Tag: outdoors

The Importance of Camping And our Free Ultimate Family Camping / Outdoor Checklist

It is no big surprise that we are an outdoor family. We try and spend as much time as we can outside. Anita and I have done this together since we were dating. When we started having children we made a promise to ourselves… Continue Reading “The Importance of Camping And our Free Ultimate Family Camping / Outdoor Checklist”

5 Minutes or Less : Amber from Jefferson County, Tennessee

Thank you Amber for participating! We love what you and your platform has to offer. And stay tuned, as we will be releasing our full conversation with Barefoot University for our Summer Series in the near future. Welcome to our 5 Minutes or Less… Continue Reading “5 Minutes or Less : Amber from Jefferson County, Tennessee”

E85: After Thoughts On A Van Camping Family Road Trip

Hello and welcome back to the campfire! Today Nathan and I share our thoughts on our van camping road trip we just completed. We traveled up the Michigan coast as a family of 5 with a dog in our 1990’s conversion van. We share… Continue Reading “E85: After Thoughts On A Van Camping Family Road Trip”

Van Life: The Secret Beach

We woke up early and made a nice breakfast over the Coleman camp stove (https://amzn.to/3kJMyBo). We have had this stove for years and it has gotten us through camping trips, power outages, hurricanes, and backyard cookouts. It can tell its own stories. We packed… Continue Reading “Van Life: The Secret Beach”

E75: Learning Outside The Home & No Fuss Nature Days

Hello and welcome back to the campfire! Today we are busting an episode out of the vault. We’ve had a hectic week and are taking the weekend to enjoy family time and the outdoors with our Scout Troop. There will be a fishing derby,… Continue Reading “E75: Learning Outside The Home & No Fuss Nature Days”

E71: Building Memories Through Family Camping

Hello everyone and welcome back to the campfire! Today we are taking you on our camping trip with us. We are currently camping in Ohio and it is our first time tent camping with the entire family. Nathan and I both grew up tent… Continue Reading “E71: Building Memories Through Family Camping”

E57: There’s No Such Thing As Bad Weather – Embracing Scandinavia’s Outdoor Culture With Author Linda Akeson McGurk

In today’s episode we had the honor of speaking with journalist and author, Linda McGurk! Linda blogs over at Rain or Shine Mamma and is the author of ‘There’s No Such Thing as Bad Weather: A Scandinavian Mom’s Secrets for Raising Healthy, Resilient and… Continue Reading “E57: There’s No Such Thing As Bad Weather – Embracing Scandinavia’s Outdoor Culture With Author Linda Akeson McGurk”

E53: Don’t Let the Winter Blues Get You Down (Do the Polar Bear Plunge)

Today’s episode is a repeat from last year. We felt it was perfect after our family’s first Polar Bear Plunge in Lake Erie! (Kids included) Water temperature was about 43 degrees Fahrenheit, and it was invigorating.In this episode we discuss the Winter Blues and… Continue Reading “E53: Don’t Let the Winter Blues Get You Down (Do the Polar Bear Plunge)”

NOBODY LIKES A WHINER

The last few weeks have not been easy. It started when I got sick. The fact that we would have to quarantine for two weeks didn’t seem all that bad. We made it to about 12 days, I was feeling great but then, low… Continue Reading “NOBODY LIKES A WHINER”

NATURE’S RESET

It feels like I have fallen off the earth since I last posted anything! We were hit by Hurricane Zeta, what a week and a half ago?? Being onthe Gulf Coast of Mississippi, we have been in the target zone for just about every… Continue Reading “NATURE’S RESET”