There be treasure….

Last summer, while camping with a few friends, we decided to try geocaching.  If you’ve never heard of it, imagine a treasure hunt for all ages!  Continue reading There be treasure….

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50 Days and Counting

This feels like it has been the longest wait! From sitting around the campfire discussing the idea of going on an epic road trip one summer to finally heading out on that trip the next summer. But it’s coming! 2 families, 2 trailers, 5 weeks, 5 baseball stadiums, 7 kids, 7 provinces, 13 states, maybe 14, 10,000 kms and zero experience! Whether we like it or not this WILL be an adventure and we all hope we’ll come back still loving each other! Continue reading 50 Days and Counting

Keep Calm, and Make a List

Camping lists.  I have a few of these.  I save them on my computer so I can look them up each year.  With our camping season only lasting from late May to mid September (if I’m being generous) there are many months of waiting and forgetting in between seasons!  I have a general packing list.  I have a food packing list.  I have a list of good camping meals (with their specific ingredients).  I recently (this past summer) added a list of “what’s in the camper”, because every summer when we pack down for the winter I assume I will remember that next year we need more coffee filters, or that I still have plenty of saran wrap.  And then, every June/July I sit in my kitchen packing and wondering what I still had/needed in the trailer.  Continue reading Keep Calm, and Make a List