General Tips for Camping with Family Outdoors

Winter is finally over. The weather is getting nice and it is time for all of us to have some outdoor activities, such as a family camping. Of course, there are a multitude of tips and tricks to follow for a safe camping. Also, these tips allow your time spent camping to be more relaxing and enjoyable.

Family Camping Tents

The camping tent is the focal point of most camping trips. If you’re a beginning camper, there are a couple of different tent tips to remember. First and foremost, practice pitching your camping tent before you head to the campsite. Being able to do it quickly and effectively is extremely valuable. When looking for a place to set up, always look for a “natural bed” of soft, flat soil – but avoid the bottom of hills or valleys. Finally, always set up a tarp below your tent to avoid potential damage or water-logging.

Three Basic Camping Tips

Campers can also benefit from a few non-specific outdoor principles. Rule number one, no matter the time of year, is to dress in (or at least carry) layers. It’s the easiest and most effective way to control your body temperature. Secondly, learn how to use a GPS or map and compass. No matter how familiar you are with a certain wooded area, getting lost among acres of similar-looking trees is very easy. Finally, practice basic outdoor skills such using and sharpening a utility knife, tying various knots, and building a fire. It’s this knowledge that separates the amateurs from the seasoned campers.

camping shower

Gift for Camping

This year is the sixth year of Quictent, which is our common happiness. To feed back constant supports and trust of our honored customers, we are celebrating the birthday party all year around. And in Feb 1st to May 31st, we provide free portable camp shower along with every order of camping tent. This gift can add a score for your perfect camping.

Take For a Camping Trip

It becomes warmer and warmer. Have you ever think about for go for a camping?

Camping is an exciting time of year for the whole family in order to find any peace or solitude! There are many valid reasons for escaping the routines of ordinary life, and camping facilitates that escape for many of us. We all need a return to nature now and then, and we all can benefit with a break from our routines. The thought of sitting around a campfire under a clear sky, gazing up at the stars and listening to the sounds of the night can strengthen our bodies, pacify our minds and restore our spirits. Camping is rejuvenating! However, whether you are going alone into the wilderness, or taking the whole family, you need to ensure you have the right camping equipment to ensure you are safe, comfortable, and raring to go!

Here is a camping list of what to take.

  • A camping tent
  • Storage for in the tent
  • A footprint to keep warmth in
  • A carpet for comfort underfoot
  • A plastic mallet
  • Tent pegs
  • Sleeping bag(s)
  • Food
  • Drinks
  • Eating/drinking tableware
  • Furniture (camping chairs/table)
  • Clothes/Shoes/Spares
  • A bag for dirty washing
  • Games
  • Insect repellent
  • Toilet roll
  • A torch
  • A cool box or bag(s)
  • A camping stove for cooking
  • A lantern for night-time
  • Washbag and towel with toiletries
  • Medicine/First aid kit

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In addtion, in order to bring much fun to your camping trip, you can take with a camping BBQ grill, for instance, a portable fire pit or a charcoal bbq grills. Why to choose the charcoal bbq. When portability is the most important requirement, charcoal grills are a good choices. Charcoal can work and there are several small portable units available; just make sure you have a plan for what to do with the used briquettes.

Pop Up Gazebo’s Usages

When I first heard of the pop up gazebo, I regard it a shelter, like a pop up tent which provide us a cool shade in hot summer and a shelter in windy or rainy days.

If I plan to buy a pop up gazebo, I need it can be worked in inclement weather. Because my clients will usually come to home to discuss the business. Therefore, if it’s pouring down with rain, I need to protect myself and my customers from getting wet. If it is a glorious sunny day, I may even need protection from the sun. This is the key to success of my business. So a pop up gazebo is a necessity for a business owner.

Besides, there’re other usages of pop up gazebos. If you plan for a barbecue party at your backyard, these canopies are a must for such occasions. You can carefree enjoy serving your guests under their roof, like in various trade shows and market stalls.

They are also useful for weddings or anniversaries.

If you love to go to beaches, don’t forget to carry along these easy up awnings. Gazebos will protect you from harmful sunray during hot summer days and give you a good shade to relax and feel at ease. That’s totally different experience compare with those have no gazebo be shelter. Furthermore, pop up gazebos are also essential for camping or trekking. At this time, it acts like a camping tent to offer you a sleeping place.

Among all pop up gazebos, 3m x 3m gazebos are quite popular among users, it covers an area less than 10 square feet and ideal for an average sized garden.

These are reasons that why pop up gazebo becomes so popular today. What are you hesitating?

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Ideas for Spring Activities

The winter comes, can spring be far behind? Yes, after the winter, we will welcome the spring. Spring is a green season with vigor and hope. And it is a BBQ season as well. Most camping BBQ, outdoor BBQ, garden bbq are happened in the spring. This is the reason why the spring is a BBQ season.

So, what’s your plans or ideas for the spring, take some activities?

—Go Hiking—

Many people will say they would go for a hiking. I always vigorously advocating hikes. In my opinion, going hiking is go travelling, you also need to take with the camping equipment, like tents, sleeping bag. You view the scenery and sometimes take adventure. Guys, there are contraindications when going hiking! Do not drag your favorite hiking force. This is a bad way to combine business with pleasure. And the rest do not really scare the girl from going forever. This also applies to children. You can not drag them to a campaign against their will. Do not expect that so you will be able to distract them from bad habits and instill a love of nature and outdoor activities. can not be forced. So do not take it with you to the mountains and take time off the doubters who resisted and discouraged.

—Go Camping—

Some would prefer the camping. Because camping is quite an adventure. Going out into the wilderness and sleeping under the stars can be a powerful experience. And you can also smell the fragrance of the grass, trees and dewdrops. Lying in your camping tent, listening to the singing of birds and see birds flying over your tent.

—Take a Outdoor Barbecue—

My ideas for spring activities is the camping BBQ. Just as we talked above, spring is a season belongs to barbecue. For the barbecue equipment, you can’t miss the frontier camping stove and tents for camping, even a 2 – 3 man tent. However, if you plan to go for camping and take a BBQ during the camping. If you just want to do it in your garden or a park that can take barbecue near your living place, you just need to take with a portable fire pit and seasoning or sauce for the meat, and the food you want to barbecue.

Card Games Appropriate for Gatherings in the Marquee

play cards in the camping tent

play cards in the camping tent


Sometimes, maybe you will feel bored if you choose to just chat and drink with your friends for a long time in the party. Card games are the popular activities among the friends to kill time, which can be one of your choices. In the hot summer days, ask some friends to play the card games in the marquee, not only you can enjoy the cool, but also spend the interesting day. Or if you and your friends decide to go camping, you and your friends can also choose to play cards in the camping tent to kill time.
Just because of this, I would like to introduce some interesting card games for you; they are popular in the America or other country, and also easy to learn. If you are interested in it, you can read its rules from the Internet; maybe it can bring you much happiness for your journey and gatherings.
Magic: The Gathering (MTG; also known as Magic) is the first collectable card game, created by Richard Garfield and introduced in 1993 by Wizards of the Coast. Magic continues to thrive, with approximately twelve million players as of 2011. Magic can be played by two or more players each using a deck of printed cards or a deck of virtual cards through the Internet-based Magic: The Gathering Online or third-party programs.
Uno is an American card game who is played with a specially printed deck (see Mau Mau for an almost identical game played with normal playing cards). The game was originally developed in 1971 by Merle Robbins in Reading, Ohio, a suburb of Cincinnati. It has been a Mattel product since 1992. The game’s general principles put it into the Crazy Eights family of card games.
Texas hold ’em (also known as hold ’em or holdem) is a variation of the standard card game of poker. The game consists of two cards being dealt face down to each player and then five community cards being placed face-up by the dealer—a series of three (“the flop”) then two additional single cards (“the turn” and “the river” or “fourth and fifth street” respectively), with players having the option to check, bet, raise or fold after each deal; i.e., betting may occur prior to the flop, “on the flop”, “on the turn”, and “on the river”. Texas Hold ’em is the “H” game featured in H.O.R.S.E and in H.O.S.E.
The Killers of the Three Kingdoms known as San-Guo-Sha in Chinese, is the most popular card game in China. Based on the classic Chinese novel, “Romance of the Three Kingdoms”, the game was invented by Yoka Studio in 2008, and it is similar to the popular American card game, Magic: the Gathering.
These introductions of card games come from Wikipedia, so if you want to find more, click Wikipedia. There you will see more information about these card games.
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Grow Tents for Indoor Gardening

Grow Tent
Grow Tent

If you are a camping lover, you must be familiar with the camping tent; if you are a garden lover, you must know greenhouse. If you are a garden lover but haven’t grown plants just because you are living at the top of a high-rise apartment, you definitely don’t know what a grow tent is.

What is a grow tent? From a functional perspective, it can be also called an indoor mini greenhouse. With a grow tent, you can enjoy the fun of gardening indoor even your home is not spacious. What’s more, a grow tent may be used in conjunction with a hydroponics system, which allows you to garden and grow plants without the use of soil. This sounds really amazing for those who live at the top of an apartment building and have nowhere to get rich soil to for encourage plants to thrive.

If you are planning to get a grow tent for indoor gardening, I suppose you would like to use it with the hydroponics system. In order to make the best use out of the grow tent, you should also get a few indoor gardening supplies to round out and complete your plant growing setup.

One of the most important hydroponics supplies is indoor grow light. The grow tents are usually square shaped and can be totally enclosed so the grow lights will take the place of sunlight most of the time. Use the indoor grow lights to mimic natural sunlight is good for your plants.

Since there is no soil for your plants to thrive, the plant food is another necessity. The plant food which is known as nutrient can be mixed into water to create a nutrient solution in hydroponic gardening. Another advantage of use the nutrient is that you can use different amounts of it to suit specific types of plants at certain stages of growth.

Using hydroponics has many advantages but there is still a drawback that: because the crown of the plant is always submerged in water, it gets rot easily. You can use nets or trays to prevent this from happening, and use pumps to change the water level so that the roots can take up the liquid food.

Three Rooms Family Camping Tents from Quitent

For family camping or group camping, the 3 rooms large family camping tent is the commonest and most useful tent than other pop up tents. It is available to separate it into three rooms for independent use. For a family trip, one foe girls, one for boys and one for parents. For a group camping, it can be used for storage of camping gear, sleeping and other uses. The common capacity is available for 3-10 people and the removable sleeping areas enables you to change the use of the space as you want such as save more space for other camping gears.

1Clear the area where the three room tent will be setup from rocks, sticks and hard or sharp debris. Lay the tent on the ground with the nylon portion facing up. Turn the tent so the doors are facing the desired directions.

2 Fix the camping tents sturdily using the stakes. All the stakes should be pushed into the stake loops and hammered into the ground on an angle. Before you hammering the stakes, make sure the marquee for sale or tent are taut as possible to avoid the wrinkling.

3 Make the poles of those pop up tents in the way they should be. Firstly you have to snap together all of the poles as they support all the weight of the camping tent, then Slide the poles into the nylon sleeves built into the tent’s fabric. There will be a little difficult to set up to compare to the other normal dome tents, there are more poles to create other rooms.

4 Make full use of the poles in the right way. Push the end of one pole into the pole pocket designed to hold it, or onto the pin that goes into the bottom of the pole. Do the same to the other poles to fix the large family dome tent.

5 Lay the rainfly over the top of the three room tent. Attach the rainfly with hooks, clips, snaps, ties or hook and loop closures. If your rainfly has poles that must go into the rainfly before it is put on the tent, unfold the poles, push them together and slide them into the rainfly before laying the rainfly over the camping tent.

6 Using the guylines to the nylon loops to settle your camping tents as sturdy as you can to make sure the full use of the space and the safety when using them. You have to connecting the inside fabric walls in order to make sure all the inside tents are completely extended.

 

 

 

Uses of Party Tents

There are lot of things need to be considered for you to prepare an outdoorparty tent. Before the invitations are even sent out, you have to figure out the guests you will invite and the venue you where you will hold the gathering. If the party comes out to be an outdoor party, some party tents are needed. Check this article to fine more information about the marquee  for sale and how to use them.

These tents come in a variety of different sizes. Those who have smaller set yards or are having more intimate party should choose the smaller tents. This is going to help to create the right mood for the guests and allow them to enjoy the back yard, even when the weather is not looking so great.

As outdoor equipment, those 4x8m heavy duty party tents have another advantage that it is more time-saving than others which can be set up within an hour. Of course, this progress can be various depending on the size of those elegant  party tents and the amount of people you are working together with.

There are a number of different uses for party tents. People who are having birthday parties or even weddings can really benefit from having one of them set up. Be sure to plan ahead and figure out how many people will be attending so that the right size is purchased as well as the right number of tents.

There is no need to buy a brand new party tent when it can be rented. Those who only plan on getting married one time will only need the party tent for a day or two to celebrate the big day. However, those who like to have a number of different parties throughout the year are going to benefit more from owning. It all comes down to what the item is needed for as well as how often.

Those pop up tents are versatile for any occasion and you can buy one or rent one for personal use or business purpose. Therefore, it is really a good buy for your backyards or other outdoor events. you can check http://www.quictents.co.uk to get your ideal party tents or camping tents.

 

 

 

 

 

 

What to Bring for a Winter Camping

Winter camping be more peaceful and exciting than you thought to be although most campers won’t prefer to camp in winter. Of course, there are more chalenge than camping on the warmer month, staying warm is biggest chanllenging among thoese such as the weather is harder to predict and avoidable in man case. Therefore you have to prepare more well before you staeting off and find the right camping gear such as camping tents.

 Warm Winter Clothes

Some waterproof cloth are preferable for a winter camping as cloth in other materials will be easy to get wet no matter couse the snow,rain or your sweat and will take a long time to dry them. Therefore,no matter for the camping tent or wearings, wool or synthetic materials will be good choice. What’s more, the have to make sure the clothes you wear are easy to put off to accommdate with the changing weather or the difference in and out of the marquee. Besides the cloth you wear, the socks, Gaiters and sturdy, well-insulated boots will make you journey easier.

 .Cold-Weather Sleeping Bag

A well-insulated, cold-weather sleeping bag is an essential winter camping item. Most sleeping bags note on the label or somewhere on the exterior the minimum temperature they can withstand before losing heat. Bring a winter sleeping bag that will keep you warm in temperatures well below those you expect to encounter. Placing a water bottle filled with hot water will help heat up your bag as well. Always sleep on top of some kind of sleeping pad to prevent losing heat to the cold ground. Choose a mummy-style sleeping bag with a hood so that you stay covered throughout the night.

 High-Caloric Balanced Foods

Caloric requirements are higher in winter because you need more energy to stay warm. Bring about 50 percent simple sugars and complex carbohydrates such as rice, bread, dried fruit, candy and cereal. About 20 percent of your food supply should be proteins like meat, fish, eggs and nuts. Thirty percent should be fats like cheese, butter, pepperoni and salami. Depending on your daily activities, you’ll need to consume between 1,500 (basal metabolism) and 4,500 calories (winter backpacking). Be sure to bring ingredients for hot drinks like tea, cider or hot cocoa.

 Snow-Proof Winter Tent

The choice of camping tents in the winter camping is the most important thing you have to consider as it will be the teporary shelter for you. For a winter camping,  pop up tents you choose must be snow avoidable and be sturdy to surpport the dropping snow. Make you sure that the marquee tent is big enough to handle all the bulky you bring as they are much more than camping in warm weather, especilly for family camping tents. Just check all the essentials you need for camping and recheck the camping gears before start off.

Classic Portable Frontier Camping Stove from Quictent

When you are enjoy a camping, besides camping tents and other outdoor equipment, a camping stove is vital item if you are planning an outdoor kitchen during your journey. A proper size and weight are very important as you want it to be enough for food cooking and easy to carry around, what’s more the fuel of a camping stove may also be important.

1 Figure out where to go before you get, a backpacking or camping at a park.

For the former one, more matters should come to the weight and operation as you have to carry everything your own. But for the later one, it will be easier, almost all are suitable. Classic Portable Frontier Camping Stove will be your best choice.

2 Be clear about the amount of people you want to feed in your journey which will decide the size of camping stoves. For instance, you have to take a as many as 6 burners available if there are more than five people with you.

3 Choose your fuel source.  The common choice in the market is propane and liquid camp fuel. Both of them have advantages compared with other, the former one is easier to carry as it was contained in a bottle. The latter is more efficient and performs better in the colder weather.

4 Be clear about the food you are going to cook on the camping stove. if you are planning to have pancakes and bacon for your breakfast, you’d better choose one with a griddle attachment. you can even get hoe coffee on that stove if you have proper pot.

5 Check the camping stove if you are buy it in an offline stove. May be it will be permitted, but you can feel them in person, such as the output or other  approachable function. But if you are buying one from an online shop such as Quictent or Astove, don’t worry, you can check the reviews to get some feedback from the customers, they are direct users.