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Confession: We only made it to Brownies in Girl Scouts.

While this blemish on our otherwise flawless childhood (we kid) has never once hindered our life prior, all of our insecurities came rushing back when someone recently asked, “Can you build a fire?” No Duraflame logs allowed.

We panicked. We wished we’d married an Eagle Scout. Then we called one.

Turns out, all you need to achieve a campfire-worthy flame are a few old newspapers, some kindling and matches. Watching this video wouldn’t hurt, either.

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