Thankful for NATURE: November Outdoor Challenge

I’m thankful for nature every single day. Being outdoors keeps me calm, encourages exercise and just makes me a better mom.

Because of that I’m excited to announce this month’s outdoor challenge.

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Camp Cooking Challenge: 30 Outdoor Meals in 30 Days

Camp cooking is one of the biggest struggles beginner campers have to work through. What can I make that my family will eat? How do I cook without my stove top and oven?

Camp cooking takes a little bit of preparation and planning, but once you have the right tools and skills, camp cooking can be the best part of exploring outdoors as a family!

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Just BE in the Outdoors – August Outdoor Challenge

I like to just BE in the outdoors. Yesterday I sat on my deck and listened to the rain patter through the trees. The air smelled clean, with a whiff of dark mustiness. The tempo of the raindrops varied. I closed my eyes and tried to imagine all the trees around me talking to each other.

It felt relaxing – just what I needed after my kids’ poking, jumping, exuberant craziness. For about five minutes, I breathed it all in. Then fearing that my kids had destroyed the house or each other, I tried to go back in. Only I couldn’t.

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