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.

10 Life Lessons Your Child Can Learn Outdoors

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Motherhood is filled with so many challenges. We feel like we need to teach them everything we can before our children reach adulthood. It can be frustrating at times and rewarding at others. Sometimes we will feel like what we are doing is not enough. At other times we may feel like we may be […]

Why You Should Wear Reef Safe Sunscreen!

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The coral reefs in our ocean are dying and it is all our fault! In the last decade or so, ten perfect of our coral reefs around the entire world have died or have already been destroyed. We need to make a difference and that starts with the sunscreen that we use. Our sunscreen contains […]

11 Ways To Protect Our Coral Reefs

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Coral reefs play a very important role in keeping our oceans clean. Just like plants and trees keep our planet land alive and clean, so do coral reefs keep our oceans alive as well. Sadly over the years, the lifestyle that we live has caused a great damage to the coral reefs in our oceans. […]

Homeschooling Outdoors With Education.com – Free Printables!

Many of you know that this year I decided to do homeschool with both of my girls. Though it’s been a trying and learning experience I have learned to find different sources online to make this journey possible. One company however has really made my homeschooling experience much easier. Education.com has supplied me with many […]

Ultimate Guide To Eco-Friendly Female Hygiene Outdoors

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When I first started hiking I was only a little girl. I usually went hiking or camping with my dad so hygiene was very minimum. Just the main essentials at the most. Over the years new products have emerged, more awareness, and better guidance. In this post I will be going over the essentials for […]

Best Outdoor Books For Children

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Time in nature with your little ones can be beautiful but why not make it even more fun with some books. I have been using several outdoor books with my little ones that we absolutely love. We don’t go on any camping trip without them (or even some trails). The beauty of these outdoor books […]

Leave No Trace – The Seven Principles

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We love to be out in nature camping, hiking, or just enjoying everything it has to offer. It is a place that many of us go to get away from what most call “life.” Sadly others not so much. Others go to vandalize, trash, and even worse, disturb our ecosystems and those who live amongst […]