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Frugal Family Vacation Ideas

Frugal Family Vacation Ideas

September 8, 2013

Family Fun Doesn’t Have to Cost a Ton!   Frugal Family Vacation Ideas Whether you are taking a vacation or just having fun over the weekend there are many ways this can be done without costing a fortune. I speak from experience because I am a single parent without very much extra cash to work [...]

Camping Recipes For Your Next Camping Trip Part II

Camping Recipes For Your Next Camping Trip Part II

July 6, 2013

    Grilled Cinnamon Pineapple: one of many great camping recipes! Everyone loves good camping recipes! It has been a while since the last camping recipes were posted . Here is another collection of scrumptious camping recipes that I have gathered. Many are kid friendly too! Pigs in Blankets on a Stick INGREDIENTS: Package of hotdogs [...]

Camping:  The Perfect Frugal Vacation

Camping: The Perfect Frugal Vacation

February 9, 2012

Why do I love camping so much?  It is a great way my family can have a fun vacation without breaking the bank.  While theme parks and destination vacations are a lot of fun (who doesn’t love to be pampered), in this economy they aren’t always an option.   You can camp at a national [...]

Gear Up for Camping with Kids:  Live Chat & Awesome Giveaway!

Gear Up for Camping with Kids: Live Chat & Awesome Giveaway!

February 2, 2012

Join us Feb. 2 at 9:00 est for our Gear Up for Camping with Kids live chat.  To join the chat, just visit KOA’s Around the Campfire Community!  See you there! .

First Aid Kit Checklist

First Aid Kit Checklist

January 9, 2012

The winter months are a great time to prepare for your summer vacations and camping trips.  One thing you can do now is put together a first aid kit.  Think of a first aid kit as an insurance policy – you hope that you never need to use it, but if something should happen, you [...]

Live Chat Tonight on Planning Vacations!

Live Chat Tonight on Planning Vacations!

January 5, 2012

For some of us it may be a little too cold to go camping, so this is the perfect time of year to do some planning!  Join us tonight for a KOA Live Chat at KOA’s Around the Campfire.  We’ll be talking about planning vacations and getting our camping gear ready for the spring!   [...]

Best iPhone Apps for Camping

Best iPhone Apps for Camping

December 6, 2011

Best iPhone apps for camping.  In KOA’s Around the Campfire Community, we’ve talked about what we all like best about camping.  We all agree that one of the best things about camping is it allows us to go unplugged.   Even though you may not want to check your email or answer the phone while [...]

Camping Recipes for Your Next Camping Trip

Camping Recipes for Your Next Camping Trip

October 6, 2011

Want to talk about camping recipes and cooking?  Join our KOA live chat tonight at 9:00 EST! I’ve scoured the web and found a mouth watering collection of camping recipes that will be perfect for your next camping trip! BBQ Potatoes Makes 8 servings. Prep Time: 10 minutes Cook Time: 35 minutes Ingredients: 4 medium [...]

Let's Talk Camping Recipes!

Let’s Talk Camping Recipes!

October 4, 2011

Our family is planning a camping trip this month and we are all so excited. I think it is a combination of the cooler temperatures, the changing leaves, and the warmth of the campfire that work together to make fall the perfect time of year for camping. And did I mention no mosquitoes?   This [...]

Camping:  The Great Staycation

Camping: The Great Staycation

September 15, 2010

Are you looking for the perfect frugal vacation?  While vacations are fun for the whole family, they are not  fun for your bank account.  This past Labor Day weekend, our family took Friday off from work and enjoyed a 4-day weekend.  But instead of spending money on travel, hotel, and eating out, we took the [...]

Your Camping Guide for a Frugal Vacation

Your Camping Guide for a Frugal Vacation

May 22, 2010

Photo By Rob Lee If you are looking for a frugal vacation, camping is a wonderful solution! Your family can dine amidst tall pines, identify constellations in clear night skies and wade through crystal clear waters. We have put together our best camping tips to help you get the most out of your frugal vacation. Camping with [...]