Category: Outdoors

How to Pack Clothes for Camping


One key to staying comfortable when camping is to be as organized as possible.  We’ve got four boys, so disorder comes pretty easily.  I’ve found that if we can build order in when we pack, it really helps things go…

How to Safely Remove a Tick


Ticks are a part of being outdoors.  These blood sucking arachnids carry disease and should be removed as soon as possible.  The sooner an attached tick is removed, the less likely it is to transmit disease.  The video below shows…

Recognize Poison Ivy – Video

Poison Ivy

If you and your kids are going to be spending any time out in the woods, it is essential that you know how to recognize poison ivy.  A bout with poison ivy can turn a fun camping trip into a…