Guide to Lanikai Pillbox Hike in Oahu, Hawaii

photo of the islands at sunrise from the lanikai pillboxes

If you are looking for the perfect sunrise hike then Lanikai Pillbox hike is the place to go. This stunning hiking trail is filled with stunning views of Lanikai and Kailua including the picturesque Mokulua Islands. The small town of Lanikai in Oahu, Hawaii is probably by far one of my favorite places on the entire island. The water is a gorgeous turquoise color just like you see in the vacation magazines and it’s so clear. Just absolutely gorgeous. This destination is definitely one that you don’t want to miss if you are visiting the island of Oahu in Hawaii.

Ultimate Guide to Treasure Island, Florida – A Couple’s Weekend Getaway

Sunset at Treasure Island beach.

Treasure Island is filled with many things to do. It is a perfect couples getaway that is located close to the Tampa Bay and St. Pete area in Central Florida. This little beach vacation destination is such a relaxing spot to unwind, be romantic, and enjoy some local food and drinks. This is probably one of the nicest islands in Florida to visit in this side of the state. In this travel guide you will learn how to plan a beautiful romantic getaway to Treasure Island Florida. 

Best Outdoor Stocking Stuffers for Hikers and Campers

Log Cabin Christmas Featuring chrismtas stocking stuffer ideas for campers and hikers

The madness of the holidays has arrived. I am here to help you find the best stocking stuffers for hikers, campers, and any outdoor enthusiasts in your life. These items will sure put a smile on your face. In this gift guide you can find so many things to help make their outdoor adventures more fun, safe, cozy, and memorable.

Exploring Shawnee National Forest, Illinois

Artistic photo of hiking boots by the water surrounded by yellow, red, and orange, autumn leaves.

Autumn is such a perfect time to go on a trip to Shawnee National Forest. This beautiful national forest in Illinois is perfect for camping and hiking offering some very stunning views and gorgeous hiking trails. In this travel guide I will be going over the best things to do at Shawnee National Forest, the hiking trails we did, best places to visit in the forest, and much more. I will also be including a detailed itinerary and packing tips for this trip.

Ultimate Camper Kitchen Packing and Storage Guide: Perfect for RVs, Camper Trailers and Fifth Wheels

camper kitchen storage with lunchboxes, fruits, tumblers, and a coffee maker

After living in our camper trailer for a year, I have come to find all the useful items for our camper kitchen that keeps things organized and easy to manage. Having a small kitchen was a huge adjustment for us. Learning how to cook in a propane oven was definitely a curve ball too. Storage was a big mess at first. Things were everywhere! We felt so unorganized and unprepared for the downsizing. It took a lot of learning, a lot of research, and a lot of measuring to find the best items for our camper kitchen to make it work for our family of five.

The Top 5 Kid-Friendly Hikes in Oahu, Hawai’i

Top of Makapu'u Lighthouse Trail

On a beautiful day such as today, where the sky is bright and sunny, full of life and not too hot, I would grab my girls and go on a beautiful hike. Now hiking with little ones is not easy so sometimes choosing a hike that is good for the kids can be a little challenging. If you are visiting Hawaii you will come to find that Hawaii is filled with all sorts of hikes for any hiking experience level. For this reason I have decided to make it a little easier for you by creating this list of my top five favorite kid friendly hikes in Oahu. You will come to find that there is a little bit of everything in this list. From ocean views on top of volcanic craters to waterfalls in the rain forest and even mountain top scenes. You are destined to have a very amazing experience when venturing of to any of these hikes.

20 Things To Do Before Going on a Family Road Trip

a woman holding a map during a road trip and reading her route

Family road trips are a lot of fun but when you don’t plan accordingly or prepare in advance, things can go wrong. In this road trip guide I am going to share with you the top twenty things to do before you go on your family road trip. From preparing for your road trip, cleaning your home, how to prepare your car, and much more.

With this road trip guide you are sure to be able to go on your trip with some peace of mind that everything will go well. Though emergencies and unexpected delays may always happen, having a good plan in place can make a world of a difference.

Brewing Coffee Outdoors – 11 Ways To Make Camp Coffee!

a woman holding a cup of coffee while sitting on a log while camping

Nothing beats a good morning like waking up outdoors to the morning breeze and a fresh cup of camp coffee. It is by far one of my favorite ways to wake up. That cool morning breeze, the smell of campfire and freshly brewed coffee, and the sound of birds singing. It is such a relaxing way to start the day. I have decided to make your camp coffee routine a little easier by creating this guide on how to make coffee outdoors. There are many many ways to make camp coffee but I have narrowed it down to eleven ways that can fit any outdoor adventure.

Complete Camp Kitchen Essentials & Organization Guide

a girl eating food during a camping trip

When I first started camping with my family I felt so unorganized, especially in our camp kitchen. We didn’t have all of the camp kitchen essentials that we needed but we had the basics covered. As time went one, we continued to expand our camp kitchen gear that would better suit our family of five. However, it seemed at times that it was almost impossible to keep things organized. This is when I came up with a system that worked for our camping kitchen perfectly.

Beach Day Essentials for the Family

photo of a mom and her son at the beach

Going to the beach can be fun if you are properly prepared. I have decided to create this beach day essentials guide with all of my favorite items for a perfect beach day. This list will help you stay safe, avoid sunburns, and have a good time at the beach whether you are going by yourself, with kids, or even in a group setting.