top post of the year

Thank you so much for reading my blog this year.

Today is actually the one year anniversary of the start of this blog!  A year ago today I was struggling to get the site set up (so glad that part is over!).  I have had so much fun writing 7feetnorth this year and hope you have enjoyed it too!  I’m looking forward to more writing in 2013.

Look for more adventure and exploration in 2013 and how to incorporate it all with a family.  You can do all the things you love with kids, it just requires some creativity and, often, a sense of humor to survive it!

So, I wanted to share the post that was the most popular this year.   It happens to be a post about one of our favorite vacations:  Grand Manan Island.

I highly recommend taking a vacation here.  It is beautiful and still relatively uncrowded.  You won’t be disappointed.

Here is the post:  grand manan island.

grand manan island

One of my family’s all time favorite vacations  is a trip we went on  two summers ago.  That spring I was playing around on the computer, looking at summer vacation options and came across Grand Manan Island.  I had never heard of this island before and was curious as to where it was located.  It turns out, Grand Manan Island is in New Brunswick Canada off the coast of Maine.  It looked beautiful, rural, and rugged with plenty of outdoor activities, perfect for our family!  I spent a long time researching our trip and finally came up with a plan. Continue reading “grand manan island”