Do you ever dream of striking it rich? Do you wish you could finish a camping trip with more in your pocket than what you started with? Maybe you are just an adventurer at heart and you like the thrill of a good treasure hunt. If any of these describe you, then prepare to point your RV in the direction of Crater of Diamonds State Park in southwest Arkansas. Continue reading “Crater of Diamonds State Park”
In honor of the Thanksgiving holiday, we went searching for the world’s largest turkey. We didn’t have to look very hard. We discovered that the gigantic gobbler can be found in Frazee, MN. Like many other statues that hold the name ‘world’s largest’, this one has an interesting story behind it. Continue reading “World’s Largest Turkey”
Who says you can’t have pizza while roughing it in the great outdoors? Here is a dutch oven recipe that will fix that craving. Continue reading “Pizza Casserole”
Here is a cocktail that is just perfect for the season. If you are fortunate enough to be camping over the Thanksgiving holidays, or if you just like pumpkin pie you will enjoy this festive drink! Continue reading “Pumpkin Pie Martini”
I glanced out my window last night and I caught sight of our camper in the driveway. It had its cover on, the pipes had been flushed and winterized and it was ready for another long winter. This time of year is always kind of sad for us, because Bruce and I really love to camp. During the summer months, it seems like we are always on the go. We camped just about every other weekend this year. Most of our trips were local and spontaneous. We also decided to try something different this year. Continue reading “Reflections on a Great Camping Season”
If you aren’t a bourbon fan, this cocktail may change your mind. It is sweetened with maple syrup and the sparkling white wine gives it that little ‘something extra’. This recipe serves 6, so you can share it with five of your closest friends. Continue reading “Bourbon Coolers”
Campfire cooking recipes don’t always have to be complicated and time consuming. The best food is sometimes the easiest.
Here is another cider drink to enjoy around the campfire. The cinnamon and sugar mixture on the rim add a touch of sweetness and the Captain Morgan will add a nice spiced ‘kick’. A couple of these will definitely help to warm you up from the inside. Continue reading “Cinnamon Toast”