Camping Tips

How to Pack Your Camper Without Losing Your Mind

Have you ever felt like you spend more time preparing for a camping trip than enjoying your vacation? We LOVE camping but the process of packing and preparing for each trip can be difficult. We’re weekend camping warriors, juggling work, school, and kids’ activities. We knew there had to be a way to make whole process easier and faster to allow us to camp...

RV Packing

RV Essentials Checklist

We’re camping weekend warriors. With three kids, work, and maintaining our home, we’re a busy family so we don’t have much time to prepare for each camping trip. Creating an RV essentials checklist has saved our sanity and countless hours packing for each trip! We purchased many items at our local dollar store to keep costs down. We also set aside...

Camping Newbies

19 Tips for RV Camping Newbies

Purchasing a camper is exciting! It’s also overwhelming. Our first camping season was a complete learning experience. We made many mistakes and looking back I’m sure our fellow campers shared many laughs at our expense watching us fumble around trying to operate our camper.Hopefully we can help you can avoid some of the embarrassment we encountered as camping...

How to Camp with Kids on a Budget

Vacation costs can add up quickly for any family! We chose to start camping with our family because it was more affordable than alternative vacation options. We look at our camper purchase as an investment for our family vacations for years (and years) to come. We figure that the investment we made in our camper is likely the equivalent to just one family trip to...

Camping with Kids

6 Tips for Camping with Kids

We have three kids (4-year-old twin boys and an 8-year-old daughter). We purchased our first travel trailer and starting camping as a family after our twins turned one. What other vacation is affordable for a family of five?! In that time, we’ve learned a few tricks for camping with young kids. Here are our top six tips for camping with kids: 1. Split up long trips...