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Pie Irons For Camping

Pie Irons For Camping

Pudgy pies. Campfire pies. Mountain pies. Hobo pies. Whatever you happen to call them, the pie iron is one of the best damn inventions on the planet, as far as I’m concerned. Pie irons were popular in the ’60s and ’70s and were known as tonka toasters. Generally, they were used with (presumably) white bread and pie filling, but recipes have evolved to include pizza fillings, eggs, lunch meats, and basically anything else you can dream up. I’ve been using…

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Coleman Instant Cabin Tent – The Perfect Family Tent

Coleman Instant Cabin Tent – The Perfect Family Tent

While we renovate our Airstream, we’re camping in our Coleman Instant Cabin. We bought it last year and love how easy it is to set up and take down. One of us can have the tent opened up in less than five minutes and it’s stable enough that the kids can go inside while we stake it down. I never thought I’d want a huge tent, but with a family of four and a dog,  I never thought I’d want a…

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Renovating Your Airstream Trailer With Kids

Renovating Your Airstream Trailer With Kids

Our kids are 3 and 5 years old. They want to be involved in everything. They see us covered in itchy fiberglass and they’re trying to get on our shoulders to rip it off the ceiling. Stay back kids! BACK! They see the power washer out, and they pretend that they’re using it. Meanwhile, we’re just trying to get stuff done, and keep the hazardous materials far away from the kids. It’s hard. Here are 5 ways that you can…

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