What to Include in a Camping First Aid Kit

Camping First Aid Kit

The type of camp vacation planned will to some degree dictate the first aid kit essentials. The potential hazards and possible removal from convenient medical assistance will be more of an issue when wilderness camping so first aid kits for these experiences may be a little more involved and require more careful planning. However, when camping at a designated campsite although it is useful to have a basic first aid kit incorporating certain essentials it is less critical as site owners will often have both medical facilities and trained first aiders. It is perhaps most prudent to assume these facilities are not available and plan accordingly.

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Sweet Sixteen Celebration Was a Success!

Sweet Sixteen Celebration at Our Favorite Place

Oh, boy! I am not really sure how to feel right now. Excited yet sad at the same time. I now have a 16-year-old… oh, Sweet Sixteen! It makes me feel old to think that I have a 16-year-old but at the same time, I’m so proud of what he has become. 16 is a bit of a scary year for me. It is the year of independence far more than any of the years prior. It is when I realize that my boy is becoming a man. To think that he will graduate in just two years is exciting yet concerning.

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Best Christmas Event in North and South Carolina!

Our Favorite Christmas Event in North and South Carolina

Christmas time is without a doubt my favorite time of year! From Christmas music to amazing Christmas food, the twinkle of Christmas lights to holiday decorations and crafts, help to bring the spirit of Christmas to life.

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Tips from a Family of Four to Afford a Trip to Asia on Any Budget

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Traveling long-term around the world with a family is a dream that many people long to realize, but it’s also the one that often seems impossible. However, with some organization, saving, and creativity, all is possible. Travelling can give you a lot of freedom, independence, adventure and education in locations ranging from very minimal ones to those of utter luxury. Continue reading

Great Pumpkin Fest at Carowinds

Don’t Miss the Great Pumpkin Fest This Month at Carowinds

Cool nights, college football, pumpkin everything and the changing of leaves all make Fall a special time! With three kids of our own (plus one foster child) one of our traditions as Halloween approaches is watching “It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown.” We enjoy watching Charlie Brown and Snoopy’s fun antics as they prepare for Halloween.

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