Salt Springs in the Ocala National Forest Last week we went camping at the Ocala National Forest, Salt Springs Recreation Area. We had so much fun there we decided to stay an extra day. There is so much to do here and you can really enjoy the outdoors. We had been told there were bears here and we ... Read More about Salt Springs in the Ocala National Forest
E. G. Simmons Park, Ruskin, FL. I went over to E. G. Simmons Park the last day it was open before Hurricane Irma was supposed to hit. It was like a ghost town with not a camper or tent in sight. This park is 258 acres and just south of Tampa in Ruskin. There are 200 acres of mangrove swamps ... Read More about E. G. Simmons Park, Ruskin, FL.
Dutch Oven Chicken and Poblano Peppers Stew Today's recipe is all about the poblano peppers, they go so well with chicken. I used 3 poblano peppers and it was a little spicy, well a lot spicy. If you don't like spicy I would cut it down to just one poblano pepper. It's weird though because one ... Read More about Dutch Oven Chicken and Poblano Peppers Stew
Campfire Building 101 Who doesn't love a campfire when camping? I know I do, I can sit for hours and watch it burn. To start with when you are in a campground only build a fire in the designated area. Every park we've ever gone to has one. Make sure that fires are allowed. Sometimes during a dry ... Read More about Campfire Building 101
Little Manatee River State Park Entering Little Manatee River State Park you will have the chance to see several different areas as you drive down the winding road. It seems as if the areas almost change at every curve. Little Manatee River State Park is a 2,418 acre park located in Wimauma, FL. w ... Read More about Little Manatee River State Park, Wimauma, FL.