Life is better around the campfire.

More Beginner Camping Thoughts

Today I was going to write about the “tear down” of our campsite on Sunday, but then I was just catching up on a couple of other blogs I like and found I would sort of be copying one. But it makes some great points so I will share it with you! Actually I just went to the site I thought I saw it on and can’t find it. Anyway this couple has a ton

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Camping For Beginners – The RV Toilet Experience

As you all know by now, I just completed my first ever camping trip this past weekend. It was a three night outing, an hour and a half from home, with many family members that had camped for years, in a state park with full hook-ups. It really doesn’t get much easier than that! My wife has also camped for her entire life, so I am much more of a hindrance than a help. Let

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Camping Lesson from Day 3

As a first time camper, I don’t know if this is true just yet, but it seems that camping places have an information board near the check in station, guard shack. I am sure there are a lot of varieties across the campgrounds of the world. Ours at Lake Shelbyville in Shelbyville, IL had just a small building that you drove or walked up to to check in. Once inside, there was a nice information

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Camper Log – Day 2

Everything is going well, although we have started a list of things we forgot or would like for future camping trips. One is a bin for recycling.  We can then tote it home to recycle. The campground does not offer a recycle option, but we can certainly take care of that ourselves. Other things we forgot: Work gloves Coffee filters (What?!?!?) Carafe – this is a total luxury since we are camping with other people

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