Posts by Alex

Indoor Forts To The Rescue!

As a parent I love to get out with my kids and sled, ski, stomp puddles and go for hikes in the woods, even in the…

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Pack the Kids for Summer Vacation!

No packing list is absolutely foolproof, and of course a good one is matched to your destination. That said, let’s say you’re going away for a…

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Through 8-year-old Eyes

Some stories need to start with an introduction. I’m Alex White, Copy Director for Lands’ End Kids, and dad of Eli, an 8-year-old with an eye…

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And The Winners Are…

Every year, toward the end of summer, we send out a call for entries to our Holiday Art Contest. Typically hundreds of entries come in, and…

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Don’t Forget The Tunes

The table is set to sparkle. You can smell the turkey roasting in the oven. The bar is stocked with holiday cheer — from beer to…

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Q: How Many Writers Does It Take To Eat A Limburger Sandwich?

  A: Five — 1 to eat a couple bites, wrinkle a nose and say — “it could be worse; my wife actually loves it.” 1…

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12 Rules For Canoe-Camping The Wisconsin River

1. Safety First 2. Bring a dog 3. …and a ball 4. …and some friends 5. Take breaks to explore deserted islands 6. Look for treasures…

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Birkie Fever

What do you get when over 10,000 cross-country skiers from all over the US and countries as far-flung as Russia descend on the small North Woods…

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