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Camper Storage Mods Gone Wild - Best Storage Mods

50 Shares<p>Share Email Comments<p>Tracy and Steve Schuster, 2017 Super Mod Cup World Series Champions, share 28 of their best storage mods from throughout …

Campers

MarsEdit 4 now available with refreshed look, improved WordPress support, much more

MarsEdit 4 initially launched in public beta back in June, and today the Mac blog publishing app is officially available on the Mac App Store. The latest version of MarsEdit for macOS touts a refreshed look, numerous improvements to WordPress publishing, a Safari app extension, and plenty more.<p>The …

App Store

22 Hot Toys That Are on Every Kid's Wish List This Year

<i>Additional reporting Alessia Santoro</i><br>Even though it seems far away, it's smart to get ahead of all your holiday shopping this year. So instead of scrambling last minute, start planning. Oftentimes newly released products can be the first to sell out, but don't let that get you down this season. We …

The Most Underrated Endurance Workout? Hiking

Sure, it's fun and relaxing—but it can also be a key part of a fitness routine<p>Have you ever met anyone who regretted taking a good, hard day hike? Me neither.<p>There’s something special about moderately paced movement through nature that leaves one feeling refreshed, renewed, and satisfied. Because …

Hiking

5 teacher-approved apps to boost kindergarten skills

Prepare your kindergartener for school with apps that strengthen everything from counting to concentration<p>If your child is entering kindergarten this year, you may be wondering — or worrying about — school readiness. Many parents of kindergartners-to-be spend the weeks leading up to the first day …

Should You Ration Your Kids’ Screen Time? And Tell Them to Play Outside?

<i>This article first appeared on the Foundation for Economic Education site.</i><p>“Mommy, how do you spell ‘red eyes?’” Parker asks, coming out from behind …

How to Stop Helicoptering and Start Disciplining Your Kids Effectively

The trick is allowing your kids to have an "oh, crap!" moment and learn from their mistakes.<p>Parenting used to primarily concern providing love, some structure and meeting the basic needs of children. That was pretty much it. As a child, if I forgot my flute at home, no one was going to bring it to …

Parenting

Our 6-year-old has a fun, comfortable life. Why isn’t she grateful?

<i>Q: We have a 6-year-old who, for the past six months or so, has acted frustrated and apathetic about most things if she’s not doing exactly what she wants. We are not extravagant, but we live a comfortable life and want to do fun things with the kids. But it’s hard when we feel like it’s not being</i> …

Parenting

The 15 Best RV Hacks of All Time

These space-saving tricks are brilliant, whether you have a camper or not.<p>Make your home-away-from-home more cozy and efficient with these brilliant tricks and tips. Here you'll find easy ways to upgrade your storage options, DIY some homey decor, improve your camper's safety, and more.

How to Write Thought-Provoking and Attention-Grabbing Email Copy

Writing email copy is not an easy process but it is something you can learn. Make the tone of your correspondence warm and friendly, as if you are writing to one person. In this article, you are going to learn about the different types of email and some creative writing techniques that should help …

Creative Writing

Solar-powered Tonke Camper brings a hint of nostalgia to off-grid living

Although the mahogany cladding on the Tonke Woodline Camper may seem like a blast from the past, this camper is designed for the modern road warrior. …

Campers

Safari Condo reinvents the teardrop with an electric pop-up roof

Get ready to stand tall<p>Teardrop trailers aren’t known for their head space. Although some boast pull-out kitchens and huge windows built for stargazing, even the best models come up short if you want to stand tall.<p>Not so with the Alto R Series Trailer. Made by Canadian-based Safari Condo, the Alto …

SpaceCamper rearranges the Volkswagen camper van for light, open design

SpaceCamper already offers Light and Open models, and now it mashes them together, creating the LightOpen van. We've seen a lot of multiple …

After 1,000 miles of hiking, everything literally turned upside down as one mistake pulled a man toward a raging waterfall

It was 6:30 p.m. one night in early June, and Marcus Mazaferri was staring at Return Creek, 15 miles north of Yosemite’s Tuolumne Meadows.<p>What might have once been a mild and meandering creek was now a raging river full of thick, frothy currents, whip-fast eddies, and chilling water fresh from a …

Skylines and sleeping bags

I expected to have views that would take my breath away, but I didn’t imagine this particular one would hit me so hard. My eyes took in the green of …

Hiking

14 Luxury Camping Trips Around the World

We all love camping...at least in theory we all love camping. In practice, some people take pleasure in the exhaustive prep work, set up, and break …

National Parks

​ Dad Bod: Redefined Day Three Will Burn Fat and Work Your Abs | Men’s Health

We’ve partnered with trainer Cory Gregory to bring you a cutting-edge, four-week program with five workouts that will help you completely reshape your body. By using a time-based circuit format—allowing you to focus more on quality reps rather than sloppily pumping out a set number—you’ll build …

7 Affordable Destinations for Nature Lovers

Love the outdoors but can't afford a big hit to your wallet this summer? Check out these seven destinations that won't break your budget.<p>If you love …

12 Family-Friendly Podcasts For Those Summer Road Trips

If you’re like us during a road trip, you want your kids to look up from their iPads every once in a while to look out the freaking windows. After …

The World’s Most Dog-Friendly Tent

I Used to Think No-Bake Desserts Were BS—Then I Found This Recipe

I grew up in Southern California. Not by the beach or in glitzy L.A., but way, way far inland where it gets VERY hot during the summer. Like, 118 …

The 2-Minute Arm Workout to Build Strong Biceps

Having strong biceps is an advantage for athletes in a myriad of sports, including hockey, badminton, baseball, football, and more.<p>As an orthopedic …

'17 Summer Gear Guide: The Best in Kids Gear

<i>Our editors curated and personally tested some of the most exciting, innovative, stylish and just plain fun products that Summer 2017 has to offer.</i> …

How to Get Global Entry for Kids

No fingerprints, no problem.<p>As a travel writer, I take up to 20 trips a year and many times I bring the kids. But while I had global entry for years, I was hesitant to cough up $100 a pop for my two children—unlike TSA PreCheck, where young children whip through the express line with their parents, …

10 Tips For Taking Kids On Overnight Flights

With a little planning, your flight can be a relaxing start to your family vacation.<p>Vacation is all about fun and relaxation, but first you have to get there. Your flight should be stress-free, but if it is several hours long, it could be quite the task to entertain your kids. An overnight flight …

Great Camping Meals & Road Trip Food Ideas

Yum<p>Share1K<p>Pin2K<p>Tweet<p>Stumble6K<p>Reddit<p>Shares 8K<p>In June of 2013, my boyfriend and I packed a camper van and hit the road around Europe. We visited many …

Coconut

How To: Prepare for Your First Solo Camping Trip

How To: Prepare for Your First Solo Camping Trip

6 Suspended Tree Tents For a Lighter-Than-Air Camping Experience

Once the weather warms up, many of us get the camping itch. Something about summer just makes us want to flee to the hills for some much needed …

Trends

5 Ways to Scout Out Your Next Campsite

Custom-tailor your next foray into the great outdoors<p>Name a more iconic way to spend time with family and friends than camping. You can’t. Well, …

Stop dragging kids away from their screens

Every parent thinks it’s healthy for their kids to play outside. I want it for my kids, my parents wanted it for me, and my grandparents wanted the same for my parents. Right now, it’s a hot topic among parents that mobile phones are turning kids into zombies who tune out and do nothing else but …