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13 Clever Camping Hacks to Make the Outdoors More Fun

Camping is a fun way to step out of social media and get back in touch with the Great Outdoors. Unfortunately, some equate camping with incredibly heavy packs, hoards of bloodthirsty mosquitos, and di…

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Tips for Being a Happy Camper on Your Summer Vacation

Whether you are headed to the beach, or to experience a farm stay, or to a luxurious (but eco-friendly) hotel somewhere, or to visit family, or to pitch a tent in your favorite spot in nature, we shar…

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8 Summer Date Ideas

Summertime is here again. Whether you're looking for some ideas to take that spring fling to the next step or looking to spice things up in your relationship, summer is a great time to try new things …

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8 Natural Mosquito Repellents

Before you grab that DEET-based mosquito repellent, consider using a natural option instead. DEET, also known as diethyl-meta-toluamide, by any other name still stinks. And research proves that the ma…

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Buy Campfire Wood Where You Burn It

By Sarah Volkman, The Nature Conservancy Taking a bundle of firewood from your backyard with you when youíre going camping might seem like a good idea. Who wants to worry about buying or finding fi…

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Do Consumers Hunger for Self-Heating Cans?

In the 1950s and '60s, it wasnít uncommon for impatient, non-cooks, to grab a can of beans or Spaghetti-Os, and heat it on the stove, still in the unopened can, in a boiling pot of water. This pre-mic…

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3 Holiday Wishes for Kids

By Jonathan Hoekstra, The Nature Conservancy This holiday season, I have 3 wishes for kids everywhere: that they can find Wonder, Inspiration and Hope in the world around them. I was lucky to have …

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12 Ways To Have a Fun, Guilt-Free Camping Trip

By Julia Austin, Planet Green You might be a regular camper who escapes to the wild weekly. Maybe you just canít afford a vacation so a tent and a campfire make for the cheapest getaway. Mayb…

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Tips for Camping in National Parks

By Sara Novak, Planet Green The U.S. National Park System is second to none and heading outdoors is the best way to learn for yourself and teach your children the importance of preserving all t…

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Steal This Look: Summer Sleeping Porch

Above: Designer Scott Newkirk's off-the-grid, 300-square-foot cabin in Sullivan County, New York, features this rustic sleeping porch for guests (via NY Magazine). No air conditioning required. The…

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