ephor 6 person family tent

Buying your family tent may not need the same considerations as buying a house, still there are important rules to know. Most first time tent buyers look at the person or berth capacity a manufacturer recommends as their guide.  This can prove to be a very big mistake, unless you don’t mind sleeping like sardines in […]


Natural Insect Repellent

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I just stumbled across this site about natural insect repellents.  Now that’s a good thing.  Camping is fun but I think we are all on the same page about bugs and mosquitoes –  that’s not the fun part. I use a natural spray that is harmless to children and pets that is based on a chrysanthemum extract and […]

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Family Tent Camping With Children

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Going camping with your children is an excellent opportunity for some real family bonding, through fun activities and a shared love for the outdoors. Be warned however, tent camping with kids is not all fun and games. It requires some planning and a little bit of patience to make sure that everyone has a great […]

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Roughing it in Comfort

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What comes to mind when you think of family tent camping? Lying on a cold, hard tent floor, in a wholly inadequate sleeping bag, shivering and cramped for space, completely sleepless, waiting for light to break? Flash lights or battery operated lanterns ceasing to function in your hour of need? Memories of having to carry […]

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Just the Basics – Things to Consider

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What makes for a great family camping trip? Great company, the perfect campground, and getting your list of camping essentials right. Pack too much, and quality time with the family turns into time spent packing and unpacking. Pack too little, and you are potentially packing a recipe for disaster. Getting your list of camping basics […]

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