Rock Climbing

Charlie is afraid of heights just like me. I push him to challenge his fears even though he doesn’t like it. So we went rock wall climbing with his Troop over Spring Break. I mainly belayed for the boys. Charlie and friends did a rappel off a 30 foot drop as well as climbing. They […]

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It’s Popcorn Season!

It’s that time of year again – BSA Popcorn sales! The Boy Scouts have sold Trail’s End popcorn and other snacks for many years now. It is their annual fall fundraiser for Boy Scouts and Cub Scouts.  I have to admit I’m a fan of Trail’s End Caramel Corn. Charlie is selling Trail’s End popcorn […]

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Camping Hygiene

Charlie’s Troop camps once a month, just like millions of other Boy Scout Troops. I am pretty sure that millions of Moms have similar conversations with their sons. As Charlie packed for this weekend’s camping trip, I mentioned he needed to brush his teeth before we left for the drop off. Our conversation went like this: […]

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Camping Towels

Moving up to Boy Scouts means camping once a month. This also means Charlie having a permanent backpack just for camping along with a mess kit and other sundry items. In theory the boys are supposed to take a bath at least once while camping over a weekend. After all, a Scout is clean according […]

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BSA Popcorn Fundraising

Charlie is participating in the annual popcorn fundraising with his Troop. Charlie’s online order link is HERE.  All online orders are shipped directly to you. There is a new vendor for Scout Popcorn this year, Ramsey Popcorn. They are based in Indiana and family owned. Their popcorn is kosher and non-GMO.  Pricing is slightly cheaper than […]

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