Category Archives: Fishing

Keep Our Lands Clean Earlier this year my son and I did a lake shore cleanup with the scouts.  I was excited not only to participate in this but excited that my son could participate in this cleanup.  As we walked along the roads and the shores at Land Between the Lakes my son quickly realized the importance of not only what we are doing, but the importance of keeping our lands clean. How can we help? There are lots of ways to help and in almost every situation you can get your kids involved as long as they are old enough to walk a short distance. Even before they are able to walk short distances to help clean up here are some ways to help keep our our lands clean and get your kids involved. Teach your kids about conservation In our house we recycle. Our bins are right…

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Low Cost Ideas to Treat Your Kids For me spending times with my kids is far more important than spending money on my kids.  It seems like any more that to have fun or treat your kids you have to take out a small loan to finance the fun.  Okay maybe not that expensive but week after week of trying to keep my family entertained this summer and I felt the pain of trying balance cost versus fun.  Here are a few tips I have to treat your kids to something fun but keep the cost down. Making Cookies Kids love cookies. Well they love anything sweet so why not try having a cookie party at your house.  You can grab the ingredients at a very cheap price at your local grocery store. Also grab some cookie decorating supplies or you may already have some around the kitchen.  And before…

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Take a Kid Fishing Growing up in Missouri I loved to fish. My dad introduced me to fishing at a young age. It was one of the things I loved to do with my dad. Just my dad and I and some fishing poles.  It seemed like we always caught fish. But even if we didn’t, we had a good time.  I have four older brothers so when dad would go fishing with just me it made me feel like I was getting a special treat.  As you can imagine with five boys in the house getting one on one time is hard to come by. When my boys were old enough, I would follow in that family tradition and introduce them to fishing. At a young age my older two boys loved it. But as they grew older their love for fishing wore off. Probably because my two older…

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