No Cook Camping Food

Easy No Cook Camping Food Raise your hand if your favorite meal is one you didn’t have to cook! I have both hands in the air because cooking is not a strength of mine. I love the idea of cooking and I search for beginner friendly recipes, but actually cooking food makes me nervous even … Read more

Cabin Camping in Texas and Oklahoma

CCC Historic Cabins at Bastrop State Park

Cabin Camping in Texas When the weather gets too hot for outdoor activities in the south, staying in a cabin lets us get outside and provides a cool space to relax so we’re ready to do it again the next day! We’ve stayed several nights in various cabins and yurts around Texas and southern Oklahoma. … Read more

Educational Gifts for Outdoorsy Kids

Gifts for Outdoorsy Kids

Gifts for Outdoorsy Kids for Learning When we play outside we are having fun and learning at the same time! Play is serious business and learning in nature offers many benefits for kids’ emotional, behavioral, physical and academic well-being. Learning outside can happen naturally, however there are some toys, tools, books, and kits that turn … Read more

Overcoming anxiety while camping

Kids at the lake at night

Easy ways to get comfortable going outside at night If you feel anxious while camping, you’re not alone! More often than not that anxiety is exasperated by the vast dark that many people aren’t used to if they live near lots of lights. It’s too dark. What if an animal tries to eat me? How … Read more