• Camping Gear

    Cool Camping Finds for Your Dog

    Dogs are considered a part of the family.  Of course you would like to take them camping with you.  Make sure to find a pet friendly park.  Two that I have already written about are Fort De Soto and Hart Springs.  Both have restrictions on where pets are allowed, but dogs are welcomed in the campgrounds. Dogs need camping gear too.  Here is brief list of things to consider when camping with your dog. Water Bottle If you plan on taking your dog walking throughout the park, it’s important they have clean, fresh water.  This portable water bottle has worked great for us and Ellie.  You can find it here.…

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  • Camping Gear,  Food,  Projects

    Cub Scout Halloween Campout

      My Bear Scout is getting excited for his Cub Scout Halloween Campout next month with his Dad. Today I set up what I thought his Cub Scout Halloween campsite will look like. I’m glad I decided to check to make sure the tent was alright to use. It wasn’t. The last person to use it packed the tent away wet, allowing mold to grow all over it. I ended up ordering a new tent from Target. It’s a good idea to check your tent before you go camping!  I’ll be adding the “real” pictures after the campout in October. It’s a good idea to make a list of what…

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  • Food

    Quick and Easy Camping Menu

    For our last camping trip I wanted quick and easy meals so that my family could enjoy their time on the beach.  I also knew that rain was going to be in the forecast for our weekend of camping, so any grilling would have to be done quickly.   The menu I came up with was a basic camping menu with a few make ahead options to keep things simple. Camping Menu For A Weekend Friday Dinner:  Walking Tacos Saturday Breakfast: Pancakes Saturday Lunch: Hot Dogs, Pasta Salad, Watermelon, and Cherry Coke Camp Cake Saturday Dinner: Hamburgers, Pasta Salad, Watermelon and S’mores Snacks: Banana Muffins So this was the plan…

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