October 2017


Flannel Lap Throws for Fall and Winter Camping

Sunday, October 29, 2017

Flannel throws for fall camping.
 Have you ever been sitting around the campfire and needed a little something extra to make you a little cozier?   Even with a jacket and gloves, I like something to cover my legs and to wrap my hands under.  This fall I decided to make some flannel lap throws.

Renovating a Camper - Do It Yourself vs. Paying a Professional

Friday, October 27, 2017

The Last Best Camper - A 1974 Airstream Excella

Carolyn Goddell shares her knowledge on weighing out DIY projects versus paying a professional.  She and her husband, Jackson, have renovated a 1974 Airstream together.  Their Airstream is available for lodging through Air BnB as The Last Best Camper.  This is their second Airstream renovation together.

Reusable Bowl Covers - And Creating Your Own Brand Swag

Sunday, October 22, 2017

Make your own reusable bowl covers

This year, I incorporated guest bloggers into my work. These writers provide a unique perspective on camping and outdoor activities.  I want to say thank you to these special contributors for their work this year.  In my day job, branded swag is how businesses promote their name.  How could I create something that promotes my brand that separates me from the general swag like tee shirts and water bottles?

Tips for Camping Safely With Dogs

Friday, October 20, 2017

Christy and her fur baby, Hachi Bear

Guest blogger, Christy Rogers, shares her love of camping with her dog in today's feature.  She is a proud alumni of the University of Alabama and can often be heard cheering "Roll Tide" for her alma mater.  Christy exhibits her love for Jesus, life and helping others wherever she goes.

A Tale of Two Tires - Maintaining and Replacing Your Camper Tires!

Sunday, October 15, 2017

Changing the flat tire on Peggy Sue was just the start to our day!
I firmly believe that tires can be the most overlooked item by beginning campers.  If the tires look okay, then that is good enough.  And, that is really what we did.  Sure we took the tire pressure and inflated the tires to the proper PSI, but that is really all we did.

Maintaining Your Porta Potti

Friday, October 13, 2017

Thetford Curve Porta Potty 
If you have a porta potty or are considering this feature for your camping set up, keep reading.  I'm going to give you some tips and ideas that can help you make up your mind.  Porta potties make a practical add-on for pop-up or tent campers.  Who wants to make a trip to the bathhouse in the middle of the night or for an emergency.  A porta potty can be a game changer for your camping experience.

Keep Your Camper Smelling Fresh - Trash Can Deodorizers

Sunday, October 8, 2017

Trashcan deodorizers are simple and inexpensive to make.

Campers are tight quarters, and odors can build up fast.  How do you keep odors at bay in your small space?  Essential oils and baking soda make an effective solution for odor control.  You can use this solution both at home and on the road. 

Host a Pumpkin Patch Party

Sunday, October 1, 2017

Pumpkin patch birthday party at Country Pumpkins.
Birthdays are exciting events for children but are sometimes overwhelming for parents.  How can you host a fun and reasonable party for a child?  Get outdoors!  Cooler weather call for outdoor parties at the pumpkin patch.  Here are some ideas to get you started.

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