Guides, just a leader.
For nine years I waited. Patiently and then this summer came. Yes. The DH and I decided to go. Our oldest will be eight years old in September and our youngest is two. We were pretty apprehensive about camping with a two year, but thought hey why not. We booked a site at Point Farms Provincial Park just north of Goderich Ontario.
It went surprisingly well, despite my youngest being an absolute alligator in our six person tent. How a little guy like that managed to take up most of the tent still surprises me.
The kids enjoyed their first time camping and they were absolutely exhausted and wiped when it was over. It was the first time all three of them were quiet in a long time. :)
We went swimming, cooked over a fire, hiked and genuinely lounged around. It was great to be disconnected for a while.
And I always enjoy spider weiners and s'mores. Always. :)
Now that summer is almost over how have you been spending your summer vacation?
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