Holiday Outdoor Safety Tips for Deep Fried Turkey

November 25, 2013 - 8:31pm — Matt Kegelman
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Deep Fried Turkey

How To Safely Deep Fry a Turkey - There’s nothing quite like a turkey that comes out of the oven after being slow cooked and basted over and over for 6 or 7 hours. But there’s another way to cook the T-Bird that requires considerably less time, and in ways, less effort too: Deep Frying!

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How to Make Ice Cream Outdoors

July 27, 2010 - 9:38pm — GettingOutside
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Kids Eating Ice Cream They Made Outdoors

If you want to get the kids outside, give them a good workout and teach them a little bit about science - all while having a ton of fun – Making Ice Cream Outdoors is the family activity for you!

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Outdoor Book Review: Postcards from Mr. Pish

July 26, 2010 - 9:08pm — GettingOutside
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Postcards from Mr. Pish

Postcards from Mr. Pish follows the lovable Jack Russell Terrier, Mr. Pish, as he travels with his human family from the Atlantic Coast all the way to the Pacific Ocean.

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Memorial Day Thoughts 2010

May 31, 2010 - 10:46am — Don Neske
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Memorial Day Thoughts 2010

Memorial Day has always been a special holiday for me. Growing up, I remember watching my dad as a member of the VFW, marching in the Ramsay  parade. Later as a Boy Scout, I remember marching in the color guard myself, feeling proud that I got to carry the flag.

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Cross Stolen from War Memorial in Mojave National Preserve

May 12, 2010 - 8:15pm — GettingOutside
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Mojave Desert National Preserve

In a shameful act, the cross in the national World War I memorial at Sunrise Rock, along Cima Road within Mojave National Preserve, was reported missing on Monday morning by staff of the National Park Service. Maintenance workers who went to the site to replace the wooden cover that had been removed from the cross sometime earlier found the cross itself missing.

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Outdoor Winter Safety Tips

December 19, 2009 - 1:17pm — Matt Kegelman
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Mom sledding safely with child - Outdoor Winter Safety Tips

While some people shy away from the outdoors in the cold, the hail and hearty love a great snowy adventure. Whether it’s a day trip or a more extended excursion, here are some tips for keeping safe in the winter cold:

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Halloween Safety Tips

October 28, 2009 - 7:32pm — Don Neske
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Father and Son Pumpkin Picking for Halloween

October is Halloween Safety Month, so we’ve put together a commonsense guide to help you and your family enjoy a fun and happy yet safe Halloween.

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October is National Go on a Field Trip Month

October 28, 2009 - 4:48pm — GettingOutside
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Field Trip at the Grand Canyon

It’s never too late to plan a field trip for your favorite students, your own kids or your nieces and nephews. Field trips provide educational opportunities that stay with a kid for a lifetime, yet they feel more like fun than school work.

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Celebrate History Outdoors with Your Favorite Students

October 25, 2009 - 9:14pm — Don Neske
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Mom Explores History Lesson Plans with Kids

Teaching with Historic Places (TWHP), a program begun by the National Park Service's Heritage Education Services Office, has recently developed a series of

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Ride For Kids

September 22, 2009 - 8:27pm — Don Neske
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Be a part of the solution by making a donation to the Ride For Kids supporting the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation. Over the past 26 years the Ride For Kids has raised over $50 Million towards research, care, family support and even college scholarships!

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