It sounds easy enough right? Match, wood… no brainer. But after thirty minutes on your knees huffing and puffing only to have your paltry fire smolder out, you know the struggle. Every seasoned campfire starter will swear by their particular method, but there are some basic tenants that are true for all fires.
The praying mantis may appear to be a pious, retiring sort of creature. But looks are certainly deceiving as the mantis is a vicious, capable killer. There are many reasons to love a mantis, and these are just a few of our favorites.
So you told a joke around the campfire and all you got was crickets? Save the day by impressing your camping buddies with this little trick; telling the temperature using crickets!
Camping with a baby does need a little more planning than your outdoor adventures have in the past, but it will be a relaxing and rewarding trip if you get it right. Growing babies benefit immensely from sunshine, water and fresh air and it gives you a chance to enjoy Mother Nature too.
There are a ton of things you can do to alleviate the irritation of black fly bites and get outside for longer during the spring months. Here are a few of my own tried and tested natural cures for black fly bites.
Ticks are gross - let's keep those ticks off you and your pets. Here's some natural DIY tick repellents which are based on science and actually work.