Category Archives: Bushcraft

Wild Violet Recipes

violet jelly recipe

Violets are a sweet, colorful and delicious addition to any dish. Here are some really great recipes for you to try this spring.

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Best Ways To Attract Woodpeckers To Your Backyard

Downy Wood Pecker

For those of you who share a common interest in these fascinating birds, or those people that enjoy the sight of them and the sounds that they make, this article will highlight the best ways to attract woodpeckers to your backyard.

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Elderberry Syrup Recipe

elderberry remedy

As kids head back to school and the weather cools, elderberry syrup can be your best friends to keep colds and flu at bay.

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5 Things you Can Cook on a Stick that Aren’t Wieners

Couple cooking marshmallows

Whether you’re braving the cold for a night under the stars, or you’re warming yourself by the fireplace, there’s no need to waste all that sweet, sweet heat. Cook yourself up a meal over those roaring flames and enjoy that special ‘barbecue’ taste you only get from an open fire. These campfire recipes are easy and more fun than you can, well, shake a stick at!

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How to Make a Cooking Campfire

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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.

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Reasons Why Praying Mantises are AWESOME

Female Banded Flower Mantis or Asian Boxer Mantis, Theopropus elegans, in front of white background.

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.

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