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2017 Holiday Gift Guide, Gifts for Kids, Gifts for Men, Gifts for Women

Mystery Tackle Box #NCGiftGuide

My oldest has started to talk Christmas. He often mentions various subscription boxes to us as he sees them online. There has got to be one for just about everyone and your cat! Knowing you can have awesome stuff delivered to your door on a regular basis is always a bonus especially because it isn’t a bill! The one that he has been talking about for the last year thought is Mystery Tackle Box.  Mystery Tackle Box Mystery Tackle Box is the original monthly lure subscription service.  ...

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General Chit Chat, Parenting

8 Simple Tips for Fishing with Kids

Fishing runs in our blood. From a very young age our Papa has always brought us out with him. I would love to say that I became a avid fisherwomen but truth be told I did not. I love going, but it is just not something I live for like my brother. Being blessed with a brother who is able to pass on all he has learned from our Papa to my boys is truly priceless. But if you have ever gone fishing with young kids it can be far from enjoyable. There is whining that there is no fish, there is  ...

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March Madness, Reviews/Giveaways

March Madness with Rapala and Friends

Fishing is in my boy’s blood. My Papa was an avid fisherman and while I was not as lucky, my brother went out often with him. Even as he aged he still told some of the best fish stories around. Sadly my Papa passed away a couple years ago and I promise you the fishing world for us has never been the same. My oldest never really got the chance to fish with him personally, but through my brother he is being taught the same lessons my Papa passed on. When he passed many tackle boxes and  ...

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Couples Resort Getaway

As I write this, I sit on a deck with a glass of wine staring out looking at a beautiful lake. The gentle hum of a hot tub can be heard beside me along with gentle chirps from various birds flying around and the soothing sound of the lake takes me to my happy place. What I don’t hear is my children’s screaming or running around. I love my kids, don’t get me wrong, but if we are being honest I need a break sometimes and The Couples Resort is giving me just that. 4 years ago  ...

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