Monday, June 1, 2009

June 2009 Outdoorsy Carnival

Welcome to the June 1, 2009 edition of an outdoorsy carnival.

Advice Column

Luca presents Plan a Perfect BBQ Party posted at Home and Family Info.

Gregory E. Rouse presents Wilderness Survival posted at Wilderness-Survival-Skills Blog, saying, "We live our lives in a modern society where we know many points of reference and can almost always find help. The problem (or blessing depending on how you look at it) with the wilderness is that when trouble hits, we’re usually on our own."

Barbara Boucher presents TherExtras: Camping is life. posted at TherExtras, saying, "Encouraging parents to take their children camping."

Strenua presents Step out from the shade, sunshine is good for you. posted at Strenua's expedition along the road to health and fitness.

Aquatic Life

Marina K. Villatoro presents Daily Costa Rica - Sunset posted at The Travel Expert(a), saying, "Hi, this is an aquatic life category picture of a sunset on a beach!"

Joshua presents Tips for Learning during Summertime posted at Family and Parenting, saying, "Even though it is summertime, it is a good idea to keep your child's mind active."

Green Thumb

FitBuff presents Top 4 Raw Food Diets Resources posted at's Total Mind and Body Fitness Blog, saying, "Raw food diets are gaining popularity, and if you're already outdoorsy, the simple and natural aspects of this style of eating may appeal to you too..."

Brooke Allen presents Lost in Translation posted at Rambling Brooke.

Lindsay presents Should You Order Beneficial Insects for Your Garden? posted at Off the Urban Grid.

Gregory E. Rouse presents Gardening Plants - Friends and Foes posted at Raised-Bed-Gardening Blog, saying, "My last post talked about plant families, which is a great way to start your planting, but once you understand basic families, there are families that like to be neighbors and even thrive around each other. Learning which plants are friends and which plants are foes is the way to take your garden planting to the next level."

Jessica Reeder presents Agritourism | Uprooted posted at Uprooted.

Bobbie Whitehead presents Plant A Row For Hungry posted at Bobbie Whitehead.

Buck Weber presents Six Great Gardening Websites posted at THE BUCK LIST, saying, "I have put together a few favorite sites that could be beneficial for both those just getting started gardening and the old green thumbed pros."

Sandy Wong presents Guidelines and Basic Tips of Drilling Drainage Hole on Garden Container | Gardening on Cloud 9 posted at Gardening on Cloud 9, saying, "We know that good drainage is the key to healthy plants, but the containers that we find most attractive are often the ones without drainage holes. But we can drill the drainage holes by ourselves, and it is much easier than what most of us would expect. All we need is an electric drill and steady hands. And here, let me show you how to drill holes on our containers."

Strenua presents Grow your own 5 a day posted at Strenua's expedition along the road to health and fitness.

In the Woods

A Keeper's Jackpot presents Poke-O-Moonshine posted at A Keeper's Jackpot.

Gregory E. Rouse presents 21 Tips on Sleeping Warm posted at Wilderness-Survival-Skills Blog, saying, "Sleeping warm is one of the key factors that can make or break an adventure. For a good nights sleep on your next adventure, you may choose to use some or all of the tips listed."

thebarefootbadger presents In Search of the Cassowary posted at The Barefoot Badger, saying, "An tropical encounter with Australia's second largest land bird."

Shannon ODonnell presents a little haze…where are the mountains? posted at a little adrift: a rtw travelogue, saying, "Trekking the Poon Hill circuit of the Annapurnas."

Silicon Valley Blogger presents Fun Day Trip With Kids, Thomas The Tank Engine Style posted at The Digerati Life, saying, "Thanks!"

Open Air

Gregory E. Rouse presents Eagle Cap Wilderness-Lakes Basin posted at Wilderness-Trails Blog, saying, "The Eagle Cap Wilderness lies in the heart of the Wallowa Mountains in Northeastern Oregon on the Wallowa -Whitman National Forest. It was the summer home to the Cheif Joseph Band of the Nez Perce tribe and was used as hunting grounds for bighorn sheep, deer and to gather huckleberries."

Luca presents Planning a BBQ Clambake Party posted at Home and Family Info.

GP presents Roundup’s on the Rider’s Creed « Manely Montana posted at Manely Montana, saying, "Nothing like the great outdoors to make you realize your potential"

Von Marshall presents Custom Golf Clubs posted at The Golf Blogger - Golf Tips - Strategies - Golf resources - Learn to Play Golf, saying, "Every golfer’s physical capability and swing is distinctive. plenty of of today’s best golf clubs can be custom fit for lie angle, shaft type and length, grip type and size. Custom fitting golf clubs involves several easy measurements and a fast self-assessment of your game. This custom golf club has become over a fad that even not so professional golfers check its waters."

Sean Reynolds presents European Motorcycle Trip posted at Creativity. presents Maitri Bagh, Bhilai: Part 1 posted at

Madeleine Begun Kane presents Pedestrian Plea posted at Mad Kane's Humor Blog.

Outdoor Olympians

Colin Timberlake presents My First Marathon: Remixes, iPods and Rookie Mistakes posted at, saying, "The story of my impromptu first marathon and how NOT to run one!"

A Keeper's Jackpot presents Bike and Hike: Warren County Bike Trail posted at A Keeper's Jackpot.


Peter Jones presents Trail Running South Boulder Peak Via Shadow Canyon: Getting Read for the Mountain Running Season posted at Rocky Mountain Raider: Telemark Skiing, Bouldering, and Trail Running in Colorado.

Strenua presents GB look to capitalise on home advantage at Euro Canoe Championships posted at Strenua's expedition along the road to health and fitness.

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marina villatoro said...

Hi! Thanks for putting my post on your cool blog and carnival. I've tweeted it and stumbled it!

A Keeper's Jackpot said...

Thanks for participating and for promoting the carnival!