How Do You Plan on Celebrating Earth Day?

How Do You Plan on Celebrating Earth Day?

Share List This year Earth Day is April 22nd. This year’s campaign is all about environmental & climate literacy. According to the web-sight that means: “We need to build a global citizenry fluent in the concepts of climate change and aware of its unprecedented threat to our planet. We need to empower everyone with the knowledge to inspire action in defense of environmental protection. Environmental and climate literacy is the engine not only for creating green voters and advancing environmental and…

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I’m In Love With My Poncho Towel From LOLL

I’m In Love With My Poncho Towel From LOLL

Share List Every once in a while you come across a product that your not sure how you managed to live with out it. I’m in love with my wearable poncho towel for adults made by LOLL. With a large family you appreciate thing that are multi functional, and if it looks good you’ve hit a bonus.  The LOLL poncho had become a great addition to my hiking bag. The breathable Turkish towel is fast drying, breathable and 100% cotton….

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Delicious Make Ahead Foil Breakfasts That Will Make Camping Easy

Delicious Make Ahead Foil Breakfasts That Will Make Camping Easy

Share List   Foil is to camping as Duct Tape is to home repair…. unknown   Blueberry Breakfast Bake Terra Firma Adventures– This is one of our favorite camping breakfasts. Not only can you you use blueberries you can use strawberries, blackberries and my son loves it made with Granny Smith apples.   Egg Bake Breakfast Julie’s Eats and Treats– This is a great starter meal. We love to add peppers, onion, mushrooms and even a handful of spinach to…

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Are You Scared of What Goes Bump in the Night? Watch and Know!

Are You Scared of What Goes Bump in the Night? Watch and Know!

Share List For many of us there is an awkward time of year right after the holidays but before spring break where we are restless. The days are short the scenery is bleak and were just itchin’ in our skin.  We need to have some fun. So lets start a fire grab our favorite blanket and curl up to watch a scary camping movie. Let’s start with some all time favorite’s. Friday the 13th (1980)– How can we not love…

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How to Have Perfect Camping Manners

How to Have Perfect Camping Manners

Share List 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 know better. Around 5:30 am my youngest get up to go potty; as he unzips…

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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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10 Ideas for Outdoor Love and Romance

10 Ideas for Outdoor Love and Romance

Share List Valentines day is just a few short weeks off and many of you GUYS are still looking for that special way to show some love. You need something sweet and romantic, with no distractions from the kids. Somewhere you can be alone doing something you love and just enjoy being together. For all you outdoor  enthusiasts we’ve come up with some ideas that will defiantly have you seeing hearts and stars. Picturesque Picnic –Pack a blanket and carry…

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S’More What!

S’More What!

Share List What better way to end a day of camping than with a giant ooey-gooey S’moore.  On my search for the perfect messy treat , I came across a multitude of different recipes that I had never even of thought to of tried.  A waffle cone is no longer just for your ice cream or favorite yogurt. Waffle cones have been taken over marshmallows, graham crackers and chocolate chips! And when the kids aren’t looking, throw in a few bananas…

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Help I’m Lost in the Woods! What Do I Do Now?

Help I’m Lost in the Woods! What Do I Do Now?

Share List No matter how old you are hiking is an adventure. It’s fun to go and relax and just be one with nature. I love to go on a trail and just see where it leads. Our number one rule when on a hike is You Never Leave the Trail. But on those rare occasions when you spot that butterfly that you’ve never gotten a picture of or you hear the chirp of that bird you’ve been looking for…

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7 Tips for Cold Weather Hiking

7 Tips for Cold Weather Hiking

Share List Hiking in the winter is not usually on my “to-do” list. But it really should be. With the holidays come the parties, shopping and food….did I mention food? It also bring all the craziness that comes with it. The Winter Time Blues. Maybe hiking should become a priority. There’s a saying “Take me to the mountains so I can loose my mind and find my soul.” A very apt saying for chasing away those blues. Just with any…

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