Hammock Camping- Trend To Try

Hammock Camping with ENO DoubleNest Hammock

Hammock camping is growing in popularity.  Many people are following this trend in camping.  And why not? Hammocks are easy, lightweight and compact- perfect for backpackers.  And we are seeing more and more family campers bringing hammocks to their campsites, as well.  What better place to relax Read More

Camping on Holiday Weekends- DO’s and DON’Ts

Camping on Holiday Weekends

Camping on holiday weekends can be a catch-22. On one hand you have more days off from work and more time to camp. But on the other hand the campgrounds tend to be packed.  How do you make the most of  your long weekends, while keeping the fun in the camping trip? Camping on Holiday Weekends DO Read More

10 Tent Tips for Happy Camping- Infographic

Tent Tips Infographic

Check out REI's wide selection of tents. 10 Tent Tips for Happy Camping is another cool infographic shared with us by REI. Do you have any tent tips to add? I'll see ya by the campfire. Tiffany If you enjoyed this inforgraphic as much as we did, consider Pinning It and follow us on Read More

Secrets Revealed- Outdoor Moms Share Their Camping Styles

Outdoor Moms Reveal Camping Styles

This week outdoor moms across the web are revealing their camping styles.  And although these moms all love getting back to nature, their methods for getting there, couldn't be more different. My camping style?  I enjoy tent camping in Georgia State Parks. Tent Camping in State Parks With a Read More

Premier Protein Bars and Shakes Review + Giveaway

Premier Protein Bars and Shakes Review

Today,  we have a Premier Protein Bars and Shakes review to share with you. Premier Protein Bars and Shakes have lots of lean protein without a lot of sugar and fat.  So now you don't have to feel guilty about your mid-afternoon snack or worry about the subsequent sugar crash and burn.  They are Read More

Fun Ways to Keep Cool on Hot Days While Camping

Beat the Heat While Tent Camping

Today's camping blog post is a guest post by Brian Prosinecki who shares with us some fun ways to keep cool while camping. Camping is such a wonderful and fulfilling summer activity! Aside from quality time with your family, camping gets you back in touch with nature and opens the door to tons of Read More

Guest Post- Packing Smart for a Day Hike

Day hike at Ten Mile Lake

Today's post is a guest post from Brian Coughlin who will talk about packing for a day hike. One of the things that’s often overlooked when packing for a day hike is how to get all your gear in the bag. It’s not simply a matter of stuffing everything in you backpack. Yeah, you need to get it in Read More

Simple Summer Side Dish Recipes- Outdoor Cooking

Simple Summer Side Dish Recipes

These simple summer side dish recipes are wonderful complements to your outdoor cooking- from your grill to your campsite.  And these recipes share some common elements.  They are all simple.  They are all delicious.  Try them on your next camping trip. Campfire Roasted Potatoes- Easy and Read More

Top 5 Non-Essential Camping Essentials For Kids

Camping Gear for Camping Kids

What are the camping essentials when you are camping with kids?  Sometimes the gear you really need are non-essential to most campers.  Oh, how kids change things-- even camping. The following gear won't be found in Bear Grylls' pack, but if you are camping with young kids and toddlers, having 1 Read More

Hikes with Tykes: Games and Activities- Rob Gives Us The Dirt

Hikes with Tykes Feature

Rob Bignell gives us the dirt behind his new book, Hikes With Tykes: Games and Activities.  I caught up with Rob for a quick author interview. Rob, you've just released your second book in your Hikes With Tykes series, Hikes With Tykes: Games and Activities.  In this book, you focus on keeping Read More

Camping- An Olympic Event?

Camping an Olymic Event?

Have you heard that camping could become an Olympic event? Me neither. But how great would it be if camping were an Olympic event?  We've been training for this event. We've practiced pitching our tent in record time and in precarious conditions (rain, darkness and more). We have Read More