What to bring Camping for Overnight

What to bring Camping

What to bring Camping

What to bring camping is a question we hear at Back Roads Living throughout the year. Folk’s camp year round and we are just going to cover a few of the basic need sin this article. With these items you should be able to enjoy a overnight camp.

To start packing for your first overnight hiking trip you can use the checklist provided in this write-up to ensure you have all the essentials things with you that can keep you comfortable on your trip. You can change, add or remove any of these items as per your personal preferences and experience, if any.

We are going to try to give you some pointers to answer the question, what to bring camping for overnight stays. It can be disturbing to find out what to carry with you if you are planning camping overnight for the first time. You have to decide what you can carry with your from the comforts of your home, provided by your modern lifestyle, as you will have to carry them on your back. [Read more…]


Standard Pallet Size

What is the Standard Pallet size?

I see this question a lot lately on the Internet.

What is the importance of knowing the standard pallet size?

Well the number one reason is so you can calculate how many pallets you need to complete your project!

A standard pallet measures four feet (48”) x forty inches (4o”) x six and a half inches (6.5”) tall.

Pallets will have slats on both sides and the number can vary depending on the width of the slats.  If they only have slats on one side they are actually referred to as skids and not pallets.

The great thing, [Read more…]

Cracker Barrel Gift Card Giveaway

Cracker Barrel

A New Cracker Barrel Gift Card!


Here for your pleasure is this great giveaway from Back Roads Living.

This is a $25.00 Gift Card for Cracker Barrel. 

Of course this can be used for food or merchandise purchases in their stores.

All entries for this Cracker Barrel Gift Card must be submitted by midnight Sunday March 1st.

To qualify for the giveaway: [Read more…]

Reminiscing of Days Gone By


As I set here reminiscing of days gone by I have many thoughts!  There were so many things that I enjoyed as a child that our children will never have the opportunity to enjoy. I have listed some of the things that I have been reminiscing about here and added some photos for you. If you enjoy our gallery please feel free t leave us a comment and share us with your favorite Social network.  What are your favorite memories? [Read more…]


The Best Hiking Boots For Men

When we think about hiking and camping there are several things that come to mind and one of them are the shoes or boots we are going to wear.  This is one of the most important pieces of clothing you will buy.  A pair of ill fitting boots that are too tight or too loose will not only make your hike miserable but can damage your feet as well. [Read more…]

Cottages of Past and Present

Mountain Cottage

A cottage is a most wonderful place to admire and view. It brings us to a place of comfort and longing. Although there is usually always hard work associated with them, they bring a lot of good and pleasant memories.  This gallery full of 10 cottages are from all walks of life and different places as well.  They are all different but yet so much alike in the fact that each cottage housed hard working individuals! [Read more…]