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On The Line : An Interview with Chris Funk of Zippo

A Flame Ready for Anything An interview with Chris Funk of Zippo You’ve seen the 50 Campfires ads hinting at a new line of Zippo fire starting products. The time has finally come to spill the beans on what is ...

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Big & Bigger Geocaching News

If you’re into geocaching (and who isn’t???) geocaching.com made two big announcements in the last week. How addicted you are will determine which piece of geocaching news you think is “bigger.” Announcement #1: 3,000,000 The planet on which we live ...

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Death At The Desk: 7 Ways To Stay More Active At Work

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Here is the problem simply put: you move around a lot on the weekend, and for eight hours a day Monday thru Friday your movement is very limited. You’re wondering how to stay more active at work. It’s very common ...

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In The Can: Everybody’s Brewing – White Salmon, WA

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The locals in White Salmon, Washington like good food and well crafted beer. When they get a hankering for both, and a clear day is offering up a stunning view of Mt. Hood, they head over to Everybody’s Brewing. It’s ...

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Dean’s Dip Creamy Ranchy Dutch Oven Breakfast

This Dutch oven breakfast bake has a tangy, creamy flavor you don’t find in your average mountain man breakfast. Give it a shot. Dean's Dip Creamy Ranchy Dutch Oven Breakfast   Print Prep time 15 mins Cook time 45 mins ...

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Dean’s Dip Loaded Baked Potato Salad

Leftover campfire baked potatoes from last night’s feast? No problem. You’ll be making extras from now on, just so you have enough to make this salad, too. It’s delicious and simple if you have Dean’s French Onion Dip in the ...

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Dean’s Dip Tater Tot Campfire Casserole

Tater Tot® Hot Dish is the official Minnesota state casserole, but you don’t have to be camping in the Land of 10,000 Lakes to enjoy this one. It’s campfire ready, and has the zesty boost of Dean’s French Onion Dip. ...

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Dean’s Dip Bacon Blue Booster Dip

You gotta try this on nice thick, ridged potato chips and on celery sticks! It’s da bomb! Dean's Dip Bacon Blue Booster Dip   Print Prep time 5 mins Cook time 10 mins Total time 15 mins   Author: 50 ...

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Dean’s Dip Universally Delicious Campsite Spread & Dip

This mixture works great as a dip for chips or crackers, as a sandwich spread, to perk up burgers or sausages, and even as a salad dressing if you thin it out. Dean's Dip Universally Delicious Campsite Spread & Dip ...

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Camping Tips: Folding Your Tent For Longevity

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Folding your tent seems like a pretty straight-forward thing, and it is. However, to make it last longer you want to make sure you fold it differently every time. If you’re folding your tent the same way every time you go ...

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