The Ten Essentials For Hiking and Camping

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One of my favorite ways to get outdoors is going on a hike or going on a camping trip with my family. However, when I started camping and hiking on my own I quickly learned what to bring to keep myself and my family safe. In this guide I want to go over THE TEN ESSENTIALS FOR HIKING AND CAMPING to help you stay safe and prepared outdoors as well. These essentials are key for survival and it is best to be prepared in case of an emergency. I will go over each of the items and share my best gear recommendations to use. I will also share tips on how to learn some key survival skills.

Best Easy Hikes Near Nashville, Tennessee

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Tennessee is such a beautiful state to explore at. It has very beautiful landscape and an abundance of waterfall trails. As a mom I like to find the best trails that are suitable for our two little girls. After having done several of them I have came up with the top kid friendly hikes near […]

Kula for a Cause by Kula Cloth

One of my favorite outdoor gear brands has just released their first product focused towards giving back to a cause. Kula for a Cause is dedicated to bring good to our world which is exactly what we need in our planet right now. Kula Cloth is always looking for ways to help others and the […]

Brewing Coffee Outdoors – 11 Ways To Make Camp Coffee!

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Nothing beats a good morning like waking up outdoors to the morning breeze and a fresh cup of 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 […]

Why You Should Own A Morsel Spork

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When I first heard of a spork it was at Taco Bell. I was little and thought it was the niftiest little thing ever created. Like how genius? A spoon and a fork all in one. Well I’m here to tell you that that nifty idea has gotten so much better now. Morsel Spork has […]

Best Stove System For Camping With Families – MSR Gear Wind Burner Review

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Family camping can mean having to cook. There is nothing wrong with that. I love to cook especially outdoors. Sitting by the campfire enjoying a delicious camp-made meal with my family, laughing and talking about the exciting things we did that day can be a highlight moment for us and our kids. I recently have […]

Best Pour Over Coffee For Outdoor Adventurists – Coffee Blenders

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There is no better way to wake up in the mornings than with a delicious cup of coffee by a campfire. Without the convenience of a coffee maker outdoors, I can say we are lucky to live in a creative world where coffee outdoors is now easier than ever to make. From instant coffees, to […]

Outdoors On Your Period – Tips On Dealing With Your Menstrual Cycle

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Let’s face it! When it comes to women versus men in the outdoors, men have it easier when it comes to hygiene. Us women have to squat, wipe, dig holes and even deal with our menstrual cycle on a monthly basis. This is something pretty much inevitable for us but don’t let this stop you […]

Hiking At Wade Mountain, Huntsville, Alabama

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Last fall I had decided to do a weekend trip to Huntsville, Alabama to visit my family. During my time there I was determined to do at least one hike that I hadn’t done before. After talking to my little brother Alex, we decided to hike at Wade Mountain. I had never been there before […]