Book Reviews

Book Review: The Kid’s Outdoor Adventure Book

I am always looking for new ideas for the boys, especially in summer.┬áKids' Outdoor Adventure Book: 448 Great Things to Do in Nature Before You Grow Up was a recent find at our local library on the island. The book is broken up into season, with Spring the starting season. It features 200 checklist items… Continue reading Book Review: The Kid’s Outdoor Adventure Book

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Vintage Books: Drying Food Nature’s Way

I came across a 1975 edition of Drying Food Nature's Way (second revised edition). Nothing like finding a like-new copy at a library book sale for pennies. The book was written to promote the "Nature's Way" Food Dryer, which was touted as the "first UL approved food dryer sold in the US". Sometimes it's hard… Continue reading Vintage Books: Drying Food Nature’s Way

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Book Review: The Complete Survival Shelters Handbook

I've mentioned that first backpacking trip of mine...where stuck with a couple of guys who were overgrown scouts, had us erecting an entire town in the woods. While not exactly LNT (I never wanted to touch a fern for years after that) it showed me I was capable of making a shelter. One that actually… Continue reading Book Review: The Complete Survival Shelters Handbook