Camping Tips

Tips on Preserving Autumn Leaves

Preserving the beauty of fall leaves is easy with materials you likely have around home.

We’ll soon be enjoying hikes through the woods with all the leaves changing colors – even if it’s only at a local park. You may find beautiful fallen leaves from maples, aspens, birch, oaks, hickory, and more. Challenging the youngsters ...

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“Too Hot” First Aid

heat stroke

There are two main levels of heat-related illness—Heat Exhaustion and Heat Stroke. Both are bad and can occur independent of the other, but Heat Stroke is most dangerous and can be life-threatening. If you’re with someone in the heat who ...

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Use Bungee Cord For Your Dog Zip Line

dog zip line

Some campgrounds require dogs to be leashed. In a new environment like that there is even more to explore than at home, so they can be running every which way at once. That’s why we like the dog zip line that Reddit ...

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Ultimate Camping Knot

This is a sponsored post. I am a Bernzomatic Torch Bearer, though all opinions expressed are my own. If you’re looking for the best knot to tie down the guy lines on your tent – look no further. The Boy ...

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5 Great Uses For A Blue Tarp

uses for a blue tarp

Sometimes the simplest and least expensive piece of gear can be the most useful; for example, the plain blue tarp from the hardware store. It’s a downright camping essential because it’s so versatile. Chances are good you’ll find dozens of ...

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Let Costa Sunglasses Teach You Sunglasses Basics

sunglasses basics

The array of sunglasses you have to choose from is bewildering. What you see is mostly about the fashion statement. What you don’t generally see is about fit, comfort, and–most importantly–protection. Reflected glare and UV rays both damage your eyes, ...

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Rainy Day S’mores

Rainy Day S'mores feature

This is a sponsored post. I am a Bernzomatic Torch Bearer, though all opinions expressed are my own. Rainy Day S’mores may be some of the best news yet. There is nothing better than a fun way to make your own individual ...

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The Best Weather App We’ve Found

best weather app

Knowing when the rain is going to hit is crucial in planning an afternoon of outdoor activities, so here’s the best weather app we’ve found: Storm. There are a lot of things we like about the app, but what sets ...

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iPhone Party Games For Rainy Days

iphone party games

It happened. It’s raining and you’re stuck hanging out in the tent… You’re in luck! Here are three iPhone party games that are fun for small groups. 1. Heads Up You’ve probably played this before, and if you haven’t you’re in for ...

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The Easy Way To Carry and Organize Condiments

organize condiments

Having all your meals in a cooler for a weekend can be a challenge. Digging around to find condiments or food is a hassle and can be water logged. Plus after you’ve gone bobbing for condiments you still need to ...

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