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Backyard Camping- Preparing For Camping Or Failure

Many people start their camping adventures in their own backyards.  Of course, I can see why.  Backyard camping is a quick and easy way to introduce camping to kids without all the commitment of actual camping. Starts to rain-- go back inside your house. Too cold-- go inside. Too hot-- go Read More

Melted Snowman Soup- Snow Day Tradition

We interrupt this regularly scheduled blog post to bring you... SNOW!! Well, it's more of a prediction of possible snow flurries in a couple of days and it's not supposed to stick.  But, we live in the South, so that means...SNOW!! So in celebration of this "snow" I bring you... Melted Snowman Read More

Marry An Outdoors Woman

"Marry an outdoors woman.  Then if you throw her into the yard on a cold night, she can still survive." --W.C. Fields,  U.S.  actor 1880-1946   Read More

Finally- Nativity Scene For Toddlers

Finally, a Nativity Scene for toddlers.  It's the Little People®Nativity Playset. It's made by Fisher Price®.  I am not affiliated with Fisher Price in any way, but I did buy Baby Girl this play set last year for Christmas. This Nativity playset is perfect for toddlers.  The Little People have Read More

Gerber Apocalypse Survival Kit- As Seen On The Walking Dead

When it comes to camping, we talk a lot about being prepared.  Now, thanks to Gerber Legendary Blades®  you can be prepared for anything... even an Apocalypse. The Gerber Apocalypse Survival Kit goes on sale December 5th (pre-orders are being taken now).  This is the kit seen on The Walking Dead on Read More

ManCans New Scent Leather Mitt- Unique Gift for Men

Christmas is just around the corner.  So what to do you get the man who has everything?  Well, how about a ManCan?  It's a very unique gift.  ManCans are candles. The scents include campfire, dirt, fresh cut grass and Grandpa's pipe.   I brought you this story a couple months ago, when ManCans  Read More

Mom’s Hearty Beef And Vegetable Soup Recipe- Perfect For Winter Camping

Nothing warms you up at the campsite like this hearty beef and vegetable soup recipe - perfect for winter camping.  They don't call it comfort food for nothing!   This is my Mom's recipe.  I have been eating Mom's Beef and Vegetable soup all my life.  It's wonderful.  This is a very thick soup.  Read More

20 Ways To Know That You Are Obsessed With Camping and The Outdoors

Are You Obsessed with Camping and the Outdoors

Are you obsessed with camping and the outdoors? Consult our list below to find out.  20 Ways to Know You Are Obsessed with Camping and the Outdoors When you go to Vegas, you scope out hiking trails.  Why else would you go to Vegas? You need a U-Haul to get all your camping equipment to your Read More

Your Mother's Motto- Go Outside And Play

  "Go outside and play!" How many times did you hear these words as a child?  It was my mother's go-to phrase.  This phrase was repeated--- EVERY DAY! Go get some fresh air. You need some vitamin D.  Go outside. Go run off some of that energy. When we were kids, mothers knew how to get Read More

Gift Ideas For Little Campers: Camping Lantern

Are you looking for gift ideas for the little camper in your life?  All campers need a good camping lantern.  Why not get your child a lantern of their own? Fisher-Price®Fun to Imagine! Camping Lantern.  This adorable camping lantern and play set is more about pretend play than actual camping.  Read More