Category: Travel

Summer camp in the heart of Tuscany, Italy

Canadian Island Summer Camps

Canadian Island offers amazing summer camp experiences in the heart of Tuscany for kids of all ages. Kids spend the week learning Italian, horseback riding, experiencing art and drama, cooking classes, and of course swimming. While the kids are having a blast at summer camp during the day, adults can take their own time exploring the city of Florence.

Category: Gear

Our experience with a Toyota Highlander SUV

Toyota Highlander driver's side window

As our family keeps getting busier with sports, Girl Scouts, after-school activities, and playdates, and with friends and family coming to visit now and then, we’ve realized maybe it’s time to consider a third-row vehicle. While we’re looking for a third row, our garage ceiling and door height limits us to what kind of vehicle we can consider.…

Category: Culture

Why do Girl Scout cookies have different names?

Girl Scout Cookie Trefoils

We are in FULL Girl Scout cookie mode around here. We take our girls door to door and sell as many cookies as we can. Our oldest daughter has a very ambitious goal of 1000 boxes of cookies. Thankfully, our youngest has already met her goal of 24 boxes.…