Cool idea for cooking bacon when out camping, save that skillet for eggs and 'shrooms on the side :)
Wish I saw this before we went camping.
DIY Mosquito repellent how-to... mix essential oils (citronella, tea tree oil, lavender and peppermint) in witch hazel base to your desired strength.
Bring mesh laundry bag to dry dishes while camping! Attach it to 6ft table (or the legs/brackets of your canopy) using bungee cords. This will pair nicely with my DIY dish washing station!! I love super cheap, super easy, DIY camping shortcuts and tips. Lets go camping!
Best fire starter ever from recycled materials! - Scouts now recommended to use saw dust from natural wood and mix it with wax and put in into a cardboard egg container. Break off a section and you have more natural fire starter without all of those toxins from laundry lint.
Camping Tips - these are really good, very simple common sense tips. Worth the time to read them. My favorites are to invest in cheap black bedding to hide mud stains and bringing a scented car tree for the portapotty
"So smart!!! The cardboard carton is easy to light with a match and then the charcoal starts too!! Perfect for bringing camping or starting a fire pit for smores! Storage, transporting and ease of starting...Perfect!!"
Get these seat hammocks for car camping. | 41 Camping Hacks That Are Borderline Genius
Camping with Kids
ZIP LOCK OMELET- Throw all your ingredients in a bag, zip it up and boil them. Each person can put different ingredients in and they cook at the same time! They cook for 6-8 mins and then slide right out of the bag- We do this every year camping! Works awesome!,,,
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.
Good to know when camping: Cotton swabs dipped in wax become instant campfire starters. Lightweight. Great for backpackers.