Minimalist Mum UK

Hello, I'm Briony, a mother to two young children on a mission to get my family outdoors more often and more easily. Join me on my journey from overpacked estate car to grab-’n-go easy camping kit. So leave the lanterns, chuck out the chairs, kiss goodbye to the gadgets and let's go Mini Camping.

email: minfamilycamping@gmail.com

 

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August 9, 2019

A family micro adventure is easily found in your own back garden, and is the perfect way to quickly swap screen time for wild time! Whether you are camping for the first time, or a seasoned glamper with piles of kit, the fun of sleeping under the stars, cooking on a ca...

August 6, 2019

Are you an overwhelmed overpacker? Stuck at home with a huge pile of camping kit in your spare room which is just too stressful to tackle for a short trip? Then why not try a weekend 'mini-camp', leaving some of your larger kit behind for a simple, stress-free get away...

August 4, 2019

Are you keen to camp but worried about how additional needs within your family could be too challenging at a campsite? Here are ten simple tips which may help get you all happily out into nature.

Recent studies show that spending time in nature can reduce stress, anxiet...

July 13, 2018

This large, light and airy summer tent by Coleman looks fantastic and a lot more interesting than other tents. But with a reasonably large pack size and hefty 20kg weight could I handle it on my own? As the UK was in the midst of a heatwave I realised our usual little...

March 27, 2018

The clocks have changed, winter darkness is rapidly disappearing and our thoughts are wondering outside again at last. Long summer evenings are suddenly coming our way so lets be ready to seize them with both hands and get out there!

If your camping kit has been linge...

August 12, 2017

However minimalist you are, eating outdoors requires some basic tools, and some sort of cutlery is essential for preparing and eating food. While fingers are fine for some foods, milky cereal, hot pasta and other messy dishes will definately require some eating utensil...

August 12, 2017

Are you exhausted by the thought of camping with kids? Has your gear got the better of you? Would you rather stay home than face the packing frenzy for a short family camping trip?

I love being outdoors camping with my children, the mummy guilt miraculously stops when w...

July 12, 2017

This small but mighty cook book is packed with 200 recipes to cook and eat outdoors. Not only does the food look absolutely delicious, it is also simple to prepare and many recipes only require a handful of ingredients. It's full of great ideas to glamp-up your camp fo...

July 2, 2017

Feeding a family from a field can be challenging, particularly if you have very young children with you. A hungry toddler crying for food just can’t wait for the bbq coals to heat up, and you may wish for an instant meal to stop the tears and get your tiny buddy from h...

June 11, 2017

Many campers have their own system for storing and managing their gear. We have a large (Primark) bag for all our sleeping bags, mats and compact chairs, and the simple ‘3 Box System’ for virtually everything else. We prepare this at the start of the camping season and...

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