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Looking for some great camping hacks and tips? How about a checklist for you and the kids so you’re sure to have a great time

Take time to teach your kids the proper way to chop wood or build a fire. If your car camping you probably have everything including the kitchen sink.  When is a good time to start teaching kids how to help out with the set-up?

Camping with kids can be a breeze when you have great ideas for activities and games.How about a packing checklist? You’ll learn very quickly what is and what is not important. Make it a themed camping trip and see who can catch the most fireflies.

What about your camping manners. Do you know where to find the campground rules or understand your neighbors don’t want to hear your music at in the morning? you know the proper way to accumulate your wood or where to go in case of an emergency? What about how to pick out that perfect tent site?

Different parks require you to collect wood from the sounding grounds do you know the proper way to accumulate your wood or where to go in case of an emergency?

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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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 Perfect Camping Manners

How to Have Perfect Camping Manners

Share List Good camping manners go a long way for the making of a great camping trip. A couple of years ago, when my kids were little, we took a camping trip to Lake Allatoona. It was just the five of us and our little Jack Russell, Bacon. We had a great first night and set up. After diner and our traditional S’more we headed off to bed.  Things were shaping up to be a great week. I should have…

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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 It’d not easy taking kids camping and 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…

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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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