Ready2Fish Complete Fishing Kit Review + Giveaway

Little Girl Fishing with Ready 2 Fish Fishing Kit

As most of you know, my family and I love to fish so when I was given an opportunity to review a Ready2Fish Complete Fishing Kit, I readily agreed. I had never used a Ready2Fish® rod and reel but the Ready2Fish product line really grabbed my attention.  You see, it's so much more than a rod and Read More

New Meteor Shower to Kick Off The Summer Camping Season

Star Gazing Couple

What better way to kick off the summer camping season than with an all natural light show this Memorial Day Weekend.  A new meteor shower called the Camelopardalids, may turn into a meteor storm. This meteor shower stems from the Comet 209P/LINEAR.  Debris left behind from this comet in the Read More

Starting Seeds Indoors- Fun Activity for Kids

Kids Growing Seeds

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 Read More

10 Things You Need to Hike the Appalachian Trail- Infographic

Hiking in Georgia

  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, Read More

ADHD and The Outdoors

Girl Playing Outdoors with Leaves

Today's guest post about ADHD and the Outdoors is written by Valerie Johnston. Valerie is a health and fitness writer for Healthline.com ADHD and The Outdoors Sometimes it can seem like the effects of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder are unavoidable. The inability to sustain concentration, Read More

Meteor Showers 2013- Mark Your Calendars Now

Meteor Showers 2013

This past year our family has really gotten into star gazing.  Of course, the meteor showers these past couple months have been amazing.  Nothing can compare to an all natural light show.  So what meteor showers can we look forward to in 2013? Go ahead and mark your calendars now so you don't Read More

Our Favorite Waterfall Hike- Surprising But True

Anna Ruby Falls

We recently camped in the North Georgia mountains and went to visit a beautiful waterfall.  Anna Ruby Falls is actually twin falls located north of Helen, just outside Unicoi State Park in the Chattahoochee National Forest. This rare double waterfall is formed by Curtis and York Creek from Tray Read More

Tips for Taking Kids Fishing for the First Time

Taking Kids Fishing at the Lake

Recently, on our facebook page we were asked for advice about taking kids fishing for the first time.  So we are sharing our family secrets to keeping fishing trips fun and stress-free. We don't reveal where we like to fish.  You'll have to find your own fishing spot. Tips for Taking Kids Fishing Read More

Camping Faves- Family Friendly Outdoor Activities

Little Campy Blogiversary Giveway

Camping Faves and Raves Week + Blogiversary Giveaway kicks off with family friendly outdoor activities (and a chance to win a Geigerrig Hydration Pack).  Joining us today on the blog are some of my favorite outdoor bloggers.  They are letting us in on some of their camping faves. ***Don't forget to Read More

Have You Been Outside to Play- Worldwide Recess Day

Outside Play with KEEN's Worldwide Recess Day

When was the last time you went outside to play? Let's bring back recess, not just for our kids but for everyone. Just 10 minutes of physical activity, outside everyday can improve your mood and help you get on track to better fitness. Because when you get outside and active for 10 minutes, Read More

Reasons to Take a Guided Hike- Featuring Panola Mountain State Park

Ranger Guided Hikes are wonderful for families

Have you considered taking a guided hike with your family?  We recently took a guided hike through Panola Mountain State Park in Georgia.  It was a wonderful experience.  I would recommend a guided hike for families who would like to get a little more out of their hike. Reasons to Take a Guided Read More