foil packages cooking on a campfire

Cooking campfire meals in foil – how, why, and all the recipes!

Foil packet foods are some of the easiest and most common camping foods out there! Have you made these before? Maybe you have a standard hobo dinner go-to? Or, maybe you’re looking to fancy up your camping meals and try something new on your next camping trip. Looking to make your first foil pack or try some new flavours, you’ll find a whole bunch of yummy recipes below. But, we’ll[…]

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(Easy) Outdoor winter activities for toddlers and kids

It’s winter! Snow and cold and ice and the possibilities of new and different play! Below you’ll find a list of all sorts of outdoor winter activities for kids and toddlers that you can set up right in your own backyard. How I miss the days that my littles would wake up to a freshly painted white world… oh, and the excitement in those eyes when they heard the snowplow[…]

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Totally Cute & Easy Birdfeeder Ornaments (the perfect teacher gift)

Looking for a fun and easy fall or winter bird activity for your kids? Wanting to make some Christmas gifts for neighbors and teachers while you’re at it? Cookie cutter bird seed ornaments are the answer! These are super easy to make and aside from the time it takes for them to harden and dry they’re pretty quick too. Let’s skip right to the recipe because that’s what you’re here[…]

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Orchid care for beginners- it’s easier than you thought!

“Orchids don’t make good houseplants; don’t buy an Orchid”.  That was Grandma’s advice.  And since I considered Grandma a gardening expert, I believed her.  Yet, I couldn’t resist those tall exotic blooms and one day found myself leaving the grocery store with a beautiful white Orchid in hand.  “Oh well I thought, I don’t know how to take care of orchids, but I’ll enjoy it while it lasts” Well, Grandma[…]

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7 Easy Family Garden Crafts (simple DIYs to make with kids)

Gardening is a great way to bond with your family while enjoying the great outdoors. No matter young or old, people of all ages can have fun gardening. Fortunately, there are some great family garden crafts that all can enjoy.   Whether you live in an apartment or live in a house, there are many ways the whole family can participate in crafts for your garden. From small gardens on patios[…]

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Attracting birds in the winter | backyard birding

Are you on the hunt for easy winter nature connections?  Making your backyard and balcony inviting to local birds is one of the simplest ways to bring more nature into your family’s life.  Get your kids involved and make your backyard a safe and inviting place for birds in the winter. Come wintertime it can be hard to get outside.  It sometimes takes longer to get your snow pants, scarves,[…]

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