About Danielle Huddleston Photography:

I am a wife, homeschool mom, a hiker, and a photographer living in Oklahoma. I love beautiful light and being in the woods. I share what I love on this blog, be they trails, pictures, or homschooling curriculum. Thanks for stopping by!

  • Archive: ‘Parks’

    Lincoln Boyhood Home National Memorial ~Lincoln City, IN

    Saturday, May 27th, 2017

    This place managed to get my twins more interested in learning about Abraham Lincoln!

    I would say it was a win just for that but it was really interesting also.

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    When you marry a woodworker, you get a lot of pictures of furniture…

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    Another picture of a possible project.

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    Where Lincoln’s boyhood cabin stood.


    The girls will ask questions all day…

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    Beautiful homestead they have set up.

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    This man was so nice and helpful!

    He answered all of my kiddos questions and believe me there were A LOT!

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    Checking out where they would sleep.

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    The meat house had a piece of pig hanging in it!

    The girls did not want to be in there…


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    They have actual animals and try to make it look like a working homestead!

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    This was such a fun stop!!!!

    I am glad we changed our drive a bit to include this place.

    Check out more about it at their site, here.

    Next stop

    Shawnee National Forest

    Maramec Spring Park ~St. James, MO

    Monday, May 22nd, 2017

    This is a beautiful park in Missouri!

    Maramec Spring Park is not too far outside of St. Louis and a short distance away from Interstate 40.

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    They have these pools filled with trout!

    There were so many, it seemed unreal.

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    They have beautiful paths for you to walk along the river.

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    They have several feeding stations set up also.

    Someone was super nice and gave us some quarters they did not need, so we could feed the fish.

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    My kids were just searching the ground for fish food people had dropped since we did not bring any quarters.

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    They had a nice museum to go to.

    There was another also but I found we all did better outdoors after being in a vehicle for hours…


    The kids really liked this watershed display.

    It really rained.

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    This is a great spot to stop for us on trips to Indiana.

    Can’t wait to go there again!

    Monday’s are lake days

    Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017

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    Monday’s just seem hard.

    Everyone is adjusting to the change after a weekend.

    So a lot of times I make Monday our library run and plan a stop at the lake.

    This time we had lots of rain to fill the lake and make the waterfall full, birds were everywhere, and it was a beautiful morning.

    Helped a lot after a rough start!

    How do you like to start your week?