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01 Jun
What about the Chow? (or Stephanie’s camp stove confessions)

What about the Chow? (or Stephanie’s camp stove confessions)

I know many people think you can’t have an authentic camping experience without doing things like slow roasting potatoes in the fire. I beg to differ. But before I go any further, I must first state some facts in my own defense. 1. I love food. Good, wholesome, preferably fresh and local food. 2. I prepare meals for my family at least five nights a week. Good, wholesome, fresh meals. 3. My two year old boys eat, with great relish, foods like fish, garbanzo beans, and kale.Now onto some other facts.4. I go on camping trips with my family... Read More
23 May
Pit Stops: Make Them Count (Stephanie’s Rules for Rest Areas)

Pit Stops: Make Them Count (Stephanie’s Rules for Rest Areas)

Even before the boys came along in all of their life-changing glory, Jeremy and I were never ones for air travel. Aside from a few vacations here or there, we embraced the fine art of the road trip. We were pretty good at it, too. One time we made it all the way from New Jersey to California in about 50 hours, stopping only for a brief overnight in Denver accompanied by the best steak dinner of our lives. So for most people, including us, this is how a typical pit stop goes: you find a place where you can get gas, eat a meal, and use the... Read More

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