Building strong family connections through shared adventures.

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Great Outdoors

Backyard fun, field trips to destinations, and nature study tips. Discover how to get started outdoors.

Parenting & Education

Resources, inspiration and relatable stories of our journey parenting boys and home education.

Simple Living

Handicrafts, cooking and backyard chickens has kept our family connected in a simple way. 

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Florida Field Guide

Discover Florida with hidden gems around every corner. As a 4th generation Floridian I'll share our adventures from moss laden live oaks to the breezy rivers.

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Family Vacations

Rent our vacation home and share in  our experiences as hosts to families around the world. Listen to the podcast and learn how to travel Florida on a budget. 

Let me show you how easy family adventures can be.

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Welcome! I'm Holly Giles

I am a wife, mother and a Florida Master Naturalist. I am also on a mission to help families recapture the simplicity of life through natural experiences, entrepreneurial skills, parenting and home education

 Are you looking for something better than the status quo? Searching for meaningful connections with family, friends and your community? My husband and I are raising boys in difficult times, yet we still want them to feel connected to the past, be a steward of natural resources, and build relationships that last.

We believe we have found a way. Join us here to begin your adventures.

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  • Tools to help you find family outings in your area.
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  • Includes videos to show you what makes a park historical, natural resource and industrial landmarks.
  • NEVER AGAIN say there is nothing to do for a fun afternoon.

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