A Mommy’s Top 5

I loving asking my friends this question: What are your favorite outdoor baby items?  “Why” you ask? Because even after 3 kids I still learn of new things I’ve never even heard of before.  Like the Bug Band.  This last summer a good friend of mine wrote a review on them.  I had never even…

When your kid drags his feet…

How often do you spend all week coming up with an outdoor adventure plan, spend Friday night packing for it, and spend Saturday morning urging your not-so-excited kid out the door? They are reluctant. They want to watch Saturday morning cartoons. If your family was a ship- they aren’t on board. I know this kid…cause…

Is all fleece created equal?

Fleece is everywhere.  From cheap fleece pajamas from Target to Performance Fleece from Old Navy to higher priced fleece from say North Face, REI, or Patagonia.  But are they equal?  Will cheap do just as good as the most expensive versions? Fleece is my fabric of choice for layering my kids at night camping.  Also…

Pre-made Breakfast Burritoes

A camping breakfast REVOLUTION! Earlier, Hilary Lowe posted an awesome recipe for Easy Breakfast Burritos. Here is another one thanks to Jen Dekorte!  The key points being pre-made and wrapped in foil. Any recipe would probably be great. No prep on those cold camping mornings when it is struggle just to get out of your…