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19 RVer & Camper Gifts all under $20 (2019 edition)

Below you’ll find some practical, fun, and affordable gift suggestions for RVers, campers, and car camping enthusiasts. Do you have an RV owner on your shopping list this holiday season? It seems that camping lovers don’t specifically look at camping as just a summer activity. They either spend the off-season prepping for next camping season, or, they continue to camp clear through the winter (RV campers get to stay warm[…]

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Camping gifts for Couples (for weddings or the holidays)

This gift guide will give you camping gift ideas for couples. Some of these will make great wedding gifts, birthday, Christmas, and anniversary gifts. And, if in doubt, remember to throw the gift receipt into the package;) …but, really, these ideas are good! Do you know a couple who loves spending their time outdoors? Does this couple happen to be on your shopping list this holiday season? Or, perhaps you’re[…]

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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. Updated October 2019. (This post contains affiliate links for your convenience. If you make a purchase through my link I receive a small commission at no[…]

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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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a woman looking out over a mountain valley, text reads gift guide for the outdoorsy girl

43 Gifts the Outdoorsy Woman will Love! (updated for 2019)

Are you looking for gifts for the outdoorsy woman?  Below you’ll find all sorts of gift ideas in all sorts of price ranges.  You’ll find tops and jewelry, pretty things, practical outdoor gear, and reading. And, here’s a tip: Send this post to your mom or partner if you’re wanting to unwrap some of these treasures yourself! (This post contains affiliate links for your convenience. If you make a purchase[…]

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A quick guide to tent features

Did you decide that your family will camp outdoors to bond and connect with nature? Camping is a wonderful activity that can help you to relax and learn something new. If you are a camping newbie you should know that choosing the right tent isn’t always easy. You’ll need to think on all the various tent features and needs as well as size and pricing. Let’s see what things you[…]

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Skip the chaos and try backyard camping instead!

Camping with kids can be a lot of fun and camping with kids can also be chaotic, stressful, and exhausting.  Cue the drum roll….. but backyard camping with kids, it’s the best of both!  Easier, less stressful and still heaps of fun! If there is any apprehension from you or your family, this is probably the easiest and the safest type of camping there is.  Think of backyard camping as[…]

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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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How to choose a tent | Practical tips and considerations

Tents come in all shapes and sizes… for summer sleeping, 3 season, or winter camping… with vestibules and rooms, with screened porches, some are super heavy and durable, some lighter than a loaf of bread… some hang off mountain sides and some attach to the roof of your vehicle.  With all these options, choosing a tent can be a bit overwhelming. For the purpose of this post, let’s assume you’re[…]

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Get organized with a camping equipment list

Whether you’re new to camping or have been camping for years, it’s always a good idea to have a camping equipment list on hand.  Make up your own or use this camping gear list to make sure you’ve got everything you need!  Use it when you’re checking your gear at the beginning of the season, when you’re packing up the car to head out to woods, or when you’re out[…]

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