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Untitled. Instant Oatmeal (Just Like the Packets) Post by community member: CindyP Growing up, we had pretty strict menus in the fall and winter months–potato soup every Saturday for lunch, bean soup every Saturday night, fried chicken every Sunday for dinner, and oatmeal every.single.morning. And we weren’t allowed to leave anything on our plate, either. Now, I understand and can appreciate it–all the way up to the oatmeal every.single.morning. I love my Mom and don’t want to say anything bad about her cooking because in every other way she was a fabulous cook. Imagine a glummy glop of something being in your bowl every single morning from the beginning of September through the end of April. I still have that vision every time I think of eating a bowl of oatmeal. But, of course, I could not see myself paying almost $3 for 10 packets of instant oatmeal.

I searched the web to figure out what are in those little packets that make them so edible (besides the flavoring). How to make Instant Oatmeal Packets: Printable. Container Stories. The dog days of summer bring with it a wanderlust to pack up the car and hit the road. And that's just what this dog Eli - and his dad David, did! Actually David did all the packing while his precious, four-year-old Golden Retriever eagerly awaited the getaway to the Santa Monica Mountains. Featured Products: Folding Trunk Organizer // Grey Utility Trays // GearTie Twist Ties // Eagle Creek Flame Orange Specter Pack-it Sacs // Nap Sac Travel Blanket and Pillow // Monkey Mat Quilted Blanket // Bon Ton Doggy Pick-up Kit // Pet Travel-Tainer // The Watering Hole Dog Bowl // Pocket Moleskin Soft Ruled Notebook // Weatherproof Survival Kit // Thermos Vacumm Insulated Food Jar // Black Pocket Poncho by reisenthel David definitely took our advice to maximize every inch of space with the use of crates or bins that prevent items from shifting in the trunk.

Food, doggie toys and Eli's own blanket fill our Utility Trays. Eli looks like he had a pretty comfortable ride, huh? Untitled. Weights & Dimensions Overall Product Weight: 7 lbs Features Assembly About the Manufacturer Napier is the world’s largest developer and distributor of Vehicle Camping Tents. More About This Product When you buy a Napier Outdoors Sportz Cove 2 Person Tent online from Wayfair, we make it as easy as possible for you to find out when your product will be delivered.

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I don’t need a shower, oven, toilet, bunk beds, hood fan, or masses of storage. The motorcycle-grade trailers and fold-out tent-trailers are great, but you can’t cook INSIDE of them. You used to be able to buy fully-featured traditional-styled popup-campers weighing less than 900 lbs; nobody makes them any more. I’ve seen some self-made teardrop trailers where the roof folds upward at the back – making the rear interior space livable/workable. Map of Campers for sale in the Tampa Bay Area. - Home. Simple camping trailer. Install a Solar Car Kit on Top of Your Car. A solar car kit can be used to convert a conventional car to run on solar energy. Not only are solar kits affordable, but they can also help you do your bit for the environment. A solar kit can be installed on virtually any type of car, but it is easiest to convert an electric vehicle to run on solar power.

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They can be rolled out to any percentage of open, meaning you can pull out just a small bit if space is limited. Fiamma F45i ($700 + brackets + freight): this is the premium campervan awning. Aluminum case; hand crank with optional electric motor; heavy-duty material. Fiamma F65: larger than the F45, otherwise similar. Dometic Horizon (aka A&E Horizon) (~$800 + freight): Now known as Dometic, used to be A&E. Rhino Rack Foxwing Awning ($600): Very cool - comes out and wraps around 270 degrees, to shade the side and the back of your vehicle. 100% UV protection, and available for either the left or right side of the vehicle. Bag awnings Fiamma F35 Pro: another nice awning from Fiamma. More pictures and information on this thread. Gear. Camping. Camping. Hiking & vagabondism. Hiking & vagabondism. Traveling Blogs. Traveling Blogs. Travel Tips. Travel Tips.

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Most can’t be found in a book. Think hard and you may discover you’ve built some up yourself: A bandanna doubles as a beer koozie. Hearts is the perfect camp card game. A ghost story is best told with someone hiding in the woods supplying sound effects. But the best camping hacks come from people whose hearts and minds are constantly on the next meadow and copse, the trailhead, mountaintop or campsite. Alastair Humphreys National Geographic Adventurer of the Year Popcorn kernels are a gem of a trick. Black peppercorns. Alex Walker Guide and Operator, Serian Safari Camps Parker Liautaud Polar Explorer Be organized. Car Camping. 100 Days of Overthinking: An Illustrated Diary of Mental Meanderings.

By Maria Popova “My experience is what I agree to attend to,” William James wrote in his timeless treatise on attention and multitasking, and yet at any given moment we notice only a fraction of what is actually going on around us. The vast majority of our attention is spent on rumination, speculation, daydreaming, and the various acrobatics of anxiety, hope, and fear that occupy our inwardly oriented minds. But while mind-wandering may be integral to creativity, it has also been shown to rob us of happiness by ejecting us from presence. That all too human tendency is what Brooklyn-based Dominican designer María Sanoja confronts in 100 Days of Overthinking. Sanoja writes: I was overthinking, as usual, when I bumped into this blackboard outside a café that I pass by every day.

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I always take my dogs, Sadie and Rusty with me. Make sure your dog’s vaccinations are up to date with a phone call to your vet. You may want to apply flea and tick preventive on your dog. Be sure to have an updated ID tag and/or microchip on your dog, just in case your dog gets lost. Make sure your destination allows dogs; most campgrounds are dog friendly but some national parks like Yosemite allow dogs only in certain campsites. When picking out your campsite try to get one that offers your dog some shade. Pack enough dog food and water for your pooch. Bring your dog’s brush with you to remove stickers, fox tails and other things caught in their fur.

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