Can You Safely Use a Propane Camping Stove Indoors?

Can You Safely Use a Propane Camping Stove Indoors?

Camping stoves are a fantastic way to cook food fast while exploring the great outdoors. Their portability and convenience make them a must-have item for campers and backpackers alike.  But what about when you’re stuck indoors during inclement weather, or want to have a hot meal when your gas stove is broken?  Can you use…

Camping In A Thunderstorm: 5 Ways to Keep Your Family Safe

Camping In A Thunderstorm: 5 Ways to Keep Your Family Safe

Being prepared for camping during a thunderstorm is a major step in our family’s camping routine. Here, we’ll talk about camping in a thunderstorm, including how to minimize risk, stay safe, and still have fun. Camping is a family-friendly activity for all ages, but it isn’t without risk. Here in Minnesota, the weather forecast is…

How to Treat Your Clothes with Permethrin Quickly & Safely

How to Treat Your Clothes with Permethrin Quickly & Safely

You’re going to need to know how to treat your clothes with permethrin if you’re going camping in tick country. Lyme disease is no joke, so if we’re in the woods, we’re wearing permethrin-treated clothing. Permethrin treated clothing is the main thing we use for tick and insect repellent. We’ve found that there is only…

Best Foods to Eat Before, During, and After a Hike with Kids
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Best Foods to Eat Before, During, and After a Hike with Kids

If you’re going on a hike, it’s always a good idea to figure out the best foods to eat before, during, and after a hike with kids. Hiking is one of our favorite outdoor activities. You get to explore nature, be active, and bond as a family.  A big part of outdoor activities is preparation….

7 Easy Ways to Keep Ticks Away From Your Campsite
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7 Easy Ways to Keep Ticks Away From Your Campsite

The great outdoors is a wonderful place, but it has a few downsides, including pests. Going on so many camping trips has taught my family to ignore many of nature’s creepy crawlies. There’s one pest, however, that can’t be overlooked – ticks.  There are different types of ticks, and not all carry disease. Here in…