Camp Cooking for Beginners – Everything You Need to Know

When I’m camping I’m outdoors, I’m active and I’m hungry. Food is the best part of camping, but camp cooking can be intimidating if you’ve never done it before. In this camp cooking for beginners post I’ll share different ways to prepare food outdoors as well as five tips for planning what food to bring camping. When you’re done you’ll be ready for your own outdoor feast!Camp Cooking for Beginners Continue reading “Camp Cooking for Beginners – Everything You Need to Know”

Backpacking 101 Book Review and My Son’s First Backpacking Disaster

My blogger friend Heather Balogh Rochfort over at Just a Colorado Gal just published her first book, Backpacking 101. I was sent a copy to review, and learned a ton – just in time for my son’s first backpacking disaster. Here’s my review.

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Three Tips for Family Stargazing Fun

It’s time to power up for summer fun and outdoor adventures. Have you tried family stargazing? My kids are obsessed with planets, stars, and solar systems and summer is the perfect time to stay up late and watch the night sky.

Follow these three tips for a great family stargazing experience.

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Ten Ways to Help Kids Love Camping

Since June is National Camping Month it’s the perfect time to share these ten ways to help kids love camping! My family just returned from a ten day camping trip in Zion National Park, Utah and Carpinteria State Beach, California and we definitely used these ten tips. Thanks to Louise from for this great guest post on how to help kids love camping.

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