our first camping trip {part 2: the ultimate camping checklist}

I don’t know how many people can relate to me with this, but I LOVE making lists!

I love writing out each item I need to purchase at the store or ranking each chore/task in order of importance or necessity. The wonderful feeling you get when you get to cross something off the list is the best! Yes, I may be a little OCD when it comes to organization and list making, but I am realizing now how my acute attention to detail can really help others…especially if a list is the last thing you want (or even have the time) to make.

That being said, getting ready for our camping trip was a blast for me. I was excited to list all the items we needed to buy and pack. After our multiple trips around town, I felt very accomplished. As you can see below, my original “Ultimate Camping Checklist” was handwritten and once I was done everything was crossed off and impossible to read. So, I typed out EVERYTHING you will need to bring with you for a perfect trip to The Great Outdoors! Feel free to add or subtract according to your needs. Simply, click the link for a free printable PDF: The Ultimate Camping Checklist!!!

And, for all you fellow-list makers, make sure you add “pick up a special souvenir” to your Camping TO-DO List. You will want to remember your amazing trip for years to come. We picked up a nifty little refrigerator magnet in a crafty shop by the lake called Looped Handmade. So cute!

Thanks for reading!

xo sarah

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7 thoughts on “our first camping trip {part 2: the ultimate camping checklist}

  1. Great Post !!! We are travel list people too, dad has a printable list for our trips, it comes in very handy !! we even have a different list for when we go on a cruise because packing is a little different.. lol.

    Your post are great !! keep up the good work.. love all the helpful tips…
    xoxoxo
    mom

  2. Aren’t you just the CUTEST!! I didn’t know you started a blog, how awesome!! I can’t wait to sit down and catch up! I feel bad having missed so much already. Consider yourself bookmarked! 🙂 P.S. We are working on a weekend to spend in SD for some sessions, it’d be great to see you and Bret 🙂 xoxo! Jess

    • Hey Jessica! Aw shucks! Well thanks 🙂

      I would LOVE to catch up with you when you are here…I feel like you guys will have lots more to share than we do! I am so happy for you two. So yes, that would be awesome – just let me know when you are coming! Yay!

      xo sarah

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  4. Hi! This is my first comment here so I just wanted to give a
    quick shout out and say I truly enjoy reading through your posts.
    Can you suggest any other blogs/websites/forums that deal with the same subjects?

    Thank you so much!

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