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Backyard Skating Fun!

Contest Photo by: anitaeason
Manteno, IL
Category: New Moves

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Winters in Chicago can be very long with a lot of time spent indoors. For family fun and exercise outside this winter, our family built an ice rink right in our own backyard! First began the research, planning and measuring. Next, my husband and son bought all the supplies and framed out the rink. Afterwards, the whole family chipped in by spreading out the large tarp and filling the rink with water. It took longer than we thought! Then, the waiting began; it was the first winter where we cou
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