Category Archives: Skills

Skills – Fire Starting I


We all like doing stuff outside!

Part of doing stuff outside, for me anyway, is practicing essential skills, such as making a campfire. Sometimes that campfire is for cooking, keeping warm, or just because campfires are part of camping! Many folks say that having the ability to start a fire is one of the most essential outdoor skills.
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Why Make Dehydrated Food

why dehydrate food

The first reason in my book for why I should make dehydrated food, — it saves me money!

Convenience and ease of storage are two other really good reasons to why to make dehydrated food, –think about all of those summertime ripe and delicious fruits and veggies.

Let’s not forget your own tasty homemade beef jerky.
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Craft Beer Merit Badge V

craft beer merit badge V
Holy cow, — five more new craft beers to add to my ever-growing list!

I have been out on a few camping and back-backing trips here the past few weekends. So I have been able to get out into different areas and locations to find some different craft brews in those smaller food stores as we stop to resupply or pick up something.
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