How Long Does It Take To Float Down The Mississippi River?

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How Long Does It Take To Float Down The Mississippi River? The Mississippi River is 2,350 miles from its source to the Gulf of Mexico, and the second-longest river in North America. To communities along the river, it provides lifeblood to their communities, and for the 80 to 100 people who kayak the entire length […]

What meat does not need refrigeration?

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What Meat Does Not Need Refrigeration? Refrigerated meat is a recent innovation. Before the widespread availability of refrigerators, a variety of methods were used to preserve meat. The ancient Egyptians would use salt to keep their foods. Applying salt to the meat draws the moisture (which causes bacteria) out of the meat. The answer to […]

How To Find Gold In Your Backyard

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How To Find Gold In Your Backyard Anyone that has ever discovered gold will tell you that the experience is thrilling. It only takes a speck to generate excitement in people that have never considered the notion of hunting for gold. The material is valuable because it is rare. Where to Find Gold As was […]

How To Grill Without A Grill

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How To Grill Without A Grill I love a good piece of grilled chicken, so when I was staying at a house by the coast, I was dismayed to see that there was no grill. This caused me to take a look at how I could get that same taste and texture other ways. Oven […]

Lizards Eats In The Wild

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Today I Found Out What Lizards Eats In The Wild And It’s Brutal Did you know that there is an incredible 5,000 species of lizards known to exist and they are found almost everywhere, except Antarctica (give them time). Because they live in such a wide variety of locations, what lizards eat and their diet […]

How To Keep Dogs Out Of Your Yard On A Budget

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How To Keep Dogs Out Of Your Yard On A Budget The problem of dogs pooping in your garden I live in a lovely suburb, it’s not the main road, and my children like to go and play in the yard on sunny days. We have a small boundary fence, but it is very short, […]

How To Make Toilet Paper

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Forget The Queue’s For Toilet Paper, Miss Panic Buying And Stay Home And Safe With Our Guide On How To Make Toilet Paper I don’t really see the connection between toilet paper and Covid-19, myself, but all over the world, stores are experiencing a rush on toilet paper, and it is increasingly difficult to buy […]

Why Glamping Makes Camping Great Again

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Glamourous Camping Is Now A Mainstream Thing People started using the term Glamping back in 2005. But, the word did not enter into the Oxford English Dictionary until 2016. On a recent trip, a friend and I were introduced to the phrase Glamping. We both agreed upon hearing of the hybrid word for the first […]

6 Camping Meals in Foil Ideas

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Discovering campfire recipes in foil. When I am out hiking, I hate to carry too much gear. I try to keep things as simple as possible. I don’t want to have to take camping gas and stoves. When I cook, I use a campfire, and experience has shown me that the best way to cook […]

Backpacking With Dogs

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Backpacking With Dogs There’s nothing more enjoyable than seeing my dog’s reaction when I ask him if he wants to go for a trail day hike. Before I’m even able to utter half of the question, he (Oscar) is halfway out the door. His failed attempt at standing on hind legs, his tail wagging a […]

How To Use Saffron

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How To Use Saffron? Everything You Need To Know About It? So what is it and what do you use saffron for? Saffron has a reputation for being the most expensive spice in the world. It is a small reddish round spice derived from the purple flower of Crocus Sativus. If you have purchased Saffron […]

Pemmican Recipe

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The Enduring Pemmican Recipe I’m far from a Gordon Ramsey level of making Michelin level Pemmican bars. But after a few months of making the snack, I feel like I’ve improved at refining and following my recipe. My Pemmican recipes are tasty enough to be eaten on hiking trips. This is without having to drink […]