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No Campfire? No Problem! Make a Portable S'mores Fire Pot

by Holly Wade

No Campfire? No Problem! Make a Portable S'mores Fire Pot

I grew up as a Girl Scout and did my fair share of camping, and the s'mores were always my favorite part. Even as an adult, I would toast s'mores on my gas stove, but sadly my current home has an electric stove, leaving me without a makeshift campire to make s'mores. Rather than letting that stop me, I made this portable s'mores fire pot with Sterno ethanol gel canisters and a planter pot! 

 This is an incredibly easy project to whip up...

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DIY Backyard Theater for Cool Fall Nights

by Mod Home Ec Teacher

DIY Backyard Theater for Cool Fall Nights

Photo Image: Dave Banks

Don't let these still, cool evenings of Fall go to waste sitting inside watching t.v. It would be way more fun sitting outside with some firepit action, smores and watching a movie with friends, even snuggling up in a blanket for a scary Halloween movie.  GeekDad provides a step by step tutorial for backyard diy-ers who aren't quite ready to throw in the seasonal towel.

created at: 2009-09-08

Photo Image: Dave Banks

For the low, low price of $122. 75, and maybe a weekend of work, this Cannes-worthy backyard theater will be the envy of your neignbors. Read the full tutorial for tips and lessons learned before getting started.

And get this--the guy had to sub out the grommet work to an awning company for an extra $125.00 when all he had to do was check out my Ten Minute Grommet Workshop , don't ya' know?

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