Showing posts from March, 2017

A Look Back at Cairn Box Subscription (Videos)

Interested in Cairn Subscription Box? If you are interested in a Cairn Box subscription, then take a few minutes to watch the videos below before you make your decision. This is a look back at the past 6 months as Jack unboxes his Cairn boxes so you can see "What's in the box?!" If you like what you see, head on over to Carin to try a subscription or just a single box (this is an affiliate link that will earn a commission). If you are interested in Prepper Gear Box check out our 6-month mash up post. Cairn June 2016 This month’s goodies include: Morakniv Companion knife, Fire Swedish FireSteel 2.0 Scout Firestarter, Epiphany Outdoor Gear Baddest Bee Fire Fuses, and a Chapul Chaco Bar (cricket powder included). Cairn July 2016 This month’s goodies include: Power Practical lithium 4400 battery pack, Surface Sunscreen SPF 45 Face Stick, and a Picky Bar. Cairn August 2016 This month’s goodies include: Toaks TiTongs set, Light My F

Food Review: XMRE Blue Line

Yay! Breakfast for Dinner On our recent trip to Big Bend National Park , I lugged a XMRE Blue Line meal with me until the 2 nd night of the backpacking trip. I probably should have eaten it the night before because of its huge size. I was silly and did not check what the meal was and ended up with oatmeal, which is what I had eaten for breakfast at least 3 days prior and was eating it again in the morning. Jack eating his XMRE on before setting up camp The Background These are a civilian line of Meals Ready to Eat (MRE) and the Blue Line is made specifically for government, medical, and educational institutions. Price: $119.99 per case of 12 Calories: 1,000 to 1,200 a meal Website: Key Attributes: Extended shelf life, individually bagged, no water needed, self-heating, and provides all utensils A quick note on the website: at first it seems like a well-designed site, but I’ve found a few issues. If you want to know exactl