camping

I love camping. I hope when I have kids they love camping as much as my husband and I do. I can’t wait to try out this adorable faux campfire craft with my nieces and nephews! I think all kids would love to make their own campfire for playtime! This is a perfect summer project for […]

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One of my favorite activities to set up for the kids while we’re camping is a Giant Yarn Spider Web! It’s super simple to do and lasts the whole weekend of our camping trip! All you need is a ball of yarn! Nothing fancy needed. But I do love the variegated color yarn, making it easy […]

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Glow Stick Tic-Tac-Toe

by Marie on June 27, 2014

Warm summer evenings are calling for night games! How about a game of tic-tac-toe with glow sticks?! Glow Stick Tic-Tac-Toe would be perfect to play with neighbors and friends, or even on a family camping trip! Supplies for Glow Stick Tic-Tac-Toe: glow sticks (with connectors) in all colors clear tape – optional To make the board: With […]

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We’re a big camping family. We love the outdoors, sleeping in tents, and cooking up yummy camp food! Planning meals for camping can be a bit tricky, especially with kids. So I like to make it as easy as possible while still eating something really yummy. Chili is the perfect meal for camping and I’ve […]

This darling little boy is making me want to get out into the woods camping one more time before it gets too cold. Watch his cuteness: Any last minute camping trips in your future?

Summer Camp guest post by Carolyn of Cookin’ for my Captain. Everyone knows that one of the worst things about camping is dealing with the food. What to bring? What dishes do we need? Do we need butter? Did I forget the salt? Well, here is a quick and easy solution! These can easily be […]

One of my favorite things about summer is going camping. There is just something magical about the outdoors. So I’m happy to be featuring some fun camping ideas and treats from over at the M&T Spotlight that would be perfect for your next trip outdoors! **Next week I’ll be featuring all things Harry Potter. I’ve joined […]

I’ve been loving the Summer Camp Crafts week over at Impress Your Kids. There are so many fun and creative ideas for camp. Today, Amanda is showing how to make a God’s Eye craft that doubles as a memory holder. And I’m joining the fun and sharing a craft I’ve done once before, but is […]

Last weekend we toasted marshmallows up the canyon, but we only had chocolate chips for our S’mores. We’d never used chocolate chips before, so it was a new experience. Jordan and I ended up having ourselves a friendly competition to make the perfect S’more. Since we both think our own method is the most clever, […]

Toasty Fire Pit

by Marie on June 18, 2008

A hot dog is not worthy of eating unless it’s cooked over a flame. Slow roasted and bubbly! Thanks to our little Fire Pit, we are enjoying lots of roasted treats. I grew up with a real “hole in the ground” fire pit and couldn’t wait to get my own. Eventually, we’d love to make […]

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