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

41 Camping Hacks That Are Borderline Genius

Forgo the meat marinade and put the rosemary right on the coals.

Forgo the meat marinade and put the rosemary right on the coals.

Instead of making a marinade with rosemary for grilling, place the herb right on the coals. The smoke enhances food in the same way burning wood chips does. Once the coals are uniformly gray and ashy, loosely cover them with fresh rosemary branches.

Make tin-can sandwich bread as portable food option.

Make tin-can sandwich bread as a portable food option.

Use Tic-Tac boxes to store spices.

Use Tic-Tac boxes to store spices.

Repurposed TicTac Boxes for Camping Spices. Great idea and my husband eats tic tacs all the time. I know just where to get the empty tic tac boxes!

Repurpose a coffee can to hold and protect TP.

Repurpose a coffee can to hold and protect TP.

CAMPING What a clever idea! Use a coffee can to hold and protect toilet paper. – Top 33 Most Creative Camping DIY Projects and Clever Ideas

Make an easy-to-carry fire starter with a cardboard-only egg carton and match light charcoal.

Make an easy-to-carry fire starter with a cardboard-only egg carton and match light charcoal.

Recycle a cardboard egg carton and fill it with "match light" charcoal. Fill each egg cup with one bricquet.The cardboard carton is easy to light with a match and then the charcoal starts too! Storage, transporting and ease of starting.

Freeze gallon jugs of water and place them in your cooler.

Freeze gallon jugs of water and place them in your cooler.

Camping tricks & tips - Freeze gallon jugs of water and place them in your cooler. They’ll keep your food cold, and you’ll have plenty of water to drink for later. Other things you can freeze to use for later: pasta sauces, chili, and pesto.

Pack a mini first-aid kit into an old prescription bottle or Altoids tin.

Pack a mini first-aid kit into an old prescription bottle or Altoids tin.

DIY mini first-aid kit using a prescription bottle. - Top 33 Most Creative Camping DIY Projects and Clever Ideas - good idea for hiking instead of carrying a big first aid kit.

Make single-use soap leaves from a bar of soap and a vegetable peeler.

Make single-use soap leaves from a bar of soap and a vegetable peeler.

41 Camping Hacks That Are Borderline Genius - Make single-use soap leaves from a bar of soap and a vegetable peeler. You can also rub soap on mosquito bites to relieve the itchiness.

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

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

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

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