15 Essential Camping Supplies for Families

You always want to make sure you have the most essential camping supplies for families packed before you leave for the campground. Not having the vital items you need can cause you to suffer on your trip. Continue reading this and we will take a look at 15 essentials for camping you need to have, plus you can download the handy camping packing checklist! 15 Essential Camping Supplies for Families 1. Spacious Tent You must have enough room for everyone to sleep comfortably. Consider the … [Read more...]

How to Stop Rain from Ruining your Camping Trip!

Rain usually isn’t the ideal weather for a camping trip. However, getting a little shower doesn’t have to mean the trip is ruined. There are lots of precautions you can take before any storm starts that will ensure the weather doesn’t wreck your camping trip! Always be prepared. Even if it’s not supposed to rain during your camping trip, you still want to have the supplies necessary in the event of an unexpected downpour. Make sure you do check the weather forecast though, to make sure you … [Read more...]

Important Camping Safety Tips for Kids

While camping is a fun activity for kids and adults, safety precautions should be taken to ensure everyone enjoys the trip without harm. Read on to find out the basic camping safety tips for kids that should be followed to prevent injuries or a ruined experience! Never wonder off alone. It’s important that you don’t walk away from the campsite without a buddy to go with you. It’s easy to get lost in an unfamiliar wooded area. If you need to leave the campsite for any reason, make sure … [Read more...]

25 Hot Dog Recipes for National Hot Dog Day

Ready for some great hot dog recipes in celebration of National Hot Dog Day?! Yes, the holiday is for real and many countries celebrate hot dogs at one point or another each year. Here in the United States, the special day falls based on when North American Meat Institute hosts its annual Hot Dog Lunch on Capitol Hill. This year, National Hot Dog Day is on July 19, 2017! In fact, July is National Hot Dog Month, so you can enjoy these hot dog recipes all month as a way to celebrate! 25 … [Read more...]

6 Top Health Benefits of Camping

Have you ever thought about the health benefits of camping? Many families enjoy it, but some may not realize just how helpful this activity is to their health and wellbeing. Below, we will discuss some of the top reasons you should go camping often during the summer. 6 Top Health Benefits of Camping Fresh air = Happier Mood Being in the great outdoors while camping provides a wealth of fresh air for your body. From the time you set up your tent until you leave to head home, your lungs are … [Read more...]

How to Get your Kids to Help with Chores

Have you noticed that your kids will do just about anything to get out of doing chores?  Kids don’t usually volunteer to help out and many parents may feel it’s just easier to do the chores themselves and avoid arguing with their kids about it. It may seem easier to do everything yourself, but chores teach your kids important life lessons that they’ll need one day.  Here’s how to get your kids off the couch and doing chores. Make Chores Predictable Schedule a set time each week when … [Read more...]

20 Easy Camping Recipes for your Family!

In need of some easy camping recipes? This list of twenty features delicious dishes, desserts, and sides that are simple to make with a campfire or grill. Some you can possibly prepare ahead of time in order to make your life easier on the campground. Take a look and let me know if you have any favorites to add to this list! 20 Easy Camping Recipes 1. BBQ Breakfast Scrambler | My Organized Chaos 2. Mixed Berry Granola | Foodie Fun 3. Campfire French Toast | This Lil Piglet 4. Breakfast … [Read more...]

Summer Treats: Beach Blanket Cupcakes

These fun Summer treats will have your kiddos wanting to help in the kitchen! One look at these adorable cupcakes, covered with a fondant "beach blanket" and topped with cute toppers, and your kids will be ready to have dessert! If you don't care for fondant, you could skip the blankets and just do the toppers with regular icing. The choice is yours. Summer Treats Beach Cupcakes & Cupcake Topper Printables Supplies & Ingredients: 2 dozen cupcakes - baked, cooled, and ready … [Read more...]