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Homemade Mosquito Spray- so easy just 3 ingredients! No harsh chemicals, no sticky feeling on your skin and the fragrance is much nicer then what you find in the store.

Homemade Mosquito Repellent {Just 3 Ingredients}

Great camping idea! Make the trip to the showers a little easier, toiletries on a lanyard. Easy to carry, easy to hang.

Ranch Carrots 2 lb bag baby carrots 1 stick of butter 1/2 cup brown sugar Package of ranch mix Cook the carrots until fork tender and drain. Melt butter in a pan. Add the brown sugar a little at a time to break up all clumps. Then do the same with the ranch. Toss carrots in and enjoy!

Use recycled material for fire starter.

great camping tips from readers

camp scones aka deep fried rolls in a dutch oven topped with honey butter!

Dutch oven cobbler - Sprite, yellow cake mix and 2 cans of peaches.

Camping Food: A comprehensive list by meal with great alternatives to hamburgers and hot dogs.

Breakfast Burritos - pre make and freeze, wrap in tinfoil to take camping and toss on coals.

Camping Checklists - And more! Pinch A Little Save-A-Lot

Huge archive of campfire recipes... No Joke I just found the Motherlode of all Camping Recipe sites.

I wish I could find where to buy this!

  • Lynn G

    I bought mine at Cabela's a few years ago.

Gear Review: Best Outdoor iPhone Apps

I will have to try this - I always use toothpaste, but it looks awful! Orajel for Mosquito Bites- This is a sure fix for mosquito bites. Every time you get bitten by a mosquito, use Orajel or any toothache gel medicine and it works! It stops the itching instantly and will not itch again. It isn't greasy, sticky, or smelly. It's convenient to put right in your pocket. I MUST TRY THIS.

PET Balls - dryer lint and petroleum jelly - firestarters

50 Essential Wild Plants to Know About (for food and medicine).

TIPS for Hiking in Tick Country