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Anyone who heads into the outdoors should, at minimum, know the survival rules of three’s. This set of rules provides essential information about your immediate needs and the priority that items should be addressed in a survival situations. This post includes a great infographic to help you learn the rules.

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Amazon has entered the world of Home Theater Equipment and is hoping to become a stable in the home in place of the Apple TV. Amazon offered me the ability to try one out, and while its a great little device it certainly is not an Apple TV Killer.

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Tread Lightly! and Leave No Trace both offer the foundations for reducing your impact during your encounters with the natural world. While The Chipka House offers training in both programs up through Instructor Trainer, when we conduct our wilderness based…

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This bacon blue cheese burger combines salty blue cheese, bacon, sweet caramelized onions, sauté’d Crimini Mushrooms, and Avocado.

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Ceviche is one of my all time favorite appetizers, its super simple and doesn’t even need any “cooking”. While it doesn’t require any cooking the seafood in ceviche is actually cooked, but instead of using heat to cook ceviche uses…

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There are certain things that do not belong in any self-respecting kitchen: condensed cream of anything soups, any potato or stuffing that comes in a box, any canned vegetable other than corn, just add water sauces, and taco seasoning packets.

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Trying to eat health or at least pretend you are, you can’t go wrong with a steak salad. This recipe will leave you loving salads.

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