How to Pickle EVERYTHING!

Pickling for beginners

Pickles make everything better, will keep for years and even make great gifts. Pickling could not be easier and all you need is a couple of jars and some white vinegar. Here's how to save money, reduce your environmental impact and become everyone's favorite pickle fairy.

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Campfire Blueberry Cobbler Recipe

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This wonderful campfire blueberry cobbler recipe is going to knock your socks off! The recipe is for a first night dessert or for car camping, but if you are backpacking or canoeing, see the tips for how to convert it to a back-country campfire dessert recipe. 

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Bacon-Wrapped Onion Ring Campfire Recipe

Campfire cooking recipes

Yup! That just happened! We would give you another reason to look forward this weekend's campfire cookout. This is a side dish that Ron Swanson would approve of. And yes, these bacon wrapped onion rings are every bit as delicious as they look! And the best part is; this campfire recipe could not be easier to make!

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7 Stellar Camping Hacks!

Camping hacks and tips Camping life

Camping should be a fun, comfy affair with great meals, good friends and memories that last a lifetime. Here are the camping hacks that will make it so...

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How to Attract Birds to your Garden

DIY upcycled bird houses

Birds are a wonderful addition to your garden and can be incredibly entertaining and rewarding to watch. Creating an oasis for birds and other wildlife in your garden provides a welcome reprieve from the urban jungle and a vital source of food and shelter in their ever-dwindling habitats.

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