I have teamed up with LuminAID to do a video for their solar-powered lanterns. I want to remind everyone that this month is National Preparedness Month. There is nothing wrong with having a plan in case of an emergency. I highly recommend it. A few basic ideas were given to me by LuminAID when they … Continue reading September is National Preparedness Month
I just so happened to walk through Walmart on the utensils aisle, when I looked up and noticed a stainless steel utensil holder. As soon as I saw it, I picked it up and jumped with excitement that it was only $2.89. So, I threw it in my basket and headed straight to check out. … Continue reading DIY wood-burning stove
When I was young, I was always fascinated with the idea of rubbing two sticks together and creating fire. I never accomplished it until I was a lot older. Fast forward thirty some odd years and I have finally started a fire in ways that would make the younger me jealous. Back then, I would … Continue reading Friction Fire with All Natural Materials
When most people think of a first aid kit, the first thing that pops into their mind is the little plastic box that you get at the superstores in the pharmacy isles. This little plastic box usually contains a few adhesive bandages, triple antibiotic ointment and maybe a couple of alcohol pads. If you are … Continue reading First Aid Kit – a practical guide to building yours!
Here is a quick video I put together about 5 uses of dental floss in the outdoors. I have a full article about this topic coming in the near future! https://youtu.be/rhdDSk-xA28 Let me know what you think in the comments below! As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. It does not cost you … Continue reading 5 uses for dental floss!
Wet matches don't work! I know this from 1000% first hand, personal experience. When I was much younger I had an experience where I was boating with a friend of mine. It started raining while we were fishing and when we got to camp... we nearly froze to death! It was summer in South Mississippi … Continue reading Water Proof Matches
The pine tree is one of the most important (commercially) trees because of it use for lumber and wood pulp for paper. Pine trees have been used to make turpentine and has been used for medicine. Now the medicinal part is what we will be going over in this post. Pine needle tea was introduced … Continue reading Pine Needle Tea
Water is everywhere! 71% of the earth's surface is water covered. The oceans contain roughly 96 1/2 percent of all the Earth's water. So even with all this water, dehydration has killed or hospitalized many hikers and campers. I want to help you be better prepared for your next "Great Outdoor Adventure". My brother and … Continue reading Water
Several years ago, I was constantly hauling heavy lanterns into the woods. I had to carry mantels and fuel and tried to not break the glass while traveling, that is until I saw something in the camping section of my not so favorite Superstore. Lo and behold, I looked up and saw this amazing little device. The Luci solar powered lantern. I did what any self-respecting Outdoorsman would do right there in the middle of the store... I started reading reviews! after reading several reviews and looking at all the specifications I picked up two of them for around $15 each. I went home I started using them immediately.
A few years back, I was looking for a cheap and light weight alternative to the current camp stoves on the market. One day I just happened to stumble upon a folding camp stove on Amazon.com. After reading all the reviews and thoroughly reading the description, I went ahead and purchased this particular model. once it arrived, I could hardly wait to try it out.....