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How to Spice Up Your Hot Chocolate

ways to spice up your hot chocolate

All of this crazy winter weather is making us crave one thing in particular…hot chocolate! Although the classic winter beverage is most often known for its rich chocolaty taste, below we’ve provided some different hot chocolate recipes that are delicious and different!

Peppermint

Somewhat similar to the original hot chocolate recipe, this peppermint take on the classic will be a big hit for anyone who loves the mint/chocolate combination.  You will need:

1 cup whole milk

½ cup chocolate chips

1 teaspoon peppermint extract

Orange

Although this flavor combination seems a little…

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Are You on Thin Ice & Tips on What to Do if You Fall In

Although it’s not technically winter yet, the cold has certainly settled in and is here to stay. While you’re out exploring the winter wonderland with your Little Guy, it’s important to be aware of your surroundings.

Here we look at ice safety tips and what to do if you fall in

Beware of Thin Ice

You may know what activity you have planned in mind for the day, but it’s just as important to know the thickness of the ice in the area. Remember, ice that looks thick enough for one activity may not be thick enough for another. This may include ice skating, snowmobiling or a variety of other activities.

Camp Smart: Make sure…

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7 Gifts for Happy Campers

7 gifts for happy campers

The holidays are finally here and it’s time for Santa to do a little shopping. Unless everyone on your list is writing letters to Mr.Clause or using Pinterest, it’s hard to guess what people want. Don’t stress our elves over at Little Guy have compiled a gift list that fits any budget

1. Coleman Chair Adult Quad with cooler

Sit back, relax and enjoy a cold one in this padded and comfortable camping chair. Did we mention it has a cooler attached to keep your beer cold? At $39.95 this is a small price to pay for luxury.

2. Portable Solar Charging System

Here is one for the tree -huggers on your list. Now they…

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DIY: Holiday Decorations

diy holiday decorations

Just because you are on the road this holiday season doesn’t mean you have to miss out on the festivities. Deck the halls or your teardrop with these festive decorations.

Ornament Wreath

You know all those wire dry cleaning hangers you have lying around? Well this is a chance to re-purpose some of those hangers.

The list:

one wire hanger

about 80 ornaments (different sizes)

hot glue gun

ribbon

Start by bending the wire hanger into a circle. Take the hot glue gun and secure the metal cap to the ornament so they don’t become detached. Untwist the top…

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5 Ways to Stay Warm While Camping

stay warm while camping

5 Ways to Stay Warm While Camping

As the mercury in our thermometers continues to dip, and if you’re planning on doing any sort of camping, it’s extremely important to know how to keep yourself warm!

Below, we’ve listed five helpful tips.

Hydrate, hydrate, hydrate!

When it’s colder outside, we may feel as if we’re not thirsty. This is not the case at all. Your body works harder to keep you warm, and you tend to lose much more water through sweat. Layers and layers of heavy clothing cause your body temperature to rise. In addition, water allows your body to generate heat, so drink up!

Eat Up!

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How MyPods are Helping People Stay Connected

how my pods are helping people stay connected

What comes to your mind when you see a Little Guy, T@B or myPod? We started thinking of all the places we want to explore. However, everyone is different. When our friends at Com-Control Inc. laid eyes on the MyPod they saw it as a way to help people stay connected.

Bryan Baker, is the founder of Com-Control Inc. and a self proclaimed broadband junkie.

His biggest pet peeve is when the wi-fi isn’t connecting or the upload/download speeds are too slow. We can all relate, it’s the worst when you are at a concert or major sporting event and can’t get enough bars to talk to your friend or post a Facebook status.

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Little Guy’s Black Friday Survival Guide

tips for using your little guy on black friday

Although it’s slightly terrifying to come to the realization, Black Friday is almost upon us and for those of us with Little Guys we truly have the upper hand.

Here are some valuable tips for surviving Black Friday with Your Little Guy.

Go In With a Plan

You’ve got your Little Guy stocked with supplies and food and you feel like you’re ready to take on the apocalypse. You’re feeling confident and life is good as you stare out at the rest of the masses sleeping in tents outside. This is all well and good, but don’t let your confidence completely take over. While you are resting up before the big day, come up with a…

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How to Cook a Turkey Over a Fire

how to cook a turkey over an open fire

To us, it seems like the time around Thanksgiving is the perfect time for camping! Why not pack up your Little Guy this year and have a fire-roasted turkey for Thanksgiving? Here, we show you how!

You Will Need…

One spade

Whole turkey

Olive oil

Salt

Rosemary

Parsley

Thyme

Aluminum foil

Cheesecloth

Rake (optional)

Start the Fire

When you start your campfire, make sure you use enough fuel to have lots of hot coals! Next, take your camp…

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Top 5 Turkey Hunting States

top 5 states for turkey hunting

During the month of November, a couple of things are on our minds, which include an overenthusiastic countdown to Christmas and plenty of turkey! Hunting season is also in full swing, as well as the turkey.

Take a look at the top five turkey hunting states.

Texas

Known as the state where everything is bigger, Texas offers plenty of open space for turkey hunting. Starting on March 27 and ending on May 9, Texas is home to the largest turkey population of any state! Although the state does not offer much with public hunting grounds, there are more than enough opportunities for a guided hunt with various…

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Natural Poison Ivy Remedies

poison ivy remedies

Home remedies can be incredibly powerful, and when it comes to poison ivy, the remedies we have here will bring sweet relief. Make sure to contact your primary physician if the itch and rash do not clear up.

Take a look at five of our favorite natural remedies.

Banana Peels

Now, you have a use for those overripe bananas besides the go-to banana bread. To soothe itchy skin, take a banana peel and rub the inside of it on the affected area. Another option to use instead of banana peels are watermelon rinds.

Camper Tip: The banana peel will alleviate itching, but will not remove the rash.

Baking Soda

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