Raising Dick and Jane

Thursday, September 18, 2014

25 Fun Fall Family Activities #FebrezeFall

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It's fall, yeah. . so now what? What is there to do during the fall months that is different from any other season of the year? I'll tell you! Fall is a great season full of crisp scents, amazing colors, warm clothes and tasty foods. Below I have listed some of my favorite things to do in fall, many of which are free to participate in. So let's bundle up and have some fun!

25 Fun Fall Activities

1. Take a hayride. 
2. Go on a nature walk. 
3. Visit a pumpkin patch. 
4. Carve pumpkins. 

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

BBQ Pork Nachos {Recipe}

BBQ Pulled Port Nachos Recipe

Disclosure: I was told that if I wanted to publish this recipe on my blog that I had to give credit back to my husband who originally created it. So thanks to his weird appetite and ability to re-use our families leftovers, we have stumbled upon a really quite tasty dinner option. So thank you, husband. This time you actually did something right. . uh, I mean. . nice job. :)

Pulled pork is one of my favorite "go to" fall meals, really anything that fits into my crockpot usually is. Things tend to get so super hectic for me during the fall that I just want dinner to be ready to eat when I get home. Pulled pork is also a great meal option for us because I can feed my family two nights in a row with it! If you know anything about pork shoulders you know that they are huge! You can get way more meat from just one roast than any small family of four can usually eat in one sitting. Thanks to this, we were able to enjoy pulled pork sliders the first night with many of the same ingredients, and these nachos the second night. The kids were none the wiser. 

Because we loved it so much, today I am going to share with you this incredibly tasty recipe. Don't worry, it's super easy and super tasty. 

BBQ Pulled Pork Nacho Recipe

Monday, September 15, 2014

Experience the Color of Fall, Go Camping in Michigan

You may think that because summer is over that your outdoor Michigan fun has to come to an end, however, the reality is quite the contrary. Michigan is a lovely place to spend time outdoors in during the fall. During the next few weeks the trees will start to change their colors and will paint the landscape into beautiful reds, oranges and yellows. The air will start to turn brisk and at moments it will take your breath away, however the crisp air will also somehow refresh you at the same time.

There truly is something magical about a Michigan fall, something that you just need to experience for yourself. Over the next few weeks and into October we will be traveling around the state of Michigan showing you the best places to visit during the fall season, we will also be highlighting the best Halloween destinations in the area. Be sure to keep an eye out for all of our great discoveries and events coming soon.

For our first expedition this fall season we took a trip into Port Sanilac, MI. We had a wedding to attend in the area and found it the perfect opportunity to visit a new Michigan area that we hadn't been to before. This was my first time visiting Port Sanilac, however it is the neighbor city to Port Huron, which if you remember we visited only a few weeks ago. While we were in Port Sanilac we stayed at the Lake Huron Campground and quickly found that it is a lovely place to visit during the fall season. In this campground we were surrounded by the beautiful fall weather, but were able to stay warm at night by staying in one of the campgrounds many heated cabins.