Solo Stove Lite vs. Ohuhu | My Surprising Experience With Both Stoves

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Welcome to the great battle between two of the most popular mini wood-burning camp stoves — the Solo Stove Lite and the Ohuhu.  On the one hand we’ve got the Lite, the crowd favorite from the popular Solo Stove firepit brand.  And on the other hand we’ve got the Ohuhu, the budget-priced and what some would call “knock-off” version of the Lite that you can find for a fraction of the price on Amazon. Both claim to do the same thing — give you an efficient and lightweight mini wood … Read more

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

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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

Pooping Outside | The Illustrated Guide to Taking A Dump Outdoors

Ever wondered how to poop in the potty when there ain’t no potty? Wonder no more.  Here’s your complete guide to pooping outside during your outdoor adventures.  How to poop outside while hiking and backpacking. How do rock climbers do it? What about on a rafting trip?  Get the answers to all those questions and more in this complete guide to pooping outdoors. If you’re squeamish, you better not keep reading ‘cause we’re gonna dive headfirst into this topic.  Let’s start with a few of the basics.  As an Amazon … Read more

9 Best Kids Hiking Boots and Shoes | Footwear That Can Take a Beating

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Who better to ask about the best kids hiking boots than “The Beast” herself.  Well, since “The Beast” is just shy of her 6th birthday, I had to go ahead and ask her mom.  “The Beast” is the trail name given to young Juniper Netterburg.   Juniper recently completed all 2,193 miles of the Appalachian Trail (AT) at the age of 4 (Yes 4!) alongside her mom, dad, and 3 older siblings. “The Beast’s” mom Danae, was kind enough to give me the rundown on how their hiking footwear performed on … Read more

7 Leave No Trace Principles for Backpacking and Camping (+FREE PDF Printable for Kids)

In recent years more and more people are spending time outdoors backpacking, hiking, and camping, which is why it’s more important than ever we all learn how to “Leave No Trace”.  Our outdoor activities can really take a toll on mother nature – litter, polluted water sources, effects on wildlife, and even wildfires. Don’t you just hate seeing campsites and trails littered with garbage!? To help combat our negative effects on mother nature, the Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics helps take the lead in educational programs and projects … Read more

Women’s Hiking Journal + Motivational Tracker Photo REVIEW (you won’t believe how it looks on the inside!)

If you’re looking for a beautiful new hiking journal to inspire you in your travels, then check out this pretty womens hiking journal! I myself LOVE to journal, and seeing as I also love to hike (check the url… crazy OUTDOOR mama!) it’s something I’ve worked on for awhile! This flowy, feminine journal has useful prompts and plenty of space for your own pictures and thoughts + some fun progress tracking pages. As a bonus for journal owners, I thought it would be fun to include a downloadable, matching calendar … Read more