Inside: I am lost without my morning cup of coffee, so I asked my friend Heather to write about different ways to get a good cup while camping, or on the road. Here are 7 ways to make coffee while camping.
Does your family go camping together? I grew up tent camping with my family and Girl Scout troop, so it was a tradition I wanted to start with my own boys. My husband and I debated about what age to start and took both boys on an overnight trip to Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Camp Resort in Elmer, NJ. They are 3 and 15 months. Since this was our first experience camping with the kids, and it had been a few years since we camped ourselves, we decided to stick close to home and only stay 1 night. [Read more…] about 10 Tips To Make Your First Family Camping Experience Enjoyable for Everyone
Special thanks to Susan Conley from the blog cookthestone.com for this guest post.
Worried about your cooking in an upcoming camping trip? Learn five tips that come in handy when cooking over a campfire. Cooking at a camp be a completely different experience for a homemaker. After all, you are away from your kitchen where all your ingredients, cookware and utensils are stored. And adding to the pressure is the fact that you can’t dial a pizza delivery number in case everything goes awry. You will really have to deliver, so to speak, unless you want your family or friends who were so busy putting up the tent to go hungry. [Read more…] about Five Tips for Preparing and Cooking With a Campfire
My kids love camping and monkeying around outside, so this year I thought I’d start my gift guides with a roundup of fun, active gifts to enjoy in your backyard or take along on your adventures.
If your kids are anything like mine, they have an insatiable need for climbing and jumping. Seriously. I find them in precarious situations all. the. time. Instead of constantly yelling at them to get down and be safe, I try to encourage their exploration and testing of their own physical limits. (While hiding my grimacing face and crossing my fingers that they land on their feet.)