Archives for June 2020

10 Best Sleeping Bags for Kids

When people think about taking kids camping, their biggest concern is almost always how are people going to sleep (and WILL sleep actually happen???) And with good reason – it’s hard for kids to do change sometimes…and even more so … [Read more...]

Cotopaxi Batac 16L Backpack

The Cotopaxi products are easily becoming one of our new favorite go-to brands! If you are looking for light-weight products that are very colorful (and one-of-a-kind!) that serve a variety of purposes, then look no further! The Cotopaxi Batac 16L is … [Read more...]

Peak 78 – Chariot Mountain – A inverted hike along the edge

Chariot MountainElevation: 4,680’Mileage: ~9.3Trailhead MapAgency: Anza-Borrego Desert State ParkOn a recent family hike, we enjoyed some grasslands along the eastern edge of Cuyamaca. Chariot Mountain was on my list, so I was able to see it as I … [Read more...]

Peak 78 – Chariot Mountain – A inverted hike along the edge

Chariot MountainElevation: 4,680’Mileage: ~9.3Trailhead MapAgency: Anza-Borrego Desert State ParkOn a recent family hike, we enjoyed some grasslands along the eastern edge of Cuyamaca. Chariot Mountain was on my list, so I was able to see it as I … [Read more...]

20 Best Camping Games for Families

Games can be the perfect way to unwind for a lazy afternoon at your campsite, make a rainy night not so miserable, or satisfy your thirst for adventure when you can’t be out on the trail. But before you go out and buy each every game you think … [Read more...]

Do I Meet the Requirements for Camper Financing?

Camper financing is often the most complicated part of buying an RV. Banks, dealerships, and credit unions offer financing options to potential buyers and the presence of alternatives can be to your advantage. Before you venture into the world of … [Read more...]

Solstice Celebrations

Celebrating Solstices (and Equinoxes) is one of my favorite things to do with my kids. Studying seasonal rhythms and cycles is part of our everyday homeschool curriculum, and it doesn’t even feel like “learning” (which for young … [Read more...]

How to Make a Journey Stick

Making a journey stick is a fun way to involve children of all ages in an explorative, outdoor activity. This is an activity you can do over several days or you can do it in under an hour.  Looking for more fun outdoor activities to do at home? … [Read more...]

Beginner’s Guide to Family Biking

Are you interested in biking together as a family but not sure where to begin? Family biking is a great way to spend quality time with your family while getting a little exercise in as well! Biking is also a fun way to connect with the outdoors … [Read more...]

Burley Dash Review

I was given the opportunity to try out the new Burley Dash product line of children’s bike seats. There are three styles of seats the FM, X FM, and RM. Each one provides unique benefits for going on bike rides with your little one. As a member … [Read more...]