ATV’s and outdoors

I wanted to share something tonight I feel strongly about. We as humans benefit from being outdoors. It helps with mood, energy, spirit, and health. Kids especially need to be outdoors and play. It helps them with mood, energy, creativity, imagination play, social skills building, self-esteem building, and so much more.

I thought I would share with you one of my husbands and my favorite outdoor activities (as we have many). On our one year anniversary (many moons ago now it feels like) we decided to do an outdoors trip which included riding ATV’s through the mountains at an ATV park in Pennsylvania. We had a great time and always enjoy riding ATV’s.

This is me on an ATV in PA.

There were all sorts of trails to ride on from easy to super hard and we enjoyed most of the light to moderate trails (and a couple of the harder ones) as we felt since we don’t get to ride that often on trails like this it would be safest. It had been raining all day and we ended up covered from head to toe in mud (you may not be able to see it here, but we were). Even in the rain we had a blast and built memories that will last a long time.

This is my husband on the ATV.

This is another thing I love about the outdoors, the memories you can make. I hope you have outdoor plans for this weekend if your weather is nice. Even if it rains the puddles can be fun to jump in especially if you have little one… or even a pup or two 😉

Do you or you families have favorite outdoor activities? If so please share them with me 🙂

Sunsets and Thankfulness…

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I love sunsets. There is something about the end of a day that God created special. It’s a time to reflect on the day and count your blessings.

10 Things I am thankful for today:

1. My faith

2. My husband

My love

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3. My pups

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

4. My health

5. My family

6. My friends

7. The property and home we have

View from our back deck

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

8. The ability to serve others

9. The chickens

 

 

 

 

 

 

10. This day…

What are you thankful for? Let me know 🙂