Backyard camping ideas bring the summer camp out to your backyard! Every summer for the past few years, we have taken a family camping vacation in a national park. We’ve been to Bryce Canyon in Utah and Yosemite in California.  We were scheduled to head to Yellowstone in[…]

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Make this summer the best summer together with your dog using these tips for camping with dogs! Check out some fun dog gear from our partner Petco that will help make this summer your best one yet. Camping is one of our favorite family activities in the summer.[…]

Play a fun version of an “I Spy” game with this printable camping game! Perfect for rainy days or long road trips, this I Spy game will includes everything you need for camping fun. Every summer for the past three years we have taken our family to camp[…]

Useful camping gear is a must when starting out camping! But deciding what to buy can be overwhelming. Check out our list of must have items for beginning campers. Buying camping gear can be overwhelming especially when you are just beginning to camp.  The items can quickly add[…]

Use citronella essential oils to make a homemade citronella candle to keep the bugs at bay.

Keep the bugs at bay this summer when you learn how to make citronella candles. Perfect for camping and picnics, these homemade candles will keep away the creepy crawlies so your family can enjoy the late summer evenings.   One of the nice things about living in the desert is[…]

Camping essentials include things like tents, sleeping bags and flashlights. But moms need a few camping essentials, like products from ours sponsor, Poise, to make camping a little more comfortable and fun! It’s May and the school year is almost over. Can I have a HALLELUJAH?! We have[…]

Keep the entire family entertained with these 10 fun road trip games!  Put away the electronics and enjoy the scenery while having fun and even learning something new. This post contains affiliate links. I love going on road trips. I could meander along a highway for hours. I[…]

Learn how to save money on camping gear using and discount codes from our sponsor,! How to Save Money on Camping Gear About 5 years ago I convinced my city slicker, New York born and raised husband that we needed to start taking our family camping.[…]

Do you love campfire cooking? Check out these top 10 must have tools for cooking over a campfire! One of my favorite parts of camping is cooking over a campfire. When we first started camping we always took a little gas grill just in case.  But we never[…]

Looking to take your family camping at Bryce Canyon National Park? Read on for a great way to enjoy this national park with kids! In the summer of 2014, I decided to start a new family tradition.  We would go camping for the 4th of July.  Vegas is[…]