When I go out camping, a lot of the times my friends and other people ask me how I manage to make meals for my family without having to resort to those instant, freeze-dried meals.
Don’t get me wrong – freeze dried meals can be a real lifesaver, and sometimes your only means for food, especially when you are out on extended or multi-day camping trips.
But for general camping use, I have one little secret – I use the best camping cookware I can find. That way, I am able to give my husbands and two sons a warm and fresh “home cooked” meal, even when we’re out on the trail.
This is especially true when we go car camping since I have the freedom to bring more gear, more food options, and all my heavy-duty cookware.Read More
Being out with nature can be an amazing experience but Mother Nature knows no bounds. You can be enjoying your trip and then out of nowhere end up drenched in rain, stuck in the middle of a storm.
But every good hiker knows about Mother Nature’s unpredictability and knows how to come prepared – so should you. Having the best rain pants will give you a little bit of protection and keep you dry during an unexpected downpour.
I’m here to help you look for the best pair of rain pants you can get because I know first hand how difficult it can be to get caught up in the rain unprepared.
Picture this scenario: you arrive at your campsite, family in tow. You set up your tents, roll out your sleeping bags, set the charcoal under the grill, and light up a fire. Then you call your family, telling them to gather around for a nice, cool drink.
You reach out to open your cooler, only to find out that all your ice is melted and everything inside is just as warm as if you have left it out on a regular summer day. Now what?
Well, if you’ve gone camping a few times, chances are this has happened to you at least once, especially if you just picked up the first cooler you saw in the grocery store.
Luckily, all that stress and trouble can be avoided, as long as you have the best cooler for camping. And I’m here to help you find it.
Camping is one of the most rewarding and peaceful things you can do after a long week of work or household chores. It is definitely my favorite thing to do, especially when my husband and two sons come with me.
The problem is that often times, people don’t think about camping as time for relaxation because they think it is really uncomfortable and that they’d end up in more pain or more stressed out than if they had just stayed at home.
While it is true that sleeping on the ground for a long period of time can cause neck and back pains or even headaches, there is a nifty little item I like to bring with me to avoid this:a backpacking pillow.
Having the best backpacking pillow can make all the difference in comfort (and happiness) during your trips. Best of all is that most of them are really affordable and not that difficult to select.Read More
Are you ready to take your outdoor adventures to the next level? Or are you looking to try out and improve your survival skills? If so, you need a great set of tools to help you with that. One of the tools you should have is a hatchet.
Today, we’re going to talk about what a hatchet is and some of the qualities to look for when selecting the best camping hatchet. Read on to find the best hatchet for you!