Have you recently been to a grocery store and priced a box of energy bars? If you are outraged at the high price that is required for a few energy bars then you may want to consider making your own at home. In fact, not only will this save you money but it will be a great opportunity to spend some time with your children as they help you put together a variety of recipes customized to their tastes. [Read more…]
Blisters on the feet are one of the most common problems for hikers. Improper caring for the feet and lack of hiking experience are the major causes for this condition. Blisters can be caused due to heat, grit, or moisture. Heat is generated when the foot is rubbing against the sock.
Are you planning a camping trip in the near future? Do you want to enjoy fresh berry desserts during your time away? The warm months are some of the best months when it comes to enjoying many different types of berries. Sure, you can eat them raw when they are nice and juicy or you can add them to many different types of desserts to enjoy them in a different way. Continue reading for some different things you can make while camping. [Read more…]
Camping stoves come in quite a few varieties and many people have their favorites. If you’re considering purchasing a new stove, or your first stove, these are some things to think about. [Read more…]
When kids are hungry, they have no problem letting you know. If you want to be able to serve up some delicious food without slaving away over the stove, why not try whipping up some finger sandwiches? In this article, we will share two ways to make a yummy sandwich for hungry kids. [Read more…]
Start with a clean container. I like an ice tea jar or a mason jar to make lemonade in. Choose your favorite lemonade base and make your lemonade using fresh chilled water.
Leave a bit of room to add in some extra treats so that you can have a delicious and uniquely flavored lemonade. [Read more…]
Anytime you are outside, you are exposed to a number of insects. Whether you are on a camping trip, having a party at the beach, enjoying a barbecue or having a drink on your patio, you are at the mercy of the insects in the area. Many insects cause illnesses that can be detrimental to your health and well-being. Because of this, you will want to have an insect repellant to help keep you safe while outdoors. Unfortunately, most insect repellents contain chemicals that can be dangerous to your health. If you want to protect yourself from insects without the dangers associated with chemical insect repellents, try some of these effective homemade insect repellents. [Read more…]
Your clothing is your first and best line of defense from the sun and it’s hurtful UV rays is the clothing you wear. That’s simple, as they directly and physically block and/or absorb any radiation before it hits your skin. So, when you go out camping, the best prevention from sun damage is having the right clothing for sun protection. [Read more…]
Most people use an effective sunscreen to protect themselves and their families from the sun’s harmful UV rays. However, what they don’t know is that their pets also need sunscreen to protect them from the harmful rays of the sun. [Read more…]
One thing about campfires is that they are not that easy to start or keep going. This is why we are sharing these tips to help those who want to build a campfire. The tips below have always worked for us and we know that they will also work for you. [Read more…]