background preloader

41 Genius Camping Hacks You'll Wish You Thought Of Sooner

41 Genius Camping Hacks You'll Wish You Thought Of Sooner
1. Make pizza in your pie iron with biscuit dough. 2. Line your pie iron with foil for easy clean up. You can go from grilled cheese to apple pie pocket with practically no clean up. 3. The cabbage is dense and moist enough to create the perfect non-stick barrier. 4. 5. 6. They can stick things on, like tiny pebbles, flowers, or leaves, and create a souvenir from their nature walk. 7. 8. They’re so easy to transport, and kids will be amazed when the foil begins to expand. You can also make your own out of popcorn kernels and aluminum foil. 9. 10. It’s an easy way to make multiple breakfasts at once. 11. Get the step-by-step instructions here. Or make a willow whistle. Get the instructions here. 12. Purchase here. 13. Toast a marshmallow over hot coals, and then dip the warm marshmallow into a cup of Bailey’s. 14. HOW COOL IS THIS. 15. 16. The jugs mean that you won’t get water all over your food when the ice melts. Read more about it here. 17. Just use a lighter to re-seal. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22.

Related:  MiscellanySURVIVAL Instructions for a simple chemise. Great for 18th century costuming. Can be sewn with french seams. Measurements Chemise Width A Practical Zeer Pot (evaporative cooler / non-electrical refrigerator) A zeer pot is an evaporative cooler used in rural Africa and the Middle East to keep vegetables fresh. They consist of two terra cotta pots, one nested inside the other, with the gap between them filled with wet sand. The sand serves as a thermal mass that helps keep the pot cold once it has cooled down, and acts as a wick to spread the moisture up the walls of the pot. When placed in a shaded, breezy location, the evaporation of water off the outer surface chills the pot. If you have a good breeze, or a fan powered by a solar panel blowing the pot, the pot can get quite cold. Imagine that chill you get when you step out of a pool when the wind is blowing.

Spirograph Necklace Tutorial So, here’s the tutorial on how to make the Swirl Spirograph Plastic Canvas Necklace, such as: Now, this is my first ever tutorial, so please forgive me if I’m too pedantic or if I’ve confused you. I’m happy to answer any and all questions. If it sounds like I’m talking down to you, I promise, I’m just going for clarity and I don’t think you’re an idiot. Also, all pictures are linked to larger versions of the images, so if you need a closer look, just click on the picture. Full tutorial is below cut. 10 Unique and Unusual Romantic Summer Getaways For Every Type of Couple - ProFlowers Blog Ask the average person what “romantic getaway” means, and you’ll most likely hear the usual clichés, like long walks on the beach, rose petal strewn beds, or sipping champagne over a candlelight dinner. But what if you’re not average? What about those of us who like to fuel the flames of romance by amping up our adrenaline together, sharing a delicious new culinary experience with each other, or partying until we just can’t dance anymore? For those of you who define romance a little differently—whether you seek adventure and excitement, cutting edge cuisine, wild nightlife, or just want to completely disconnect and seriously decompress—we offer the following unique and unusual romantic summer getaways: The Adventure Couple Whiteface Lodge

Water Filter Made from a Tree Branch Removes 99% of E. coli Bacteria Water Published on February 27th, 2014 | by Derek Markham A low-tech water filter system made from a branch of a tree can filter up to four liters of water per day, removing up to 99% of E. coli bacteria and producing fresh, uncontaminated, drinking water. A team at MIT used a small piece of sapwood, which contains xylem tissue that transports sap inside the tree, to build an effective water filter that could make a big difference in places where contaminated water is the norm. By using this type of filter, rural communities may be able to solve some of their water issues in a low-cost and efficient manner.

dressdiaries: Regency chemise in 14 photos From last November when I first started my foray into Regency fashions: I always like to start from the ground up, so to speak...I guess that's the skin out. If there's anything I've learned in my journey from 'costumes' to 'clothing', it's that the right underpinnings make all of the difference. Welcome to The Sietch - Projects Build Your Own Solar Thermal Panel After our first attempt at a home built proof of concept solar thermal panel, we were a bit disappointed with the results. It took about 4 hours before the thing started work, and was a bit costly (at over 50 dollars) to make. I knew it could be done better and cheaper.

French chaise made from card stock This is the project for this month. This French chaise is made from card stock, foam core and mat board. You could trim off the front of the chaise and make a chair. The chaise in front, the one with the patterned fabric is a little longer than the pattern included. 35 Amazing Photos of us Tiny Humans in a Big World. Photo #17 Is Epic! Share on Facebook Share on Twitter We are just ants in this big old universe of ours and even when us humans think that we rule the world we live in, these pictures will quickly show you that nature rules over us. 1) British Columbia Canada This is a picture of Lizzy Gadd, set to the backdrop of the magnificent misty mountains of Canada. t/h: Lizzy Gadd Free Kindle Books Archives United States Marine Corps – Winter Survival Course Handbook United States Marine Corps – Winter Survival Course Handbook Knowing how to survive is a hard task on a nice sunny day, imagine if it were the middle of winter or you were in a place where the nights get below freezing… Knowing skills that are taught to the marines could give you the edge … Continue reading » Permanent link to this article: “It’s Time To Go Home – A SHTF Story” Part 10 Thank you all so very much for being loyal and supportive friends.

My Regency Journey: Making a Chemise January 3, 2012 by Tea in a Teacup An American Regency chemise; which seems a little different in style to the English ones. The third stop on my Regency Journey is to make a chemise to go underneath the corset. 25 Tips For Making Camping Easier & More Fun! This is one of those posts that really has no rhyme or reason to it….other than it interested me! Maybe it’s the fact that my nephew Nate just bought a camper, or maybe it’s just that time of year, but for some reason I’ve had camping on the brain and I’ve seen a few very cool ideas recently that I thought if I WERE to go camping…I would probably take advantage of! :-) We actually don’t do much camping…but we love being outdoors and having bonfires in the backyard. Maybe we just need to take it to the next level. I think some of these ideas might just help us do that!

Eco Delight: 10 amazing pedal-powered machines The day when we would be using machines that won’t be powered by the little socket somewhere in the wall is still a couple of decades away. But this does not keep some designers and inventors from thinking that the calories burned during exercising can solve the energy crisis to some extent by powering daily use machines with pedal-power. These machines not only serve the purpose they are actually built for but they also reduce the number of hours you spend in a gymnasium. Here we have compiled a list of 10 awesome machines that are powered by nothing else than a pair of pedals. • Pedal-powered Water Purifier: • Pedal-powered Washing Machine:

NOTFZJ80: PART IV (NOTCOT) Jonathan Ward was kind enough to send over some pics of the NOTFZJ80 while it was getting work done at TLC. It was quite a month - with front axel, transfer case, bushings, and differential rebuilt and new 2.5” Old Man Emu suspension, DBA brakes, radiator and rear bumper installed. By the time it came down - it was definitely riding a bit higher and sporting a new rear. Here’s how it looked when we went to pick it up! Peeking under you can see the signature yellow from the Old Man Emu.