Outdoor Fun

Outdoor Fun

7 Items that Make Excellent Fire Starters

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One of the biggest challenges you face when camping is getting the camp fire started. Getting a strong fire going is not only a...
Questions to ask yourself before choosing a tent or trailer for family camping

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If you love to camp, like I do, and want to camp more often, you might be trying to decide if a tent or...
Tips and ideas for having a backyard campout with little children – how to prepare!

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If you have young kids and are thinking about taking them camping this summer, it’s a good idea to have an at home camping...

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photo credit: cupcakes2 Children love bubbles. I love bubbles. They're fun to try and catch, a challenge to blow really large without popping and...
Camping With Children - Visiting the National Parks in the US

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Technology is taking over and there’s good and bad associated with that. The rhetoric on television with the upcoming election, it’s overwhelming. There’s just...

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A local blogger group was having a conversation over bug sprays and repellents because it’s that time of year and it got me thinking...

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Rubber tires are the most difficult items to recycle and often end up in creeks, ditches or forest landfills across the country. Yes they...
Start the camping season off right with this FREE Clean the Camper Check-List! Great tips and links for recipes and what to pack when camping with kids too!

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Camping season is here! We’re a few weeks behind but the camper is finally in the driveway and ready to roll. Okay, after I...

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With two young children I’ve learned there are a few necessities when camping and some ways I can make camping less work and more...

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When it comes to camping organization is the key. When you are organized you can relax and have a good time. At least that’s...
5 Steps for Day Cares and Schools to Promote Sun Safety

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If you’re a child care provider, day care center or school, sun safety during play ground and outdoor time is important. Children have sensitive...
High Mowing Organic Seeds #Gardening #Organic

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Spring is here and that means it’s time to start our garden. I know many have started already but where I’m from, there is...
Healthy Kid Approved Camping Recipes

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Camping with kids can be a blast! Yes, it’s a lot of work but all-in-all, it is SO much fun. I have so many...
Michigan Camping Wish List #camping #Michigan

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Camping season is just around the corner in Michigan. Okay, it might be a few months away but I’m itching to get the camper...

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My local CSA (community supported agriculture) brochure should be arriving any day now.  Time to sign up and order my share! I would hate...
How to Grow Kale

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Kale is one of the 10 super-foods that should be in everyone's weekly diet. You can pick it up for about $3 a bunch...

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I’m the mom that carry’s everything. I feel like I’m Mary Flippin Poppins! My purse, my car and my pockets are full of whatever...

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The sun is shining today and my feet are tapping, anxious for it to warm up a bit so I can hit the pavement...

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My family camps as much as possible. In fact, we’re having a little staycation this weekend to celebrate school ending at our local KOA!...

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Michigan camping season has begun and this year we started the year off at Lucky Lake Campground near Muskegon, Michigan. What a beautiful campground...