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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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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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The Best Camping Trips Are When the Kids Helps Out

The Best Camping Trips Are When the Kids Helps Out

Share List Looking back when my kids were little and we would go camping it almost seems overwhelming. The burden of all the responsibility was put on myself and my husband. I would take on the responsibility of planning and packing; The food, gear , clothes, toys, everything would be ready to go, stacked in piles in the living room, for when my husband would get home. My husband would then take over packing the car (not always welcoming my…

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Did You Make the Right Decision When You Bought That Tent?

Did You Make the Right Decision When You Bought That Tent?

Share List Stop…Wait….Don’t buy that tent until you have asked these questions. There are so many different types of tents out there it is hard to figure out where to start. Let’s start by asking a few questions. 1.How many people will be sleeping in the tent? This is an obvious first question. The question should state; How many people will be sleeping in the tent comfortably? When you look at the side of the packaging it may show 4…

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10 Things to Take Camping with Teens

10 Things to Take Camping with Teens

Share List For any parent spending time with you teen can take an act of God. Trying to get them off social media has been compared to wrestling a chicken from an alligator. When you do finally get their attention most their answers are accompanied with an eye roll. So now it’s time to tell your teen that your family trip this year will be a camping trip and there is no WiFi……. Let the melt down begin…… Let me…

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Where Do I Start?

Where Do I Start?

Share List Any journey begins with the first step. So you’ve decided to give camping a try. Your channeling your inner Survivorman; it’s time to disconnect from the the hustle of life and get back to nature. So now what? Every experienced camper has been exactly where you are. Figuring out what to do next, where to start, where to go, what do I bring. And every experienced camper has their horror story that goes along with their first trip….

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