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Rice Lake and Sakatah Lake State Parks | Minnesota

It’s mid-April and winter is still hanging on in Minnesota. We decided to ignore the fact that it was 28 degrees outside and kickoff our 2022 Minnesota hiking season anyway. Located a little over an hour south of Minneapolis are two state parks, Rice Lake State Park in Owatonna and Sakatah Lake State Park in […]

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Visit Old Town Bay St Louis, Mississippi

This past March, my boyfriend Glenn and I spent a month working remote from Bay St Louis, Mississippi. To be completely honest, we chose it solely because this is where we found a dog-friendly Airbnb available for the entire month. We didn’t know much about the area but after spending 4 months in South Carolina […]

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Week 3: Bay St Louis, Mississippi

It’s our third week working remote from Bay St Louis, Mississippi. I’ll keep the intro short, you all know the drill. Here’s what we got up to in week 3! Pulled apart my first crawfish. Louisiana and Mississippi are known for their crawfish. We’ve seen them on the menu at most restaurants and they even […]

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Week 1: Bay St Louis, Mississippi

Today marks my first full week of working remote from Bay St Louis, Mississippi. The weather has been mild, right around 70 degrees most days and cooler at night but the sunshine and being able to walk my dog whenever I want is the best. It’s the simple things that make me happy. Our first […]

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Wild River State Park | Minnesota

This post is going to be a quick overview of Wild River State Park. It’s located along the St. Croix river about an hour north of Minneapolis. We visited for a little Saturday morning hiking but it also has campgrounds, cabins, horseback riding trails, canoeing and cross-country skiing in the winter. The leaves were just […]

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Hiking and Beers in Marquette, Michigan

After four days of camping (check out the posts on the Apostle Island and Porcupine Mountains if you missed them) we decided to break up our 10-day road trip with a stop in Marquette, Michigan. We passed through Marquette last year to pick up some sleeping pads for camping (which we still use to this […]

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Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park

Exactly one year ago, we stopped at the Porcupine Mountains for a few minutes on our way to Copper Harbor. This time, we came back to do it all! The Porkies were the second stop on a 10-day roadtrip along the southern shore of Lake Superior. Our campsite was at the White Pine Extension Outpost. […]

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Apostle Islands National Lakeshore | Suitcasey

A few years ago, I took a solo camping trip over Fourth of July weekend and that trip started a tradition of road trips every Independence Day. My boyfriend Glenn and I rented a campervan and headed west to Yellowstone and last year we had a pandemic-friendly week in Copper Harbor, Michigan. This year we […]

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