Cool and useful gift ideas for the camper in your life

I’ve complied this list over the last year, mostly inspired by gear envy at camp sites on our road trip; also things I’ve read about on other family camping blogs. I got No. 2 for the other half’s birthday and I plan to print this post out for him when he’s flailing around for a…

Review: Coleman Sundome 6 man tent

An easy-to-assemble dome tent, ideal for the whole family Our tent. So happy with it! It doesn’t look like much but it’s a cracker. It’s sturdy, waterproof, provides good shelter, is plenty big and the oh so important factor, is fast and easy to erect. Because that’s the number one thing we wanted from a…

Review: Deuter Kid Comfort III child carrier

Specially designed for hiking, this super safe padded child carrier with a 5 point harness seat is as comfortable for you as it is for your baby Hello again! I haven’t posted in a while, mostly because we’ve been out and about in the mountains with the kids most weekends thanks to the newest member…

Essential family camping list

After a ton of camping this summer I’ve learned a thing or two about what to bring… and what to leave behind! Sample mistakes: On our big trip in June I packed way too many clothes – we spent 90% of the time in swim suits. The next trip I forgot the frying pan AND…