10 great DIY tutorials for travel and camping games. Great for the beach, barbecues and backyards too.
We are still in laid back camping mentality around here. (Doesn’t mean there’s been time to lay back and relax, but I am there mentally.) I’d love to be sitting at a picnic table and playing games with my family. What are your favorite games to play while you are camping? Today I thought I […]
We’re going camping. We do a whole lotta ‘nuthin when we go. We relax, eat lots of good food, sit by the fire, play card games and just hang out. However, sometimes it is fun to create an activity for the little ones and this is just about the easiest thing ever: A paint chip […]
We celebrated Grant’s 9th birthday at Disneyland over the weekend! We had an awesome time (until he got smacked with the flu bug and we had to cut our trip short.) Boo. We will be taking him back for a “re-do” of Disney’s California Adventure, but today I wanted to share our trip to the […]
I had a different post on tap for today, but I am feeling antsy and wanted to get this off my chest. I do not panic easily… I am not a hysteric, but I firmly believe in being organized and being prepared. We have been having a lot of little earthquakes here in Southern California, and there […]
I am not a desert person. I get cranky if it’s too hot. I can appreciate the “rugged beauty” of it all, as long as I am doing so from an air-conditioned car on the way to a more temperate climate. Along our drive up to the Lake Tahoe area we have to go through […]
I am a camper. I am a planner. I am organized. I am also mom to 4 boys, and they do stupid things… like throw rocks and crack their little skulls open while playing in creeks. This was on our camping trip 2 years ago. (That was a bumpy trip.) I had not planned to spend […]
So in July we took our annual camping trip to Markleeville, CA. I’ve posted ad nauseum a lot about how much we love this trip. Camping is seriously one of the most fun, most economical vacations a family can take. It’s generally not considered polite to discuss the cost of something… but I’m not always polite. We have […]