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The 40 Year Old Beach Toys

My parents saved the best of our toys from when we were kids. The Fisher Price gear waited nearly 25 years to be loved again. Now the beach toys are back.

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The World’s Worst Fisherman

I am the World’s Worst Fisherman. It’s easy to prove, just sit next to me on a shoreline or watch me try to tie a knot. I can’t do it. I can. however, appreciate time with my kids.

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Kodiak Glo Boots Review – Winter Boots For Kids

It’s time to go winter boot shopping. Not even Halloween and already the threat of snow and cold is upon us. We took the Kodiak Glo Boots out for a test drive and picked them for our boys this winter. Here’s a review and video why we chose them:

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How We Instagrammed Our Summer Vacation

Summer is so fleeting, you forget how wonderful it is. We snap so many pictures and just file them away or leave them on our phones forever. I flipped through my favorites and sorted them into a photo essay for How We Instagrammed Our Summer Vacation.

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Beaches Are The Best

The absolutely most perfect place to spend a day is the beach. Aspen Beach at Gull Lake features a long shallow shoreline where kids can run and play. Bring the buckets and shovels and sit on the grass while they dig and build and collaborate for hours. Too bad it took until the last weekend of summer for me to discover it.

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I Suck At Camping

I suck at camping. Yes, I know my blog’s name is DadCAMP but that has more to do with being a geek than being an outdoorsmen. The plan was to go camping with the boys this weekend and it quickly went sour. I like the quiet of camping, not the party. Others had a different idea.

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