Day 3 of Contest and Event Notice

     May 4th is a big deal, it is a World Wide Celebration and the caching community is going to bring new meaning to “May the 4th be with you!” Railroader921 & Madambutterfly1822 are teaming up to bring you an Epic Event. They definatly have the 4th!
    Start the day off with a World Wide Flash Mob at
When: May 4th 2013, 11:00 - 11:15am EXACTLY!!
Where: At or very near the posted coordinates (address for the non cachers 1060 S 900 W, Salt Lake City, UT 84104)
Why: Snap a picture and Sign the event log.
This Flash Mob is just the starting point to an amazing day of fun. Once you are done being a part of a WWFM you will have the opportunity to enjoy the next event on the days schedule:
You might be asking yourself what face painting, poker, white elephant, BBQ, CITO , Geocaching Coins and Shenanigans have in common…
You guessed it…the best May 4th event ever!

  • Game cards handed out in return for a White Elephant Prize donated to the prize table. Come and go as you please!
  • Geocaching Poker Run Begins. 7 unique temporary caches to find!
  • Organized outdoor games for kids and family in the park.
  • Poker and Card Games at the Pavilion: played with geocoins, travel-bugs, trackables, pathtags, etc.

  • Sign the Event Logbook. Barbeque Pot Luck Barbeque at the Pavilion (You only need to attend the BBQ to log a find on this event) .

  • Tie Breaking contests. Poker Run White Elephant Prizes awarded.

  • CITO around the park and along the Jordan River walkway
"What to Bring"…Your white elephant gifts, sense of adventure and a dish to share. I heard there is a need for salads. Bring your drinks and ice. The wonderful hosts provide paper plates, napkins, and plastic ware. Everyone bring their own meat items to BBQ.
     I think MadamButterfly sums it up best with her note on the event page:
“Make new friends and greet the old. Bring kids, dogs (on a leash), a white elephant, something for the pot luck, and come prepared to have a ball! There will be something for EVERYONE at this wild and crazy event! When Railroader921 and Madambutterfly1822 get together, we pull out all the stops to give you a good time!!! The setting is a lovely park and spacious picnic pavilion, covered in case of rain. Along with a yummy pot luck BBQ picnic, there will be plenty of family activities, including a playground for the kiddies, beach volleyball, a softball game, Frisbee toss, pin the GPS on the Froggie (Signal, of course) and face painting. But the BEST part, of course, will be the Poker Run! 7 different kinds of caches await your discovery! This will be a BLAST!!!! Find and stamp your card for all seven and collect your poker card hand. Then, make the best hand you can by trading swag, bartering, bribing, or any other means you can think of. Chances are you may win a funny, fabulous white elephant prize! Of course there will be time for discovering geocoins and Travel Bugs and Don't Forget your Camera! FUN, FOOD, CACHING AND FRIENDS....What more can you ask for than that? Please join us! It won't be the same if you're not there. Help us plan better by remembering to log in your RSVP. Tell us how many are in your party and what side dish you'll bring. You might want to bring along some camping chairs if the picnic tables fill up and a table cloth.
List to bring: drinks, meat to BBQ, side dish, swag for trading cards, ball mitt (opt), white elephant, camp chair, and an expectation for lots of FUN!”

     Balkamper13 & I will be there helping out and we want to see you as well. We will post pictures here for those of you that live too far away. So make sure you log a will attend and plan on a day of amazing fun, when Railroader921 & MadamButterfly1822 team up…the results are unlike anything you have seen before!

     Make sure you leave your comment so you will be entered in the 101 Devil Caches giveaway. There will be 7 posts in 7 days and you must comment on each, you can find them under the contest tab.

Happy Caching!

Road trip to the GPS Adventures Maze Exhibit


  Road trip to the GPS Adventures Maze Exhibit - Wildlife Experience GC42F2J

     On Saturday April 13 2013 we set out from Salt Lake City, UT on a trip to Parker, CO. Our mission was simple, we wanted to see the GPS Adventures Maze Exhibit - Wildlife Experience GC42F2J. I love collecting different icons for my geocaching profile, and this is one I did not have. We were not even an hour on the road and we hit a nice rain storm going through the canyon towards Wyoming. About 100 miles later that rain decided to turn into snow. For anyone who has driven the I-80 across WY you know the snow is crazy out there. There were times I was driving 25 mph on the freeway and was worried we were going to slide off. But I was also not going to let a little snow stop me from seeing this maze. We decided to stop for the night in Cheyenne,WY since the drive was taking a bit longer than expected.20130413_222133 After letting the boys swim for a bit at the motel and resting ourselves we had the Idea to hurry and drive to Nebraska to find a few caches. This was also a state that we had not found a cache in yet. We made it to Nebraska about 11pm in the pouring rain and found Welcome to Nebraska GC1MBEK and McToys I found in my Other Caches GCN3GB Just to make sure we had a find in the state. We think the extra 100 miles of driving was way worth having another state on the map. On Sunday morning we woke up and found a few caches in Cheyenne, WY then and hit the road towards Denver, CO. About an hour into our drive we saw a great sight that caught both our eyes. The Budweiser plant in Fort Collins, CO.

This was a great pit stop for all of us. They offer a tour and you can see the stables for the Clydesdale horses. They also offer two free 11 ounce samples of tasty beverages. They boys got root beer and pretzels. Darcey and I both enjoyed a few cold brews from the taps then we went on a little self guided tour.20130414_120353
I must suggest to anyone who is in the area stop by and check this place out. There are also a few caches to find in the area. I would  suggest looking for Mountain Vista 15 GC2K8NT the cache is only a few hundred feet from the parking lot and is a fun tricky hide. I almost gave up until reading the logs about how tricky it was.
After that awesome pit stop we hit the road again. About an hour later we arrived at the GPS Adventures Maze Exhibit - Wildlife Experience GC42F2J.  
This was by far one of the most fun filled family trips we have taken so far. After the adventure maze we met up with a few great people from the Rocky Mountain DGS for dinner. We had a great time exchanging stories, discovering trackables and just shooting the breeze. We will do a post in the future about meeting these awesome folks and another about our visit to the maze. Thanks for reading LIVELOVECACHE.COM. Here are a few more pictures from the trip if you would like to take a look.

Don't forget to leave a comment on this post, it is one of our 7 posts in 7 days. If you comment on all posts from April 28th to May 5th 2013, you will be in the running for a copy of 101 Devil Caches signed by the authors. Thanks for sharing our adventures and reading our blog.
Happy Caching!

101 Devil Caches Book Review & Giveaway

Are you ready to win the must have cache creating book of our time? If you are not sure, read the reviews and you will be convinced, you must own this book and you ARE ready to win your copy signed by the authors by EJ Martin and Kurt Milligan! devilcache_index      We feel bad for not keeping up with our postings in April, so to make it up to you we are doing 7 posts in 7 days. To keep your interest high, we are combining our 7/7 postings with an amazing giveaway/contest!   In order to be in the running to win this author signed copy of 101 Devil Caches you must comment on each of the 7 posts in 7 days. This contest starts Today 4/28/2013 and will end on 5/5/2013. You do not have to comment daily, you can comment on all 7 posts at your leisure, can even be all at once. You need to have all of your comments submitted by 5/6/2013. The winner will be announced and notified on 5/7/2013. This is the best giveaway to date on our blog so don’t miss your chance to win: devil_cache_edit-195x300
Book Reviews:We were so excited to review this book! After reading it and loving it we decided to invite two of the best cachers in Utah to review the book with us to make sure we were presenting you with the best review possible.
Review By RN&Terrier
I found this book to be both inspirational and educational. The authors give oodles of advantageous background information for the beginner cacher. Yet there is still plenty rnstone2of knowledge to be gleaned for the experienced adventurer. I loved reading through the chapter on how to create devilish caches that will challenge your fellow cachers wit or utterly bewilder them. I have found many of these evil caches around the USA - but I absolutely enjoyed the easy to follow instructions on how they were created! This book will take you on new adventures and challenge us to step up and create even more diabolical caches .... perhaps for a follow up book entitled Hellish Caches to plague your fellow treasure hunters ;) After reading this book you will be inspired to run down to your local hardware store and get started building wicked caches!
P.S. I would implore to the authors that their next book teach cachers all the tricks, websites, and how to's on solving geocaching puzzles!! Pretty pretty please :]
A special congrats to RN&Terrier…She just reached a milestone of 6000 cache finds! WOOT WOOT Congrats! With 6000 finds, she is a more than qualified reviewer!

 Review ByMadambutterfly1822     This is a wonderful book for geocachers, whether it be for beginners or advanced. It is well written, easy to understand, and gives a thorough coverage of its topics. From it, I learned from the first 15-20 minutes of reading, things it took me over a year to learn in bits and pieces from experience.madam1 It begins with a history of the sport of geocaching, complete with a list of the equipment needed. It explains the "ethic expectations" of good geocaching, such as leaving invisible footprints, respecting the rules, and respecting the COs and fellow cachers. It covers everything from "GC terms to know", how satellite positioning works, how to use different apps on a GPS, to whatever else you need to know to play the game. The promotes emphasizes the importance of following safety procedures both at home during the construction of the projects and in the wild. It offers easy-to-understand directions on how to get registered with as well as several other geocaching websites which may be used for the game or shopping for various geocache items, as well as how to navigate the website and how to use your GPS device to help you actually FIND A CACHE, which, after all, is the whole point.      While all these sections are informative and helpful, the real fun of the book begins with the second half of the book on THE MAKING AND HIDING OF A CACHE, and in this, the authors excel. If you are a cache placer who has limited yourself to merely putting out nanos or magnetic micros attached to a stop sign or tucked under a fire hydrant, believe me, reading this book will inspire you to greater ambitions! Having been friends since boyhood, as well as partners in the sport, these two maniacs have both found-and-shared and created their own exceedingly evil geocaches that will leave the rest of us grinning with envy. Grinning, because, after reading this book, we will be able to go out and become just as evil ourselves. HA! HA! HA! HA! (evil laugh). With clear, precise illustrations as well as explicit instructions, 101 diabolical cache ideas are presented. Many are humorous. Others are, well, just plain MEAN. Undoubtedly, they guarantee the seeker will laugh, cry, grit teeth, pop knuckles, kick the nearest tree, and curse right up until the second they make the FIND. Then they will laugh and grin from ear to ear! Use these cache ideas, my friends, and they most assuredly will most rack you up lots of favorite points! Included among these are the crushed can cache, the chewing gum cache, the scary log cache, the water spigot cache, the fake deadbolt cache, and the bailing bucket cache, to name but a few. While it may be noted that several of the projects require at least a rudimentary grasp of wood shop skills, most do not. Most are constructed of easily-attainable odds and ends, with a very do-able assembly. This is a good thing, as my personal expertise right now goes only as far as what I can rig up with a few wires and duct tape. Watch out, however! After reading this book, my skills have gone up at least three notches! As for those readers who actually know how to run a jigsaw or hook up a current with wires, you will probably want to take some of the ideas in the book to the next level and concoct you own more complicated (meaning, downright sinister) versions. In fact, coming up with your own spinoffs is highly encouraged. Although I certainly intend to duplicate many of these ideas for myself, I am also (like many of you) the type that likes my caches to be one-of-a-kind. I am anticipating this book will become a springboard; I can't wait to see where these ideas can lead me! Hopefully, on a journey to create my own equally-dastardly devices. In short, I loved this book. I would highly recommend it as an inspiration for the future sneaky, sinfully- perverse, delightful frustrations I intend to inflict on my dear finders. I am determined to progress from a gentle lamb whose caches always fall within the realm of no more than a 2-difficulty rating to a lioness whose 4-difficulty caches lie in wait to pounce on their prey! Read 101 DEVIL CACHES by EJ Martin and Kurt Milligan to see how you can do the same! Watch out, my friends! You have fair warning. HA! HA! HA! HA! Madambutterfly1822     
     Balkamper13 & I are also huge fans of this book. When we got it we started reading it immediately. We could not put it down. We loved how it covered the history of caching as well as ideals on how to keep caching fun. Both of us are preachers of quality fun caches that exceed the micro hide. This book is the definition of this! This is a must read/have. If you can’t wait to see if you win one you can get your copy on Amazon or at Madcacher Geocaching Blog. Thank You EJ Martin and Kurt Milligan for the opportunity to review your fantastic book! Make sure you leave your comment and be ready for post #2 of our 7 posts in 7 days. We are going to catch up on some of the posts we missed in April! Happy Caching!

I Suck at Geocaching (ISAG)


     Our official membership cards arrived. Balkamper13 and I found a wonderful surprise in our stack of mail…our membership cards to ISAG! Thank you so much to Gummybayer!

     For those of you not familiar with ISAG, it is a group of 309 cachers that share their DNF experiences with other I Suck At Geocaching members on Facebook. We received and invite from Railroader921 and we are glad we did. We had a blast reading about other cachers and their DNF tales. We were sold on a group that admits caching defeats. Too often people won’t log a DNF. This group not only encourages it, they celebrate your DNF count. They even share a link to help you find your DNF ratio


The above picture is the back side of the ISAG membership card, it sums up the ISAG group…”No Longer in Denial".”


Thanks again to Gummybayer, this was such a nice surprise. We encourage you all to check out ISAG it is a fun group.

We are sorry we have been sucking at posting, we have so much to catch you up on….we have a list of posts we need to get to and I am working on some now. Everything from our acceptance into the Dirtbag Geocaching Society, caching trip to the GPS Adventure Maze Exhibit, upcoming event GEOCACHING POKER RUN AND WHITE ELEPHANT PARTY and 101 Devil Caches Book review and giveaway! Keep following us and we will try to not suck as bad with our posts, we spent more time caching and doing caching things than posting, now we will be playing catch up, it is worth it because of your great comments and following!

Happy Caching!






    Our entry's for the WELL DWELLERS TB RACE are finally complete. I took a few more of my lost tracking numbers and made up some tags to get them going again. I also made up a little racing tag to tell the goals of the killer little ducks. 20130425_213534In all we are entering 10 trackables into this race. In the past we have had some great success with our duck replacement TB’s so we are giving them a try in the race. We hope that these little guys will have awesome adventures and travel well.


    For those of you who have not heard about this great race there is still a chance to enter if you hurry. the race is from the WELL DWELLERS (TB REST HOME) GC2T11J to GROUNDSPEAK HEADQUARTERS GCK25B

and back. If you would like to enter package up your trackables (you are welcome to enter as many as you would like) and send them to TERRIFROG before 5-1-2013. This only gives you a few days so HURRY.



Great birthday gift from my brother.


Great birthday gift from my brother.

On Saturday April 13th I celebrated my birthday with my sweetheart and our boys. We took a trip to Denver,CO (this story will come in a later post). On our way home we stopped in Green River, WY to say hello to my big brother Paul aka ISME1922. He is the guy in who writes the awesome blog I must say he surprised me with one hell of a birthday gift. A nice hollowed out log geocache.



This cache is freaking awesome. I can tell it took him hours of hard work to put this HOLY SWEET CACHE together. Inside the log was two sets of AA batteries (for the gps) and some Clorox handy wipes. What a great gift from a killer brother. I am a little scared to hide this bad boy because its so cool. He has also taken the time to put strong magnets on the lid part of log to hold it all together.  I think we will be waiting until we move to hide this one in hopes it will e our new front yard cache. I want to send a big thanks out to everyone for the great great birthday wishes.



20130417_155503Sorry about the lapse between posts with all the fun stuff we have been doing this month we have not had much time to get it posted. We will be getting some more stories up soon.


YES IT IS TRUE…Groundspeak has introduced a new cache type called a T.I.N.Y

“Just when I think Groundspeak can’t get any stupider, they go and REDEEM themselves with a wonderful new cache type, T.I.N.Y..” (Quote adapted from Dumb and Dumber)
If you missed the video of the new cache type I will include it at the end of my post. I am too excited to share our first few T.I.N.Y. caches with you. I have been working all morning!
I have enlarged the photos so you don’t have to use a magnifying glass to see. Normally T.I.N.Y. caches take special eyesight enhancing equipment!
First cache is called “The DIRTy Truth”–Hint: Mike Rowe would call this a DIRTy find!
Second Cache is called “Don’t Break your Mammas’ Back”- Hint:Where the sidewalk CRACKS
I HOPE These get published today! Can’t wait to read the logs! I also hope this has encouraged you all to hide your own T.I.N.Y caches. This new category makes a Mr. Magnito look like a 5 gallon bucket! I am happy Groundspeak finally listened to us and promoted a cache size that we will like way better than a dumb ammo can size hide! Thanks Groundspeak!
Here is the video link: Warning: The song is kinda catchy!
Even Ants will like this size!
Happy Caching…things happening this week….101 Devil Caches book contest revealed and new event positing by!