It’s Summer – Now what?

So your kids have been out of school for a few weeks now. They pictured long days of uninterrupted video games. You pictured something more like sleeping in, clean bedrooms; happy carefree days of Summer! Now you hear, “I’m bored”, arguing and defiant protests to your requests for help!
What can you do?

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RVing or Camping ?

In today’s busy world, it can make great sense to take a break and get away. Just chill out and relax for a while. Then the questions arise –  Should we go away on a vacation ?   Should we go sight-seeing ? Maybe we should try camping ?

When some people think of the word camping, often they conjure up images of roughing it, getting wet, sleeping on rocky ground, and straddling a jack pine when nature calls. While all those things can still be done if so desired, but most will go for options that have at least some of the comforts of home.

A dry covering over your head, a soft bed to sleep on, and yes, a nearby washroom would be nice. Many of those enjoying camping carry those thoughts a bit further, and include a furnace, fridge, and even a hot water tank. So where does one start, and what factors should be considered? [Read more…]