Make your own low budget survival kit using empty shotshells

I guess anyone who is into survival and bushcraft has seen similar ideas come by in books* or on social media. Therefore this little project is nothing new, but nonetheless a fun one to do yourself. With just a few simple tools you can fabricate some low cost and cool looking shotshell containers in no time.

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Outdoor adventure salve Recipe

Today is Sanne’s birthday, and what better way to celebrate this, than to share an amazing recipe with you that will be featured in the upcoming Natural Field Guide! This Outdoor Adventure Salve is perfect to keep your skin smooth and nourished when you are out and about, enjoying those drying campfires and spring storms. Because of all the herbal and natural goodness in this salve, it will even help to speed up the healing of minor cuts and wounds!

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How to start a sit spot practice

Connecting with nature on a daily basis can feel like it is only reserved for those lucky few who live in their remote cabin in the woods. Enter the sit spot practice, a short attainable routine or practice of sitting with nature. Shifting your inwards focus to the outside natural world. In this post you will learn more about the benefits of the practice and how you can start it yourself today.

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Printable Mini Field Guide

In these uncertain times a lot of nature loving folks are stuck indoors. Although it is for the greater good, to flatten the curve and protect the elderly and vulnerable in our society, it can feel like a daunting task to stay at home. To lift your spirits and provide for a bit of fun and nature connection during these strange times, I made a printable mini field guide for you to download, print and have fun with!

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Free Bushcraft Calendar 2020

As a way to give back to this amazing community, we want to share our 2020 outdoor inspired calendar.

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Natural Apothecary A Field Guide Winter Camp Edition

After launching the first Field Guide – focusing on building your own natural first aid kit – the ideas for a new Guide rose. The last couple of years we made an effort to make more from scratch and use more plant allies when recovering from illness or tiredness.

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Douglas Fir Syrup

In celebration of the upcoming launch of the new Field Guide (the Winter Camp edition), we are sharing with you one of the recipes that didn’t made the cut, but is too good not to share.

The Douglas Fir (Pseudotsuga menziesii) is a evergreen conifer species in the pine family, most common in North America, but can be found through Europe as well.

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Bushbuddy Stove Breakfast

Food cooked over the fire always tastes best. But sometimes there is just no room or time to make a campfire before breakfast. This is where stoves like the Bushbuddy Stove come in. Let’s cook up some breakfast!

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Dandelion Salve Recipe

Dandelions (Taraxacum officinale) are well known among all. Children love to make wishes while blowing their seeds away, garden owner wish there would be no such thing as dandelions. On whatever end of the spectrum you might be, don’t overlook this stubborn weed!

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Interview with Chloe from SIREN co

In this category on our website we want to share the story of craftsman and -women, the story of inspiring people that make a change in this – somewhat- strange world. We want to give you a peak into their lives and crafts, so you can get to know them more, and pick up a trick or two!

In this third edition we will feature Chloe Miller, owner and creator of SIREN co. She will share with you the connection she holds to nature and how this translates in her work. You also will find out what her favourite outdoor meals are – and get some great tips on creative work!

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