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Campfire Egg Cups with Ham | An Easy Camping Breakfast

Here it is: an easy camping breakfast that you can eat any time of the day!  These egg cups with ham are yummy, easy to make, and the process is simple enough that kids can help. When we’re camping with the kids our go-to meals are usually simple, familiar, and involve minimal cleanup.  This is one such meal. Add some fruit and toast for a complete breakfast or a big[…]

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Do you really know how to use bear spray?

If you’re adventuring outdoors in bear country it is best practice to carry a can of bear spray with you.  But, do you actually know how to use bear spray? Believe me, if you find yourself face to face with a mamma bear, you won’t have time to read the label! Below you’ll find the best advice I could gather up from reputable bear safety sources. (This post contains affiliate[…]

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43 Gifts the Outdoorsy Girl will Love!

Are you looking for gifts for the outdoorsy girl?  Below you’ll find all sorts of gift ideas in all sorts of price ranges.  You’ll find tops and jewelry, pretty things, outdoor gear, and reading.  You’ll even get a few options if you’d rather someone else to do the decision-making for you! (This post contains affiliate links for your convenience. If you make a purchase through my link I receive a[…]

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Gift Guide to Beautiful Camper Craft Kits on Etsy

Check out this collection of campervan and vintage camper crafts perfect for any lover of crafting and camping! Below, you’ll find embroidery sets, crafting supplies, felt kits, patterns and more.  You could either purchase the kit and gift the finished product or gift the camper craft itself directly to your special someone. (This post contains affiliate links for your convenience. If you make a purchase through my link I receive[…]

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An Enamel Camping Mug for Everyone

Some of these mugs are very old, many are new… they’re all enameled and they’ll all look fabulous when filled with tea and cozied up in your hands on a cool camping morning.  If enameled mugs are your thing, then you’ll enjoy this collection. (This post contains affiliate links for your convenience. If you make a purchase through my link I receive a small commission at no added cost to[…]

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Kids and bear safety | Be prepared

The chances of having a bear encounter on the trail are extremely low.  In Yellowstone National Park, your odds of being injured by a bear are 1 in 2.7 million.  Only about 2 people in the entire US are killed by bears each year. But still, bears are kinda scary.  And, all of life is an odds game, right?  Wouldn’t you want to push the odds just a little more[…]

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Tacos in a bag, easy camping food ideas

Have you ever made walking tacos or tacos in a bag for your kids?  If not, you ought to give them a try!  They are super easy to make.  And they’re so yummy your kids will absolutely love you! (This post contains affiliate links for your convenience. If you make a purchase through my link I receive a small commission at no added cost to you. I only recommend stuff[…]

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5 Must Know Tips for Camping with Toddlers

Are you heading out to the campground this summer with a toddler in tow?  Below you’ll find our absolute best tips for camping with toddlers. (This post contains affiliate links for your convenience. If you make a purchase through my link I receive a small commission at no added cost to you. I only recommend stuff I use and enjoy. See my about page for more information)   For some[…]

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Easy and healthy hiking snacks kids will love!

What do you pack to eat when you’re heading out on the trail?  Does your family have any favorite hiking snacks?  Or, perhaps you’re new at this family hiking stuff and you’re looking for a few suggestions. Below you’ll find a whole bunch of suggestions.  Many of the following snacks are relatively healthy and easy options, most of which you can pick up at the local grocery or make in[…]

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Top 10 Tips for Hiking with Kids

Have you ever been out in the woods, enjoying a lovely family hike when all of a sudden someone stops and refuses to walk one more step?  If you’ve done much hiking with kids, chances are you’ve experienced the stone footed child.  But really, can you blame those little people for their complaints?  Hiking can be hard sometimes.  Heck, I’ve been on hikes when I’m the one who starts crying[…]

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