• DIY Tent Trailer

    Let's face it.  Most campers know how to think outside the box.  It's part of the camping experience.  We try to do more with less.  So, when I came across this DIY tent trailer during a recent camping trip, I couldn't help but smile. Sure these folks could've bought a tent trailer but that would have cost them between $2500-$8500.   Instead they put their creative juices to work.  The result is cute, creative and functional.  Way to go, guys! I'll see ya around the Read More

    DIY Tent Trailer
  • Almost Wordless Wednesday- Perfect Picnic Spot

    Doesn't this look like the perfect picnic spot?  Can't you just imagine throwing a blanket on the ground and sharing a picnic basket full of goodies and an afternoon with someone you love?  Or maybe you would prefer just spending some alone time under this tree with a good book.  Oh, the possibilities... This picture was taken in Cumberland Gap National Park.  It's such a beautiful park with incredible mountain views, yet this little area caught my attention right Read More

    Almost Wordless Wednesday- Perfect Picnic Spot
  • Are You a Mosquito Magnet? -Infographic

    Are You A Mosquito Magnet infographic   Read More

    Are You a Mosquito Magnet? -Infographic

Tick Myths Debunked

7 Bizarre Tick Myths

Today, we have a Guest Post written by Dacia Daly.  Welcome to the blog, Dacia! As a camper, you encounter ticks throughout your adventures. Here are the most Read More

Shot Rocker Photography class

Shot Rockers Online Photography Course Review + Giveaway

So you have a fancy DSLR camera, huh?  The question is... do you know how to use it?  After spending a lot of time on Pinterest, I came to the conclusion that I Read More

Your Campground Host

Welcome to A Little Campy. com. We are a camping family. I am the mother of 3 and the wife of 1. And I love to camp. I adore fishing. This website is all about bringing families together in the great outdoors. You will find the latest camping gear, tips on camping with kids, good deals and information on other outdoor activities. I'll see ya around the campfire! Tiffany

Recent Reviews

Grand Trunk Parasheet Review

Grand Trunk Parasheet Review

Looking for a great picnic blanket?  Well, today I am reviewing the Grand Trunk Parasheet which is the ultimate beach, picnic and multi-use blanket.  It’s like your old picnic blanket except… okay, it’s nothing like your old picnic blanket. Features of the Grand Trunk Parasheet Size- 7 ft X 7 ft Weight- 20 ounces Made […]

Recent Recipes

Apple Dumpling Recipe for Camping

Dutch Oven Dessert- Campy Dad’s Apple Dumpling Recipe

Looking for a Dutch oven dessert for your next camping trip? Well, we’ve got you covered. Today, we are sharing the Campy Dad’s Apple Dumpling recipe. Yumm!

Past Posts

Identify poison ivy

How to Identify Poison Ivy- Infographic

I love this infographic on how to identify poison ivy.  It was created by Treks in the Wild and I am sharing it with you today (with their permission, of course).  It combines photos of poison ivy and catchy little phrases to help you remember the distinguishing features of poison ivy.  This infographic is great […]

Mother's Day Activities for Outdoorsy Moms

Mother’s Day Activities for Outdoorsy Moms

  With Mother’s Day around the corner, I thought I would share some Mother’s Day activities for outdoorsy moms.  Of course, we would also love to hear how you would like to spend Mother’s Day. Mother’s Day Activities for Outdoorsy Moms 1.  Don’t miss the boat.  Plan a canoeing or kayaking trip for mom.  An […]

Top Herbs for Campers

Top Herbs for Camping Families

Who’s ready to go camping? I certainly am. This beautiful spring weather has me thinking about two things- camping and gardening (basically, I just want to be outside). As a result, today’s post is about the top herbs for camping families. Don’t you just love when your favorite things converge? Top Herbs for Camping Families […]

Kids Growing Seeds

Starting Seeds Indoors- Fun Activity for Kids

Ahhh…Spring is in the air. In spite of all the pollen, the excitement level is rising along with the outside temperatures. A couple weeks ago, while the cold temperatures lingered, I just couldn’t contain myself any longer. My kids and I were itching to get outside, play in the dirt and plant something. So we […]

Mom Pack by Geigerrig

Geigerrig Mom Pack Giveaway

SORRY. THIS CONTEST IS OVER.  Guess what?  We are hosting another giveaway.  WooHoo!  We are giving you the opportunity to win a Geigerrig Mom Pack. Is it a diaper bag? Is it a hydration pack? YES!! I love it when outdoor companies realize that Mommy’s love the outdoors also!  This is a really cool pack […]

Product-Shots-2 by Wilderness Dave2

TETON Sports Mammoth Double Sleeping Bag- Yep, It’s a Giveaway!

We’re talking about the TETON Sports Mammoth Double Sleeping Bag and yep, we’re even giving one away. Yeah, Baby!

Turtle Family

Wildlife Wednesday- Friends and Family

That's Not Camping

That’s Not Camping, Y’all!

That’s not camping!  It’s the indignant cry of campers everywhere.  We’ve all heard it and most campers have said it. I thought about this quote as I watched Duck Dynasty last week. Jase Robertson’s words had our family laughing and agreeing.  Hey, we are tent campers!  It certainly makes sense to us.  Of course, this […]

Hiking in Georgia

10 Things You Need to Hike the Appalachian Trail- Infographic

  Appalachian Outdoors It’s that time of year.  Thru-hikers of the Appalachian Trail will be embarking on this 2200 mile journey this month.  Only a quarter of those who embark on this adventure will actually finish hiking this trail which extends from Georgia to Maine.  Of course, those who do reach their goal will have […]

Tent Camping Weekend

Keeping Weekend Camping Trips Fun for Kids

Guest post by Andy Hawbacker from Sierra SocialHub. Andy shares tips on how to keep kids entertained during weekend camping trips.