• Indian Springs State Park
    Campsites,  Georgia State Parks

    Indian Springs State Park

    While camping at High Falls State Park in Georgia a couple of weeks ago we visited another Georgia state park just a few miles away. Indian Springs State Park was an interesting park to explore. History Indian Springs State Park is rich in history and natural beauty. The Creek Indians once used the springs for healing the sick. It was an important site to the Creek and held great significance to them. The state of Georgia took over the land from the Indians in the 1820’s and it became a growing tourist destination. The mineral rich spring water helped attract people to the area and allow the area to grow.…

  • Dutch Oven Cheesy Potatoes
    Food

    Dutch Oven Cheesy Potatoes

    On our last camping trip to High Falls State Park in Georgia we brought along our Dutch oven to make Cheesy Potatoes. We called this dish scalloped potatoes growing up. This is basically my Mom’s recipe put into a Dutch oven, for an amazing side dish for your next camping adventure. Ingredients 4-5 Potatoes, peeled 1 Cup Milk 2 Cups Cheddar Cheese 1/3 Cup Flour (for dusting the potatoes) Salt and Pepper to taste 1/2 an Onion My son picked up the wrong cheese for these potatoes, he grabbed the Mexican cheese with the taco seasoning added into them. As a result, the cheese actually gave the potatoes a bit…

  • High Falls State Park
    Campsites,  Georgia State Parks

    High Falls State Park

    The kids were on spring break last week so a little camping trip was much needed. We chose a campground out of state, but not that far from home. High Falls State Park in Georgia was our next camping adventure. High Falls State Park High Falls State Park was once a well established town in the 1800’s. It fell on hard times after a railroad bypassed the town. Businesses closed and people moved, it became a ghost town. The remains of the gist mill and powerhouse can still be seen on the hiking trials throughout the park. It is now a state park. Campground The campsites have two different locations,…

  • How to Make a Campground Reservation in Florida
    Campsites,  Florida Parks

    How to Make a Campground Reservation in Florida

    We love camping in Florida and apparently so do a lot of other campers. Finding a campsite for a weekend getaway can be frustrating. You will quickly realize that the more popular campgrounds are booked months in advance, especially during the winter months. I’ll give several ways we learned on how to make a campground reservation in Florida. If you are like us, you don’t always know that very far ahead if you will have time off to camp for a weekend. I have found some helpful websites and an app to help find the perfect campground for each of our camping trips with just a few weeks to plan.…

  • Dutch Oven Brownies
    Food

    Dutch Oven Chocolate Chip Cookie Brownies

    On our last campout to Salt Springs we made Dutch Oven Chocolate Chip Cookie Brownies. They were suppose to be Dutch Oven Mint Brownies, but my boys ate all the Andes mints. I had a tube a cookie dough that I had brought to try out in my pie iron so I used that dough to make Dutch Oven Chocolate Chip Cookie Brownies. Ingredients The ingredients you use may vary from mine because of the brand of the boxed brownie mix you purchase. Use what your box tells you to use. Brownie Mix 2/3 Cup Oil 1/4 Cup Water 2 Eggs Tube of Cookie Dough (6 – 7 Slices) Directions…

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