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What I’ve Been Up to: June 2013

by heather
What I've been doing: My 14 year old sister came to visit for 2 weeks. We did a lot of hiking (in the mornings) and hiding inside in the afternoons, because that's what we do in St. George in the summer time. My mom had a stroke and heart surgery, so I've been...worrying. Went on a mother/daughter Girl Scout campout with Thing 1 Cindy Lou Who fell off a kitchen chair, split her chin open and needed her first set of stiches... the same day that I was getting ready for the campout and my Read more [...]

Firestarters and Other Camping Tips

by heather
Here's a riddle: What do old candles, empty egg cartons, used popsicle sticks and dryer lint have in common? Hint, the answer is not that they're garbage.The answer: they're ingredients to make great fire starters!I learned how to make these several months ago at an emergency preparedness class, and was reminded of them by a few people who suggested bringing lint for a fire starter as a camping tip under the August giveaway. (Because dryer lint is the cheapest, quickest fire starter.) Whether you Read more [...]

Dutch Oven Peach Cobbler and a Giveaway

by heather
Right now we are planning a extended family camping trip. Camping means cooking in a Dutch oven. :) And I thought I would share my favorite super easy dutch oven dessert recipe. I believed I learned this back at girl's camp...awhile ago.Dutch Oven Peach Cobbler1 large (20 oz) can of peaches (don't drain)1  (12 oz) can of Sprite/ 7-Up/ Sierra Mist (just make sure it isn't diet.)1 box yellow cake mix1/4 lb butter (1 stick)1/2 tsp cinnamon1. Prepare charcoals (10 for the bottom and 14 for the top). Read more [...]

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