Best Mess-Free Snacks for Kids for Road Trips that are Car Approved

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Road trips can be fun especially when you have delicious snacks to fuel your trip. Kids always seem to be hungry but they can also be very messy. Trust me, I know! For this reason I want to share our favorite mess free road trip snacks for kids with you. I also share my best tips on how to make snack time more fun and ready for on the road too.

Camper Trailer Tour – Gulf Stream Conquest 26BHG

Gulf Stream Camper Trailer 26BHG Tour Hauled on a Red Chevy Silverado

We took a huge leap on July 2021 and bought ourselves a Gulf Stream Conquest 26BHG camper trailer. This won’t be our permanent camper but it makes a great, family friendly option for travel, temporary home, and everything in between.

20 Rude and Annoying Things Campers Do at Campgrounds

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do at campgrounds and what to do instead. The goal is to help others understand what can be considered rude and how to avoid being “that camper” that others secretly can’t stand. As a new camper you may find yourself learning somethings as well. We want to educate new campers to avoid these things. I’ve been in your shoes as well.

Camping Etiquette 101: Proper Camping Rules Campers Should Follow

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In this camping guide you can learn all the proper camping etiquette for campers. Camping is a great way to make quick overnight stops during a road trip or just a camping trip for a weekend or longer. However, there are proper camping rules that every camper should follow to help keep a positive environment for everyone.

In this article I am going to go over the different rules for camping. I will be covering camping etiquette for campgrounds, group camping, dispersed camping, camping in an RV, and camping with dogs and kids.

Camping Safety Rules For Kids To Follow

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In this guide I will be sharing with you our camp safety rules. These rules are set in place to help keep our family safe and protected during our camping trips. Our goal is to help educate our kids on emergency situations as well as make them aware of their environment. With simple camping rules that your kids can follow, you can rest easy during your camping trip that safety will be key.

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.

25 Best Things To Do In Oahu With Kids

Girl with Hawaiians at the Ali'i Luau at the Polynesian Cultural Center attraction in Oahu, Hawai'i.

Oahu is such a beautiful place to visit and even live at. In this travel guide I want to share with you the BEST THINGS TO DO IN OAHU WITH KIDS. I will be featuring family friendly things to do around the island of Oahu such as hiking trails, best kid-friendly beaches, attractions, and more. I hope that with this guide I can help you make the most of your family vacation to Oahu, Hawaii. After having lived on Oahu for 2 years we made sure to visit and do as much as possible around the island. We were always looking for a new hiking trail to enjoy as a family, the best kid-friendly beaches to swim at, and even the best state parks, attractions, tours, and even restaurants. We tried to soak in as much ALOHA as we could during our time on Oahu.

Best Tips For Camping When Pregnant

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I went camping while pregnant for the first time last summer and loved it. However, I did learn a lot about things to do while pregnant and camping and how to be better prepared. In this guide I want to share with you the best tips for camping when pregnant that I recommend from my own personal experience.

15 Spring Activities That Are Fun For Kids

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Spring is around the corner and I am super excited about taking the kids outside to do some fun spring activities. Who else is ready for the warmer weather, wild spring flowers and more time outside? I know this family is! We are already planning our hikes and camping trips for this beautiful spring season […]

Hiking With Kids – Best Tips From An Outdoor Mom

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I absolutely love hiking with my kids. As a mom, I highly believe that keeping your kids outdoors enjoying nature and finding their sense of exploration and curiosity is crucial in self development at a young age. I actually went over this topic a little bit on my post called, Nature’s Touch. On this one […]