Camping

Camping is one of my favorite vacations where we only do what excites us for the weekend or a few days, be it fishing, canoeing or just hiking. Once our camp site is set-up, we don’t have to worry about all the day to day chores i.e. cleaning, laundry, grocery shopping. And it’s a chance for you to turn off the smartphone, computer and other electronics to just sit back and relax.


To help ease our camping experience, and help our trips immensely, we decided to organize the campsite ‘kitchen’. For this we started looking at purchasing or building a chuck/grub box to store all of our camp kitchen supplies. This would save time routing around looking for utensils and places to prepare the meals. Using […]

Our First Official Chuck Box


Camping is one of our family’s favorite activities, but it requires some preparation. Camping with two kids and three dogs requires the ability to plan a camping trip. As with anything planning ahead will make your life easier. Book your reservations well in advance of your trip, plan your menu for the […]

Learning From Our Mistakes



I’ve been toying with this idea for a while now; I’ve researched the pros and cons to this new venture.  I will primarily be using this during the spring/summer months in Texas.  From what I can gather I will be needing the following supplies: bug net and a protective rain fly, adequate […]

Looking Into Camping With A Hammock


Camping or hiking in the fall & winter months in Texas is one of my favorite times to go.  The absence of mosquitoes, the cool crisp air and sitting around an open fire without burning up gets me really energized.  Camping during this time does require some different type of […]

Cold Weather Camping In Texas