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Camping Food Ideas

Recently we went camping.  Every time we camp I strive to put food on the table that is more than just hot dogs and hamburgers so it usually involves a fair amount of prep work before we go.

We have a camp stove and I highly recommend it.  If you don’t have one and you plan on doing any car camping, this is *the* stove.  Easy to light, heats a pot of water quickly (good for doing dishes!) and folds fairly compactly.  The only drawback is that it is made to use disposable cylinders.  You can, however, buy an attachment to use refillable cylinders.

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Camping 2006: Sibbald Point Provincial Park

Well, after a year off from camping, we decided to venture out for a quick 3 day, 2 night visit to Sibbald Point Provincial Park.  We chose this campground because we’ve been there 2x previously and knew what we were getting into.  This was important because when we tried to go two summers ago, our little one (then only 18 months old) spent 2 nights wailing from 1am-3am.  We were supposed to stay for a 3rd night but packed up as I couldn’t handle the sleep deprivation any longer.  Not only did we choose the exact same site as we stayed at last time but we also choose this campground because it was less than an hour away.  Great for an emergency escape in the event that sleep proved to be elusive again.  Luckily, we had a great (almost sleep-filled) time.

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