Camping is a fun way to take a breather from the city and relax. However, we have to admit that camping is not meant to be easy. The convenience of home is nowhere to be found and no matter how much we try to make it perfect, there always seems to be a problem.
The key is to know some clever camping hacks to make life easy in the woods. We compiled some for you and we hope this will help you have an enriching and hassle-free trip this summer. Enjoy!
#1. Use acorn cap to call for help when lost in the woods.
Don’t know how? Get step-by-step instructions here.
#2. Use a a tin can to store small toiletries.
#3. Use paper bag to cook bacon and eggs.
#4. Dip toasted marshmallows in Bailey’s.
#5. Say NO to burrs!
Rub laces of boots with paraffin for lesser burrs.
#6. Use corn chips to kindle camp fire.
#7. Line pie iron with foil for easy clean up.
#8. Use instant grits to rid ants.
#9. Make Jell-O marshmallow shots.
#10. Use tuna can to make a simple lantern.
#11. Make this clever makeshift shower.
For complete directions, click here.
#12. Make solar camp lanterns.
Get full directions here.
#13. Use Johnson’s Baby Creamy Oil as mosquito repellent.
#14. Put seasoning in stackable pill boxes
#15. Make pizza using pie iron and biscuit dough.
#16. Make a willow whistle
Complete instructions here.
#17. Bring a towel that can dry superfast!
#18. Follow this neat tarp trick
#19. Tick control
To get rid of ticks, simply swipe it off with a cotton ball soaked in liquid soap. Keep it for at least 20 seconds.
#20. Want a tackle box? Use a Tic tac.
You’ve Been Washing Your Hands The Wrong Way Your Entire Life, Experts Say
Doing it correctly will require 4 hours of your time per year, though…
All medical experts will tell you that hand washing is very important in eliminating germs and helping prevent the spread of infections. Besides, people frequently touch their eyes, mouth, and nose without even noticing it and so unwashed hands can lead to sickness. Among diseases you may acquire because of dirty hands include colds, diarrhea, as well as eye and skin infections.
So yes, soap and water are your friend.
However, a new research revealed that washing alone isn’t enough – you should also do it the right way. And you know what? The chances are you’ve been washing your hands wrong your whole life. ...
10 Totally Delicious Campfire Recipes You Should Master
Try one of these campfire recipes out on your next camping trip.
Now you don't have to stick to burgers, hotdogs, and corn on the cob as camping food. Not that there's anything wrong with them. But if you camp regularly, you must be craving for other food to enjoy aside from roasted patties, hotdogs, and corn.
Not to worry! Here are some genius campfire recipes that you can easily master for more appetizing meals when roughing it outdoors.
#1. Lamb Kebabs with Mint Pesto
5 Survival Traps That Will Keep You Alive Outdoors
Can trap food or zombies.
When a major calamity or zombie apocalypse strikes, you rely on your precious supplies to keep you alive. But your supply can only last for so long, and soon you will have to do something to replenish your resources.
These survival traps will come in very handy in an emergency situation, not only in getting you food but also in protecting you from predators and intruders.