Hurricane Harvey and Your Children

My heart goes out to the victims of Hurricane Harvey, and my thoughts and prayers are with them. Closer to home, I find myself asking, “What should I tell my children?” My family lives 1,000 miles away from this tragedy, so it’s tempting to say...

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Another Great Campfire Foodie Recipe

Julia Rutland, author of The Campfire Foodie Cookbook: Simple Camping Recipes with Gourmet Appeal, shares with us her recipe for Creamy Corn-Bacon Dip. The Creamy Corn-Bacon Dip is a crowd-pleasing recipe made as much at home as at the campsite. Fresh summer corn is amazing, but you can substitute 1 1⁄2...

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Total Eclipse of the Sun—GIVEAWAY

We are about to witness one of the rarest and most awesome sights in nature—a total eclipse of the sun! On Monday August 21st, from approximately noon until 3 p.m., everyone in North America will be able to see at least a partial eclipse, while...

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Bird-Watching Gets Kids Outdoors

Sometimes it’s hard to get kids outdoors, but bird-watching is a perfect solution. In this age of smartphones, social media, and video games, there’s plenty to do from home. But we want our children to breathe fresh air, to exercise, to connect with nature. Luckily,...

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Easy to Prepare Grilled Buffalo Wings Recipe

Julia Rutland, author of The Campfire Foodie Cookbook: Simple Camping Recipes with Gourmet Appeal, shares with us her recipe for Grilled Buffalo Wings. Ingredients: 3 pounds chicken drumettes and/or wings 1 1⁄2 teaspoons garlic salt or 1 teaspoon garlic powder and 1⁄2 teaspoon salt 4 tablespoons butter 1⁄3 cup hot sauce 1 tablespoon apple...

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