Campfire safety is one of the most important rules to follow when camping. Campfires are amongst the top contributors to woodland and forest fires in the United States. Almost 85% of wildland fires in the United States are caused by humans. And because of it, wildlife is displaced and the natural environment is destroyed. Even nearby homeowners suffer because of just one spark. Continue reading “Campfire Safety Tips to Help Prevent Forest Fires”
It’s so disappointing when a fire ban in place and you’re not allowed to have a campfire. I mean, the campfire is one of the main focuses of camping, right? Frustrated as you and your family are, there’s plenty of creative campfire alternatives to still enjoy camping during those burn restrictions.
We all know the campfire is the central hub of camping. Day or night, everyone gathers for warmth and enjoy the ambiance of the flames. But what are some ways to get kids of all ages to join in on a fun night of great conversation, giggles and laughter under the starlight and around the fire light?
There’s nothing like waking up on a brisk morning with the smell of bacon frying in a cast iron skillet over a campfire. Well, yes there is…eating it! For many years, cast iron has gotten a bad rap for being toxic and unhealthy. However, I’m here to bust that myth and show you why cooking on cast iron is far from those ficticious lies! Here’s why campers actually prefer cast iron cookware for all of their campfire cooking.
Who doesn’t love to gather around the campfire to relax after a long day of hiking and spending time in the outdoors. It’s where your family and friends sit and enjoy listening to great legendary tales and fun stories. But, as a campfire storyteller, you can bring a whole different kind of storytelling that will make your friends’ and family’s camping experience jump off the map!
Who doesn’t love the campfire favorite, S’mores? For a second, think back to when we were kids. Those vivid memories of roasting marshmallows to our own version of perfection. Then, sliding the gooey marshmallow off the stick and sandwiching them between a chocolate bar and two graham crackers. They were awesome, weren’t they?
Bug sprays are essential to enjoying the outdoors; especially where there’s a high mosquito population. But, have you ever wondered what’s actually in those bug sprays and insect repellents that keep mosquitos, flies, fleas and ticks from harming us by transmitting deadly diseases? And, are you concerned about how those insect repellent ingredients can affect your health after exposure as well as the environment? We’ll answer all those questions right here.
Portable Fire Pits are a hot commodity for RVs and tent campers. And, now that camping season is in full swing, this is one camping gear item you don’t want to leave out. But, did you know that each fire pit has different features and how they are fueled? Let’s see which one will fit your RV or camping style.
One of the best seasons to camp is in the Fall. It’s becoming cool and crisp outside, the leaves are changing and the night skies seem brighter. It’s the perfect time of the year to bring out the fire pit and cook up your favorite Fall camping recipes. But, who really wants to do a lot of meal prep and cleanup? These incredibly quick and easy campfire meals are the just the ticket to enjoying it all without all the hassle.
There’s nothing more euphoric than the smell of bacon and eggs frying in a cast iron pan over a campfire on a cool, crisp Autumn morning. Watching pancakes being poured onto the griddle completes the perfect Norman Rockwell camping scene. But you’re going to need some campfire cooking gear and outdoor grilling tools.