Summer Adventures

It’s hard to let a fun, beautiful summer be over.  Thankfully we’re having an incredible fall that is making the transition easier!  We took a few fun mini excursions this summer.  Explored some new places and they were all relatively close to home.  There really are scenic, beautiful places surrounding us!

My birthday celebration continued at the end of June with a weekend away with all of my family at Waskesiu.  Something I really wanted and everyone made it happen!  We stayed at Elkridge Resort, played at the beach, hiked in the forest and celebrated with the most amazing and adorable shoe cupcakes created by my Mom + sisters!

Another small request of mine while we were all together…

It was a quick trip to Medora, North Dakota for a weekend with our wonderful American family.  It will be nice to go back when we have more time to explore this interesting area.  The Medora Musical was definitely a highlight!  The badlands as the stunning backdrop and a talented group on stage makes it a spectacular performance.  We wandered the streets of historic, western Medora town lined with rustic buildings and gift shops the next day.

I was told by several people that Castle Butte needed to be on our list of places to explore around here.  One evening a few of us hiked up just in time to enjoy a gorgeous sunset.  A landmark used for navigation.  It really is amazing!

16 October 2012 - 3:13 pm

Nona - Yes this was a delightful summer!! Glad we all had sooo much fun at the Park in the North!! These photos bring back such good memories of family time!!:)

14 October 2012 - 9:26 pm

joan - A delightful story of an eventful summer. We love this family very much!

10 October 2012 - 10:54 pm

amanda - such incredible photos…….. such variety and fun.
and the photos of your family are beautiful.
the little people steal the show 😉

9 October 2012 - 2:48 pm

Melissa - Soooo glad you posted these summer adventures! What great fun to look at! Beautiful family picture!

2 October 2012 - 9:25 pm

Shauna - Agree with Daysha…. lots of fun this summer, and definitely you missed out on the Medora sliding!!! Castle Butte pics turned out awesome, that was a pretty cool sunset experience I would have to say! Those cupcakes still make me laugh they are just so darn cute!
Great pics, thanks for sharing!!

1 October 2012 - 11:21 pm

jenn - Looks like a great summer! Love your family pic! and the shoe cupcakes are so fitting!!

1 October 2012 - 10:27 pm

Daysha - Love this post! We made it to some amazing places and each was a highlight! Too bad u skipped out on the medora slide!! Fun that we got to spend time with uthis summer.

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