Category Archives: Camping

Why Mosquitoes Think You Are Extra Tasty & What You Can Do About It

On a couple of our camping trips this summer we were besieged by mosquitoes. I don’t think there was anyone who came away completely unmolested but some of us definitely seemed to be tastier that others, with a trip to … Continue reading

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How To Safely Keep Ants Off Your Hammock and Keep Them Off!

Ahhhhhhh I hate ANTS! After a long day of gardening and putting up a shade sail over the hammock I flumped into it for a well deserved rest. Then promptly leaped back out of it as a wave of  ants swarmed over my … Continue reading

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How Much Sunscreen Should You Apply? Check Out This Handy Graphic

Remember most sunscreens need to be applied 20-30 minutes BEFORE going out in the sun, that’s how long it takes for them to START working. Sunscreen must be reapplied EVERY 2 hours, more often after swimming, sweating or Toweling off

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First Time Camping? Use These Tips To Prepare!

Whether you know it or not, camping is a great way to get in touch with yourself. It is also a way to have a relaxing time away from the stresses of everyday life. There are some things you need … Continue reading

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First Aid Kit – Must Haves for Hiking

Hiking is one of the best ways to explore the great outdoors, whether you’re a serious trekker or just enjoy a short hike with the kids, it’s always best to be prepared so that if something unexpected happens, you’re ready … Continue reading

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Safe for People and Pets, Non-Toxic way to rid your home of insects and spiders

Having children has taught me to look at bugs differently especially spiders I have learned to appreciate their incredible skill and beauty the picture above is an Orb Weaver this beauty with her legs stretched out fully would be  slightly … Continue reading

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Guys – Are You Guilty Of Negligence?

  The Best Style Hats For Sun Protection – Men And Boys When it comes to total protection from harmful UV rays while spending time on the lake fishing or playing outdoor sports men and boys alike should try to … Continue reading

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