A Lazy Day Tubin’ the Hooch! #travel

Yesterday was hot and sunny and we decided to head up to Helen, GA in the north Georgia mountains with some friends of ours and enjoy one last summer outing before we get down to the business of fall sports, school, etc.  Helen, GA is a cute little town up in North Georgia (about 1 1/2 hours north of Atlanta, GA) that is nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains.  It is a recreation of an alpine village (think German....with cobblestone walkways and towers) and is loaded with shops, restaurants,  and horse drawn carriages.  Depending on the time of … [Read more...]

My Camping Experience with BRX Adventure Gear! #BRXtravelgear

 My family and I love to camp...it is always fun to pack up our gear, put up a tent and rough it for a few days in the woods! I haven't really spent too much time in the last 10 years investing in the right gear for our travel adventures, though.  We have an odd assortment of packs and bags that we usually bring with us...some we like but others really just don't make the cut.  I don't want a suitcase with wheels out in the woods nor do I want a plain duffel bag with no pockets for flashlights and bug spray.  I was looking for something in the … [Read more...]

Weekend Camping Adventure

Well, we spent last weekend camping on Lake Hartwell in North Georgia with the Cub Scouts. We stayed at Camp Rotary and had a tent site on a small peninsula surrounded by water. It was a beautiful site with lots of flat spots for the tents, fire pits, picnic tables and a nice 5 foot long snake. He stayed in the tree, we warned the kids to stay away from him. We coexisted relatively peacefully. We also warned the kids to stay out of the water. No swim certified adults with us and the weather wasn't great so NO SWIMMING. Okay, we said, you may … [Read more...]