I tend to plan trips to the minute–a tendency that has only gotten worse since having kids. Sometimes, though, you just have to let go and enjoy the ride!
Last summer, we had planned a relaxing weekend at my in-laws vacation house on Long Island’s North Fork, just one hour from our home. Between work and the kids, we forgot to clear it with my Mother-in-Law, who was having guests that weekend!
So, instead, we made a last minute switch to drive to upstate New York and ended up having an epic adventure.
Our first stop was Bear Mountain, where I picnicked as a child.
An overnight stay at a hotel, with a pool, of course, and we were off to our final adventure on the trip. When I was a little girl, my grandfather took my to Howe Caverns. I remember being completely amazed by this underground cave system and its stalagmite and stalactite formations. My kids were no different, marveling at the colors, the perfect reflections in still underground ponds, and their trip along the River Styx. Talk about epic adventures–the kids chattered about how they had been to Hades and lived to tell the tale!
Whether we’re turning a hurricane into a party, a blizzard into sledding, or mixed-up plans into a journey from mountain top to the depths of the caverns underground, I know I’ll have an epic adventure with my crew.
Every day is an adventure and with Quaker® Perfect Portions I know I am providing my family with the fuel they need for their epic adventures.
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