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10 Reasons Why You Should Wear a Life Jacket

Family Wearing Life Jackets
Life Jackets are Life Savers and Made to be More Comfortable. Life jackets are designed to keep you from drowning in the water, which seems like a great reason to wear one at all times on the water. Yet, millions of people out on boats will choose to go without. The thought that if the life jacket is in the...

Frying Saucer – A Campers Review

This summer we stocked up on a bunch of different cooking equipment for our camping trips. So far one of my favorites was the Camp Chef Burner, but I think there is now a competition for my favorite piece of new cooking equipment! While the Camp Chef may have more applications, the Frying Saucer does what it is supposed to...

Cabin Time – A Weekend At Bay Lake

For the 4th of July weekend we decided to spend the long weekend visiting my wife's mom and dad on Bay Lake which is about 5 miles North West of Crosby, MN. Kelly's dad has owned this cabin for nearly 12 years and it has always been one of our kids favorite Summer destinations. The cabin has plenty of...

How To Fish Like A Girl

It's Cabin Time On our way up to the cabin we stopped off at Cabela's to get a few things. Like life jackets for the family and Ryan "hooked" us up with some new fishing pole gear and got our poles ready for action. I had picked up a few new fishing poles from Cabela's while I was Father's Day shopping...

ENO Double Hammock – Review

Are you looking for a way to kick back and hang out? This year I was lucky to get my hands on the new Double Nest ENO Hammock for our backyard and camping adventures. Our backyard has one tree dead center in the yard. I really wanted to be able to use it in our back because the kids will...

The Grand Lodge Waterpark, WI – Review

My family LOVES Waterparks! Camping doesn't have to always be about sleeping in a tent. While there are a ton of amazing places to go Camping in Wisconsin, there is also a large number of people who "Hotel" camp and this review is for you guys! During our adventure out to Door County, WI I made arrangements to stop halfway...

Door Country Family Camping Trip Part 2

Our recent trip to Door County, Wisconsin was so big and so much fun that I just had to split it into two posts. We just cannot say enough good things about our trip. Make sure to check out Door County Part One if you want to see our whole trip. Since we had such a busy, fun and tiring...

Essential Camping Gear For 2013

People love to camp for many reasons, whether it be to spend quality time with your family, to relax and de-stress or just to get out into nature. But when you're finally there, in the wilderness (or nicely manicured campground) finally ready to relax, there is nothing worse than realizing you are un-prepared for a situation. Links within this post...

Door County Family Camping Trip – Part 1

Last week was our big 6 day trip to Door County. This was our biggest trip of the Summer as far as driving and time spent away from home, so big in fact that we have split the write up into three separate parts (this is technically part 2). Kelly first wrote about the drive to Door County, which...

Driving to Door County,WI with Kids

We Did It! We made a 6 hour trip in the truck with kids without killing each other!! When we started this site I was all ready to plan the trip of my dreams (Glacier National Park), but once my husband saw the idea coming to life (hardly close to real life) he stopped me to point out the fact that it...