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Building connections through shared adventures.

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Florida Field Guide

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

Simple Living

Handicrafts, family recipes and backyard chickens has kept our family connected in a simple way. Join us in the garden.

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Family Vacations

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

Great Outdoors

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.

Let me show you how easy family adventures can be.

The Latest Adventures

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

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Visit your hometown  like a pro!

  • Tools to help you find family outings in your area.
  • 5-step planner that provides a year of outings.
  • 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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