8 Apps that Make for a Super Camping and Hiking Experience

8 Apps that Make for a Super Camping and Hiking Experience

Share List As much as I like to disconnect, sometimes you just have to be connected. In the world that we live in now, it is almost dangerous not to have some sorta instant media. So I’ve decided to take advantage and use it to help make my outdoor experiences great! I was actually surprised to find how many apps there were for the outdoor enthusiast. There are apps for GPS, camping lists, mapping your hikes, picking your camp site…

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Scenic 197- A Wonderful Trip Through North Georgia You’ll Love

Scenic 197- A Wonderful Trip Through North Georgia You’ll Love

Share List If you’re looking for a great day trip , Scenic 197 in North Georgia is for you. 20 miles of beautiful scerery, starting in Clarksville, Scenic 197 meanders it way through the North Georgia mountains following the Soque River. We saw many fishing for trout along the way. While some of the lake crosses through private land, there are plenty of road side stops to get out in to the river. The Soque Rive is stock with trout…

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Can You Love Glamping Without Being a Camping Cheater

Can You Love Glamping Without Being a Camping Cheater

Share List According to Oxford Dictionary, they add about 1000 new words to the dictionary each year. So when the word “Glamping” showed up, I was curious about the definition. According to Oxford the definition of Glamping is “A form on camping involving accommodation and facilities more luxurious that those associated with traditional camping.” WHAT………. That seems like cheating to me. Oxford Dictionary defines Camping as “The activity of spending a holiday living in a tent.” Just the other night…

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Festival Under the Magnolias

Festival Under the Magnolias

Share List The Magnolia Festival; in the heart of the historic part of Stone Mountain was a great little adventure. We loved seeing artists doing what they do best. I picked up the best set of bees wax candles from Berry’s Honey Farm. Along with the fair you were able to tour the grounds then have lunch and coffee just outside the steps of the old buildings. The only thing I wish is that they waited until the Magnolia trees…

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Sunshine Blogger Award Nomination

Sunshine Blogger Award Nomination

Share List Sometimes when you least expect it but most need it Karma throws some love your way. After a hard day of stressing over my newest blog post, I open a message from  a wonderful blogger, a world away, nominating me for the Sunshine Blogger Award. Apostolia from Simply Apostolia  had emailed me with this nomination. “I’m sending this e-mail to you because I was recently nominated for the Sunshine Blogger Award, and I had to nominate 11 other…

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How to Talk with a Potty Mouth to Mother Nature

How to Talk with a Potty Mouth to Mother Nature

Share List Beware…This post is full of Potty Mouth…. One of the biggest questions or concerns that most newbie campers have is what to do when nature calls. For those who have never taken comfort behind a tree, the idea can seem daunting, uncomfortable or just plain yuck. For many this could be the only think keeping them from a great experience. So lets start at the bottom…hehe… and realize that the big pink elephant in the room is that…

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How to Have Fun Playing with Your Camping Food!

How to Have Fun Playing with Your Camping Food!

Share List When it comes time to eat around at the camp ground you can usually find me at the camp kitchen, with my recipes, getting our aluminium foil packet ready or stirring the dutch oven soup or even making coffee to go with our omelettes first thing in the morning. Understandable, this is where you’d find most moms with kids. But just because your camping, it doesn’t mean the you have to have food that comes in a freeze…

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Awesome Gifts for the Mom who Loves to be One with Nature

Awesome Gifts for the Mom who Loves to be One with Nature

Share List Mothers day is just around the corner. It’s a day when we celebrate all the wonderful things mom does for us. If your mom is the outdoorsy type she’s probably not the chocolate and flowers type unless it comes in a protein bar and wild flowers….. I thought I’d put together a list of gift ideas for mom that will have her ready for those summer hikes and camping trips. KAVU Women’s Zippit Bag Adjustable rope shoulder strap,…

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Here Comes the Dutch Man with His Oven’s

Here Comes the Dutch Man with His Oven’s

Share List Camping is a way that we can step back in time and visit our ancestors. We unplug and become self-sufficient and primitive. It allows us to relate and imagine what being a pioneer on the trail could have been like. Sleeping under the stars, cooking over an open campfire while spending quality uninterrupted time with or family….Relaxing Cooking outdoors is one thing that hasn’t changed to much over the years. Cast Iron, open flames and grills are still…

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