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  • A dutch oven meal made up of chicken and potatoes
    Quick Dutch Oven Meal

    Now that spring is finally here, it’s definitely nicer being outside.  While we were outside today, I decided it would be a great day to cook a dutch oven meal....

    • April 21, 2014
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  • Make your own SilNylon Tarp

    I’d love to be able to run out and get a cuban fiber lightweight tarp, but that’s just going to happen right now.  It’s not always the worst thing...

    • Posted April 5, 2014
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  • Old civil war style tent.
    Camping Gear – 5 essential pieces

    Regardless of whether or not you intend to journey into the great wide wilderness for a week long camping trip or just want to spend a little time with...

    • April 3, 2014
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  • Wah Hoo – Woot! Goal Zero Rock Out Solar Kit with Guide 10 Plus

    Just got a great deal on a Goal Zero Solar Kit setup.  Happened over to Woot and staring me right in the face was something I’ve been looking to...

    • March 11, 2014
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  • Waterproof Fire starter – DIY

    Came across this video for making a waterproof fire starter a while back on a Google+ community I belong to.  Looked like a neat little project for us to...

    • March 9, 2014
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  • Watkins Glen State Park Main Entrance
    Watkins Glen, NY – a quick winter trip

    Kelly and I recently had a short business trip we needed to take up to the Finger Lakes region of New York.  I’ve never been to the...

    • February 27, 2014
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  • Cell Phone Protection Solution

    Well, I think I have finally found the solution for my cell phone protection and carrying.  The full Otterbox or Survivor cases didn’t really cut it for me.  The...

    • February 20, 2014
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  • Would you Hike with Headphones on?

    Or do you hike with headphones on? My wireless headphones at my work computer finally died.  It no longer connects between the headphones and the base.  That’s what got...

    • February 15, 2014
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  • Broken Griffin Survivor
    Griffin Survivor Military-Duty Case+ Belt Clip

    After my woes with the Otterbox Defender I wanted to try another protective case for my Samsung SIII.  I went with the Griffin Survivor, after all it was US/UK...

    • February 11, 2014
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  • Portable power – charge your phone on the go

    Even out on a hike many people still like to have access to their smart phones.  To continue to be able to use the smart phone for an extended...

    • February 6, 2014
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