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Great ideas for camping!

Glue sandpaper to the top of your match holder.

Another outdoor trick! This one from Awesome fire starter, simple to make, highly water & wind resistant. Uses 4 matches, cotton & wax! Cool huh?

Welcome To Outdoor Camping Tips: Smart Tips For Packing Campfire Meals For Outdoor Camping

Cotton pads dipped in wax are a crazy easy way to make portable fire starters.

Cook cinnabuns (the canned kind) in a hollowed-out orange over a campfire.

Forgo pasta for a quick-cooking alternatives like polenta, quinoa, or couscous.

Add bundles of sage to a campfire to keep mosquitoes away.

41 Camping Hacks That Are Borderline Genius

Toasted Starbursts - Life As We Know It Sounds crazy enough that it just might be good! :-)

Easy Camping Pancakes - A Mum ‘n The Oven When preparing to leave home, fill baggies with pancake batter, tie off the end and when you are ready, just snip the small ends to use as a piping bag and you are ready to cook!

Coffee cans are wonderful for keeping your “important papers” dry and ready for use under any outdoors weather condition. The plastic Folgers can has a built-in handle for easy carrying to the campground outhouse or out in the woods.

Eating In Neverland: Onion Bombs (Camping Food)

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Keep flies away from outdoor food. I wish I would have seen this before our last camping trip.

Campfire Cones - would be good for Girl Scouts

Toothpaste Dots for camping. Lay out foil sheet or parchment and make rows of dollops of toothPASTE. Allow to dry for 2-4 days. Sprinkle baking soda on top to keep from sticking. Repackage in small bags. To use simple pop one dot in your mouth, chew, then add a small amount of water in your mouth and start brushing. This tip reduces weight in your pack. could also work for travel in general.

Cotton swabs dipped in wax become instant campfire starters. Lightweight. Great for backpackers.