Wordless Wednesday- Oh, Deer When Will Winter End?

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Amelia Mayer on Sharing Winter Outdoor Activities With Kids


On this week's Trailblazer Tuesday you will meet a very interesting outdoors woman who enjoys many winter outdoor activities.  It takes more than a little snow to keep this woman from getting outside with her husband and two young children. Today's featured Trailblazer is Amelia Mayer from Read More

Protect Our Forests- Don't Bring Firewood From Home To Your Campsite

When you go camping it is tempting to just bring firewood from home to the campsite.  However, moving firewood more than 50 miles can place our forests at risk of disease and new infestations by tree-killing insects.  These infestations can not only destroy our forests, but may also bring down Read More

Zach Davis- Gaining Grit On The Appalachian Trail

Welcome to Trailblazer Tuesday.  We have an amazing interview for you today.  We are talking with Zach Davis who hiked the Appalachian Trail.  Did I mention that the Appalachian Trail is 2,181 miles long?  I bet you have some questions about that.  I know I do!  Today's Trailblazer is Zach Davis Read More

Grilled Lobster Recipe- Delicious Outdoor Cooking

Today, I'm sharing my grilled lobster recipe.  And no, I don't typically eat grilled lobster at the campsite, but this week we have been talking about romantic camping trips and grilled lobster is incredibly romantic.  It is a wonderfully rich seafood, which is actually super easy to make. Grilled Read More

We've Packed Up Our Camping Equipment

Well, we've packed up our camping equipment.  Today,  you can find me over at the Pocket Ranger® Blog.  They are interviewing me as part of their Off-Duty Confidential feature.   It is such a privilege to be invited to be on their site today.  I hope you will drop by for a few minutes.  I'll see ya Read More

Camping Etiquette- The Unspoken Rules of Campground Camping

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Today, we are discussing etiquette for campground camping.  There are certain unspoken rules when you camp- laws of the land, if you will. Knowing these rules can keep you and your family from being labeled as rude, obnoxious or a newbie.  These rules have been passed down from generation to Read More

Traci Lehman's Outdoor Photography Tips

Today, on Trailblazer Tuesday,  we are going to learn some outdoor photography tips from Traci Lehman.  As you know, we like to spend our Tuesdays getting to know an outdoorsman or woman and their passion for the outdoors. Today's Trailblaser is Traci Lehman from www.walksimply.com.  On Walk Simply Read More

Surprise Your Sweetie With A Romantic Camping Trip

Valentine's Day is coming up.  Flowers and candy are so played.  Make this Valentine's Day unforgettable. Surprise your sweetie with a romantic camping trip. How To Make A Camping Trip Romantic Get a babysitter. And there you have it!  That's pretty much the list. How To Make Your Romantic Read More

Gerber Apocalypse Survival Kit- Are You Ready For The Walkers?-Update

UPDATE-- The Gerber Apocalypse Survival Kit is now available again.  In fact, if you "Like" them on their FB page (Gerber) you can enter to win one (Feb 14th, 2012). Because nothing says Happy Valentine's Day like a bunch of knives. The walkers are returning. Will you be prepared?  I hope you Read More

Wordless Wednesday- Time For A Fishing Plan


When your little sister catches a 3 lb catfish, it's time for a new fishing plan.  Yes, he is fishing with all these rods. Read More