camp weekend II~ aka feeding the mosquitoes
My friends out there on Twitter & Facebook, & Instagram all know what I did over the weekend… it’s starting to become a tradition. When my hubby leaves on a fishing trip, my daughter and I camp. It’s usually only my daughter and I… because his trips occur in the summer- and my step daughter is up north during the summer.
The seas are too rough for trips during other times of the year… I’m sure “someone” out there was wondering. 😉
My husband went to the Bahamas, hoping for some yellowfin tuna- but instead got blackfin tuna, conch, snapper, grouper and lobster tails and coconut rum. I’m not complaining about that!
And, yes- we’re eating fish tonight. :)And, I’ll be getting an arm workout pounding out conch meat. But, that’s another post.
So, back to camping:
I have to say, I LOVE the two pics with the tent.. the first one has that 70s vibe (thanks Instagram!) and the fire just looks cozy with the other. However…the mosquitoes were tough. I think we both donated to their blood bank, despite using the full-force replant. Summertime for ya…
The food is my favorite part-we ate traditional campfire food- baked beans, hot dogs, homemade potato salad and Jiffy Pop and S’mores. Somehow, it all tasted so much better outside.
We had a visitor as well… my tortoise decided to come see what was going on- fortunately, he didn’t overturn the table. Oh yeah~ see the Baker’s unsweetened chocolate on the table? My daughter insisted that it was for s’mores. Thank goodness I convinced her it wasn’t before she tried it.
Let’s face it: Chocolate sucks without sugar.
We also decided to stop camping at midnight. The “sticky-wet-heat” was bothering my daughter, so we went inside & stayed up late watching cartoons. Which, was totally fine by me. 😉
Along with camping, we had a major craft-a-thon- I’ll be posting those over at The Domestic Mama later today.
Have an awesome day!