Camping Blog Posts

Let's Get Away From it All

Sinatra articulates my idea of getting away from it all in his song, "Come Fly with Me"Come fly with me, let's fly, let's fly awayIf you could use some exotic boozeThere's a bar in far BombayCome fly with me, let's fly, let's fly awayCome fly with me...
by My Life a Bit South of Normal on Oct 30, 2014

BEEFY Pocket Organizer by Maxpedition

click here for more info About Maxpedition® Pocket Organizers If it’s hard to find, it’s hard to use. Kill the clutter and keep it together with Maxpedition® Pocket Organizers: portable multi-tool managers that can be packed, carried or...
by Carolina Outdoor Products on Oct 29, 2014

The Land of Unfinished Projects

I live in the land of unfinished projects. There is one on the picnic table on the patio, two on the kitchen table, I've lost count of the ones "tabled" in the sunroom, and who even remembers those buried in the garage. They were all great ideas at t...
by My Life a Bit South of Normal on Oct 29, 2014

Seahorse Laptop Case SE720CC w/Foam, Safety Yellow

This unique watertight, airtight, dustproof, crush resistant case hold laptops up to 11 5/8 inch x 14 1/8 inch x 2 inch (with a 16.1 inch screen). Laptops rest securely on a fitted, shock absorbing bottom, with room underneath for AC cords, earphones...
by Carolina Outdoor Products on Oct 21, 2014

Stowaway Kit Small, w/ Spreader & Paperstone Cutting Board

The perfect portable tool for preparing food while camping or relaxing anywhere in the outdoors. The spreader’s flexible blade allows you to easily spread any other condiment. It is multi-purpose in the fact that it is also sturdy enough for sl...
by Carolina Outdoor Products on Oct 16, 2014

Compass, BOSS 50M Mirrored Compass, Tool-Free

By moving the hinge for the sighting mirror to the center of the base plate, users are now able to sight objects faster and more accurately along the same direction of travel mark used for map navigation. We’ve also added a meridian insert, so...
by Carolina Outdoor Products on Oct 13, 2014

Camping Cook Set, The Scouter, Hard Anodized Black Ice

  Texsport Scouter Black Ice™ Hard Anodized Cook Set contains: 7″ fry pan with folding “stay cool” wire handles, 1 qt. and 1-1/2 qt. cook pots with lids and folding “Stay cool” Handles Mesh carry/storage bag Weigh...
by Carolina Outdoor Products on Oct 12, 2014

Bush Crafter, Brown Micarta Handle,Drop Point Plain w/Sheath, Made in USA

The Camillus Bushcrafter is the knife built for long term use in the wilderness and camping. The drop point blade is full tang, the Micarta handle scales are removable with hex bits, there is a lanyard hole at the butt end of the knife, and the sheat...
by Carolina Outdoor Products on Oct 8, 2014

The Urban Camper

One of my favorite past times has always been camping. I like to be outside, to cook and eat my meals, enjoy the scenery and […]...
by Jigs Dinner on Oct 3, 2014

Titanium Triad XE Stove by Vargo

The dual-fuel Vargo Titanium Triad XE Alcohol/Fuel Tab Stove picks up where other alcohol stoves fall short. By burning either denatured alcohol or fuel tabs, the Triad XE becomes your all-season, all-terrain, go-to ultralight stove. Use the inner ca...
by Carolina Outdoor Products on Oct 3, 2014

Rainy Trails, Wild Boars, and Flying Reptiles

Ah the woods, and camping in the woods. My DH had planned a backpacking/camping trip in Congaree National Park for a week or two. Nothing was going to keep him from it. Especially a forecast of only 20% rain. So yesterday we started getting our...
by My Life a Bit South of Normal on Sep 24, 2014

Fun Family Camping Activities

Family camping is one of the best activities you can do together. Not only does it give you a break away from the hustle and bustle of city life, it... The post Fun Family Camping Activities appeared first on .
by Stagetecture on Sep 18, 2014

The North Face Endurance Challenge Wisconsin This Weekend!

Hard to believe next weekend is the The North Face Endurance Challenge in Wisconsin - this is one of my favorite events to do, not just for the awesomely run events, but that we make a whole family weekend of it. It's been a few years since we last d...
by Midwest Multisport Life on Sep 9, 2014

Back to School and a Ruined Labor Day Weekend

Here in Washington State, our school kids don’t go back to school until the last week of August or the first week of September. In fact, my kids went back to school on August 28. In comparison, the Seattle School District started yesterday Septembe...

at the cabin

This has been home-away-from-home during my absence in this space lately. Mornings spent reading with steaming mugs nearby. Days spent hiking. Evenings full of exploring all the nooks and crannies of the eco-friendly farm which surrounded us. Our hos...
by Starry Sky Ranch on Sep 3, 2014

Labor Day Weekend – Goodbye Summer and Hello 9 month of Gray Skies!

As you can tell, Labor Day Weekend is bittersweet for me.  It marks the end of summer for both my children and me.  No more midweek sleepovers for my daughter, no more sleeping in late for my teenage son, no more weekend outdoor parties, no more me...

Summer Holidays and in-car arguements

Shortly before we went on our little “road trip” camping we downloaded a few child friendly films on to the tablet devices. This meant that when we got stuck in traffic chaos on the M5 on the way we had a secret weapon, and also for wet d...
by Julie's Notebook on Aug 24, 2014

Camping Coloring Pages Free Printable

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by Free Coloring Pages on Aug 20, 2014

Camping and Cantigny

A few weeks ago, kind of on a whim, I made reservations for some family camping at Blackwell Forest Preserve. This is an ideal place for us to camp in some ways, as it's close to home, centrally located to interesting locations nearby, and is as basi...
by Midwest Multisport Life on Aug 19, 2014

Camping Checklist: Print Version!

A few weeks back I published a list, as I was going camping over the August long weekend here in Canada. It's a list that I created to help make sure that I didn't forget anything, and it helped make... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my we...
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