Tips and Tricks Archive

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How to Clean Backpacks

1. How to Clean Your Backpack by Hand The must-have and vital backpack—we can’t live without them. It serves many purposes for youngsters, students, business people, campers, hikers, and those who travel. As with anything else made of fabric, these too will …
Cleaning tents

How to Clean Camping Tents

1. Basics for Cleaning a Tent Tips and tricks for keeping your camping tent clean will reward you with countless years of use on your adventures with the smallest amount of care and attention. Your tent will keep you warm, out of …
Camping tent

Cooler Camping and Hunting Adventures

Anytime of the year is great for outdoorsy folks who want to hit the back country, go waterfowl hunting, bow hunting, deer and elk hunting, fishing, hiking, camping, and more adventuresome activities. Backyard camping out is fun and exciting for the kids. …
Ice chest guide

How to Keep Ice from Melting

Use a light colored container that will reflect sunlight and heat. It can be an ice bucket, a Styrofoam® container, or a plastic container with lids. Metal such as stainless steel will hold in the heat allowing your ice to melt sooner. …
Chocolate ice cream

Homemade Chocolate Ice Cream

When my brother and I were young, our dad made ice cream as a treat for all the relatives coming over for a huge family get together. Nothing was artificial. Even the ears of corn were picked while mom boiled the water. …
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Homemade Vanilla Ice Cream

Nothing is better than homemade ice cream. The vanilla tastes like vanilla and any addition of fruits or nuts only enhance the taste sensation. My dad made ice cream in a hand-cranked ice cream maker with the wood sides. It took many …