Spring Ahead Backyard Campout

What a fun way to celebrate setting the clocks ahead an hour!

What better way to spend a short Saturday night than camping out in your own backyard? Friends joined in for scary story time around the fire and Smores cooked on coat hangers over a Duraflame. I slept like a baby on an air mattress topped with a featherbed, sleeping bags and my favorite pillow – luxuries I would never haul up a mountain! We have an RV aswell, but we are not using that as the RV Battery is not working. Plus, a tent in our backyard is much more fun!

We absolutely love camping in our family. It is so lovely to spend time with your family and friends in the great outdoors, especially once the days start getting longer! Plus, we have just stocked up on some new camping, hiking, and fishing equipment after checking out some of the latest reviews from outdoorcommand.com. It will not be long until we hit the road for our next camping trip!

Too cold where you live? Rough it with an indoor campout! Haul out the sleeping bags and let the kids sleep in a tent in the living room. Read by flashlight (no TV, phones, computers, etc.) tell stories by the fireplace (if you have one) – cook Smores in the microwave or over your gas stove (if you do not)!


  • hot dogs
  • buns
  • condiments
  • popcorn
  • Smores

Admittedly not from my “Healthy Meals in Minutes” file, but once a year is okay with me. (And really, would it sound like as much fun if I revealed that the buns were 100% whole wheat, we air popped the popcorn, topped it with olive oil and sea salt or that we grilled broccoli along side the turkey dogs? Well maybe in California! lol)

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