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Campfire Pina Colada

Pineapple, coconut and all that tropical goodness. It’s the making of a delicious Pina Colada cocktail. We’ve stepped a little from the traditional recipe, and have incorporated Sugarlands Pina Colada Moonshine – making this the perfect cocktail to have around ...

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Mother’s Day Gift Guide 2018

Spring is in the air, and before we know it – we’ll be deep in the heart of summer. Our editors have done their homework, and pulled together a handful of Mother’s Day gifts that’ll not only get Mom outside ...

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Wondermade Marshmallows Are Truly Works Of Art

Wondermade is the place to go for gourmet marshmallows and ice cream. When we were planning our trip to Florida we found out about Wondermade and knew that we had to stop. How could we not? Wondermade has marshmallow flavors ...

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Treadbands Stay Put In Any Outdoor Activity

Treadbands take care of a common problem that we’ve all struggled with. You’re on a long hike on a hot summer day and you’re sweaty. Your regular headband is just ok because you have to keep retying it. It doesn’t ...

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On The Line: Photographer and World Traveler – Kylie Fly

Another day, another mountain top for world traveler Kylie Fly.

You might wonder who captures all the incredible images of the 50 Campfires Field Trips. That would be an incredible photographer and kindred outdoor spirit by the name of Kylie Fly.  While she’s based in Salt Lake City, Utah the ...

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5 Gooey Torched Campfire Cones

If you’re a fan of campfire S’MORES, and you’ve never heard of a Campfire Cone – you’re missing out. It’s all of the goodness of America’s favorite campfire treat, neatly packed into an ice cream cone. As you can see ...

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The Heroclip Is A Simple Gadget The Just Makes Things Easier

I was at a trade show a few years ago when I stopped by a booth and saw a goofy carabiner called the Heroclip. I started playing around with it and I immediately wanted one. Why? Because it just made ...

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Homemade Graham Cracker Recipe For S’MORES

While the origin of the word “S’MORES” only dates back to the mid-1970’s, I think we can all agree that there are few campfire recipes that are more known and well loved. In this homemade graham cracker recipe, we’ll show ...

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7 Layer Walking Dessert

So many delicious flavors in one little bag! It’s our 7 Layer Walking Dessert! This is loosely based on 7 Layer Brownies you probably know and love, but this walking version only takes two minutes to put together.  Try it … ...

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Take 5 Walking Dessert

The combo of peanuts, chocolate, caramel and pretzels is possibly one of the finest that we’ve ever come across. As a nod to the candy bar, this is our Take 5 Walking Dessert recipe. This is another sweet and salty recipe. ...

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