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What You Need To Know About The LuminAID Solar Powered Inflatable Light

There are a lot of solar panel devices out there today. Some charge your technological devices, some power lights, and others power entire homes. The LuminAID solar powered inflatable light has the basic characteristics of a solar power device but ...

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Pie Iron Breakfast Recipe: Spicy Sausage and Scrambled Egg Pie

pie iron breakfast recipe

Breakfast is our favorite meal of the day, especially when camping. There is nothing better than getting up early, starting a fire and making a nice hot breakfast to start your day. We love using our pie iron because it ...

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Chorizo and Scrambled Egg Tacos A Delicious Camping Breakfast

The only thing better than waking up in a tent to the chirping of birds and the sounds of nature is making breakfast over a campfire or on the camp stove. Breakfast just tastes better outdoors, especially with some camp ...

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Yummy Campfire Cinnamon Rolls!

campfire cinnamon rolls

A great way to get the kids involved (and occupied) during breakfast prep are these fun, campfire cinnamon rolls. We found sticks and shaved them down into cooking skewers. I packed along some of our favorite cinnamon roll dough (any ...

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Easy Camping Potato Soup Recipe

This easy camping potato soup recipe sings to my Irish blood! It is perfect for a large group, serves 12, and is especially delightful on a cool autumn evening. I first made a pot several years ago at “Harvest Fest.” ...

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Campfire Popcorn

Popcorn is the perfect snack while watching a movie; it is also the perfect snack while sitting around the campfire. Campfire popcorn is warm, buttery and salty and is a great snack to pass around the fire. If you easily ...

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Pie Iron Sandwich – Ravioli with Garlic Toast

Pie Iron Sandwich

I tend to easily get sick of all ‘traditional” camping food and try to make camp cooking fun with new ideas and meals to try over the fire, on the grill or on the camp stove. When cooking over the ...

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Pie Iron Chicken Pot Pie

Pie Iron Chicken Pot Pie

Pot pie is a great home-style comfort food that can easily be brought to the campsite. After a long day of hiking, swimming or geocaching a good warm meal is what you need. But no one wants to spend his ...

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A different S’MORE – Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup S’MORE’s

You may love S’MORE’s just the way they are, but if you are willing to break away from the conventions of a ‘traditional’ S’MORE I highly suggest you give Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups a try. These Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup ...

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The Slackers Slackline Kit Will Be A Hit At Any Campsite

slackers slackline

We had a chance to try out the Slackers Slackline Kit recently, and had a great time. It was easy to set up and would be a great addition to any campsite. All pieces to the kit were well made, ...

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