Whenever I think about my evening plans for my car camping trips they tend to revolve around a campfire. Whether I’m warming up, drinking, telling stories, or making s’mores, I know where I’ll be. Campfires are always fun but they can be dangerous if not handled properly. Since they are central to so many camping … Continue reading Campfire Safety
Have you ever made a purchase that was so impactful that it changed the way you lived? I know my air fryer definitely makes the list! When it has come to camping and backpacking, there are so many gadgets it is easy to get lost in the noise and not know what is a gimmick … Continue reading Camping Essentials – Portable Camping Stove
When you start to prepare your consumables for your trip, you may find that your menu isn’t very appetizing. Unfortunately, the easiest meals to pack tend to be dehydrated and bland. Personally, I tend to get tired of beef jerky, dried fruit, and trail mix on the drive out because I can never seem to … Continue reading Camp Culinary 101 – Sausage Stuffed Pitas
Hopefully you’ve gotten the opportunity to review my previous blogs and have researched your campsite and have a robust checklist of items to take with you. Now it is time to consider what you would like to do once you make it to your destination. Ideally you’ve chosen your campsite because the general area offers … Continue reading Passing the Time – An Intro to Activities
Now that you’ve researched your destination it is time to think about what you’ll want to bring with you for the journey. This can easily become the most overwhelming part of your trip so I wanted to share a few tips with you to have a stress free, enjoyable experience. For starters, review your campsite … Continue reading To Pack or Not to Pack…
When I reached the resolution to start traveling more, specifically to go camping, one of the biggest obstacles was figuring out how I could manage a trip without taking PTO to do so. On social media I would see people taking extravagant, picture perfect camping trips in ‘Top 20’ destination areas. So naturally, I had … Continue reading Where to First?
Since I was young, I had an affinity for the outdoors. I didn’t care if I was outside doing yard work, or on hikes amongst some of the most renown trails, as long as I was outside I was happy. When I went to school I gravitated towards engineering in hopes that I could better … Continue reading Passion or Profession?