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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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Outdoor gifts for kids and adventuresome families

  Do you have any outdoor kids or adventuresome families on your shopping list this year?  Or maybe, you’re an outdoor family and are looking for practical gifts to help get you and your kids outside.  Well, I’ve put together a guide full of outdoor gifts for kids. Below, you’ll find favourite outdoors toys and outdoors gear perfect for families who like to get outside.  For your convenience, click on[…]

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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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Fall Scavenger Hunts for Kids

Looking for some simple and fun ways to get your littles outside this fall?  These fall scavenger hunts are super easy to use and all kids love a good hunt! (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 policy page for[…]

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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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Fall activities for kids | activity calendars

Keep that summer fun momentum going right into fall with these outdoor activity calendars.  Print them out and be reminded of all the fall activities for kids and families that you can still enjoy before the weather turns cold. No excuses.  Use these calendars to take away the guesswork of what to go do outside.  Most of these activities are easy and can be done right from home.  And while[…]

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How to make Frozen Sun Catchers

Frozen Sun Catchers | Capturing Nature in Ice

Do you need extra motivation to get outside when the temperature drops below freezing?  Perhaps this craft will be just the thing to get you and your kids outside.  These frozen sun catchers can be made with a variety of items, are interesting to look at, and sparkle beautifully in the sun.  Plus, they were super easy to make; winter did most of the work for us! How to Make[…]

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Valley of the Five Lakes, a hike for everyone

Here it is.  One of the most popular family hikes in Jasper.  Find out when, how, and why you should take a walk around Valley of the Five lakes in Jasper National Park with your family. Jasper National Park is big.  Well, it’s kinda huge actually. Yet, even with the thousands of amazing vistas, hundreds of kilometers of trails, and dozens of lakes and rivers there are still only a[…]

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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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