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Cozy Winter Nights Start with Coffee Cocktails

coffee cocktails all begin with good coffee

Most outdoor lovers love to start the day with coffee. While these concoctions might be a bit potent to sip while enjoying the sunrise, come those evening hours of staring into the crackling campfire, these hot coffee cocktails are just ...

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27 Great Hiking Trails Near New York City

New York City is well-known for walking. People there walk to work; walk to lunch; walk home; at the very least walk to the subway or train station. They walk their dogs. Even with all that walking, many seek places ...

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10 Destinations With Names Outdoor Lovers Will Love

Outdoor lovers will love these romantic destination names, and checking out these great places themselves. It’s a quote that certainly fits around Valentine’s day. It’s got roses. It’s from “Romeo and Juliet.” It applies to outdoor lovers as much as ...

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7 Fruit Cutting Shortcuts To Save Time

When you’re preparing meals at the campsite or food to take along on a picnic or camping trip, you don’t want to spend a lot of time. Of course, you want great tasting food, but if there’s any way you ...

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7 Ways To Sharpen a Camping Knife: Pros Vs. Cons

how to sharpen a camping knife

How To Sharpen a Camping Knife Every camper needs a knife. Er … check that. Every camper needs several knives. You’ll want an EDC that lives in your pocket whether you’re wearing your business casual, your favorite jeans, or your ...

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Victorinox Swiss Army Wine Master: Review

It’s true that we like sleeping on the ground and wearing dirty clothes for a week. However, we like the finer things in life too. We love well-made gear, and we appreciate craftsmanship. Add to that our love for spirits ...

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10 Things Every American Should Know About Our National Parks

Have you ever dreamed of owning a piece of land? The type of place where you could camp, hike, fish and just get away from it all? Well…you already do. America invented National Parks, and the rest of the world ...

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Gear You Need for Winter Grilling

Winter grilling is a right of passage for real outdoor cooks.

The passion for great food cooked outdoors knows no bounds … at least ones set by the thermometer, barometer, or anemometer! Winter grilling is an outdoor cook’s right of passage, but getting the job done is always easier when you ...

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Airbnb Experiences & Accommodations for Outdoor Lovers

Airbnb outdoor destinations are romantic for lovers of the outdoors.

Finding a romantic outdoor getaway has never been so easy. The world is literally at your fingertips. Airbnb not only offers a wide range of camping and glamping accommodations, they now catalog customizable Airbnb experiences as well. There are a ...

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How To Clean, Care For Cast Iron Cookware

How To Clean Your Cast Iron Cooking–The Straight Truth Cleaning & Care If you want to experience information overload, just Google “cleaning cast iron cookware.” You will find so many conflicting ideas and theories you might just say “Forget it!” and ...

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