Glowing Paper Campfire Craft

campfire craft idea with ripped paper and light

Get ready to kick up your camping game a notch with this fun and easy campfire craft tutorial. Whether you’re a little or big kid, tearing up paper is just plain fun… and happens to be the main part of todays craft. Perfect for a themed party, a school project, or even just to feed your love for camping. Let’s gather our crafting supplies and dive right in, shall we? How To Make This Cute Campfire Craft Always use what you have laying around first – for example, I happened … Read more

The *Rechargeable* Battery Operated Baby Monitor for Camping Families is Finally Here! (Roar Outdoors Monitor Review)

rechargable outdoor baby monitor for the outdoors

I’m delighted today to share my review of the Roar Baby Monitor – besides the fact that it is super awesome for what it was made for, it also because it continues to be useful PAST the baby years. No batteries to remember to pack. Wire free, no Wi-Fi or phone needed. Holds a charge FOREVER. Best of all I was able to tell my kids to be quiet and get back to sleep sleep from the comfort of my camp chair through the monitor rather than having to walk … Read more

53 Camping Games to Keep Kids (and Adults!) Entertained Outdoors

Going on a camping trip is great, but getting to play some fun family camping games too – well, that will make it even more fun!! I love being able to genuinely reconnect with my family (away from the phones, chores, etc) through some simple camping games that will get the whole crew laughing and moving around! Each of the camping games I list will MOSTLY be modifiable for different age groups, however I’ll make sure to list the games that are mostly for older kids at the bottom. I’m … Read more

31 Super Cool Outdoor Toys for Teenagers | #29 is Awesome!

Being a teen is a super fun age – they have tons of energy and stamina for lots of outdoor activities! If your teen is active and loves to get outdoors, it might be difficult to keep up entertaining them–especially since you can’t take them on trips constantly. So this list of over 30 super cool outdoor toys can help inspire some ideas for outdoor activities your active teen will LOVE. There’s a wide variety of items in here, from budget items to toys to splurge on. And outdoor toys … Read more

30+ Best Outdoor Gifts for Teens in 2023

Last Updated: Oct 18, 2023 Do you have an outdoorsy teen in your life who needs a gift for a birthday, Christmas, or just ‘cause? Maybe they love camping, hiking, fishing, or rock climbing. Or maybe your teen just loves to spend time outside at any chance they can get. Whatever activity they’re into, it can be hard to find the perfect outdoor gift that you know your teen will love. But fret no further, I’ve created this gift guide of over 30 gifts. I’ve got everything on here from … Read more

11 RV Kids Bunk Room Ideas PERFECT for Families!

So you got the perfect RV that includes bunkroom – now how do you make it a perfect spot for the kids? It’s hard to balance functionality and style sometimes, especially in a small area such as an RV or a camper. With 3 kids myself, I LOVE seeing and sharing ideas on how to convert the bunk space into a super functional but FUN area (that has more uses than just sleeping!) The age of your kids is SUPER important when planning your space – IE, a younger kiddo … Read more

12 Best Sun Hats for Kids (2022) No Sunburn This Summer!

camping bingo fun activity while camping with the kdis

Looking for the best sun hats for kids? Well, you’ve come to the right place! I’ve rounded up some of the cutest and most stylish sun hats for your little one to keep them looking cool and protected from the sun this summer.  From classic bucket hats to trendy fedoras, there’s sure to be a perfect sun hat for every child out there. So stop depending on cheap drugstore sunscreen (that stuff is no bueno) to protect their faces and shop for a stylish sun hat instead – your kiddo … Read more

11 Special Needs Camping Tips for Families with Kids

11 tips to camping with special needs kids

Life with Jonah is always an adventure. Like any adventure, there is good and bad. Jonah helping me carry firewood is good. Jonah naked on the jump pillows in front of what felt like a thousand other parents and campers bad. Funny but bad. We have been blessed with four awesome children (Julian 12, Jonah 10, Juniper 7, and Josalyn 4). Jonah was diagnosed with Autism shortly after his 4th birthday. He’s unpredictable, impulsive, and has a laugh that will turn any frown upside down.  I’ve taken Jonah tent camping … Read more

Camping in a Yurt: The Ultimate Guide for Families

If you’re looking for a new camping experience that is different than camping in a tent, camping in a yurt may be the perfect option for you ! Yurts are becoming more and more popular, and for good reason. They offer all of the fun of camping with some extra amenities that make it a bit more comfortable. In this blog post, we will give you an overview of what to expect when camping in a yurt with your family. We’ll also provide some tips on what to pack so … Read more

25 Amazing Camping Meals for Kids to Take Your Campfire Cooking to the Next Level

Let’s be honest, camping with your kids makes for some pretty sweet memories. Now let’s be realistic, camping with your kids and trying to whip up delicious and easy camping meals without missing out on all the fun, can be pretty much non-existent! It doesn’t have to be this way. A good starting point is coming up with some camping food ideas. What does everyone like? The usual suspects: Hot dogs, BBQ chicken, and burgers? Or should we add some flair: pepperoni pizza pudgy pie, skillet lasagna, and walking tacos? … Read more