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Summer Reading: Essential for Children

Sure, summer reading sounds like a nice idea for your children. But is it really that big of a deal? After all, there’s so much else to do. Lake cabins, fishing trips, family vacations, swimming pools, and baseball games—the school-free days fill up fast. Believe...

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Just Like Laura Ingalls Wilder

Mary M. Bauer, author of Minnesota Day Trips, takes us on a tour of attractions that visit the home territory of beloved author Laura Ingalls Wilder. It’s also a chance for your family to understand the life of real pioneers. Show your youngsters what it was...

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The Majesty of Our Eagles

Stan Tekiela, author of Majestic Eagles, shares with us his knowledge and amazing pictures of our national symbol. There are nearly 60 eagle species in the world. Found on every continent except Antarctica, the overwhelming majority occur in the Old World, three species are seen in...

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Vegetarian Campfire Chili—A Campfire Foodie Recipe

Check out this fabulous Vegetarian Campfire Chili recipe by Julia Rutland, author of The Campfire Foodie Cookbook: Simple Camping Recipes with Gourmet Appeal. Chipotle-flavored meatless crumbles add heat, but any kind works well. You can also prepare this with ground beef, ground chicken, or ground turkey. Cook any of these ground...

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