I Love Sitting By the Campfire

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    My family and I are travelling around Australia , sometimes we can't have a fire but whenever we can we do . Sitting around with a guitar a beer my wife and kids , even the dog is the best . Cheers Dave and Mish
    Davnmish Davnmish
    Jul 13, 2012

    Feeling a bit lost today,

    normally this time of year i would be sitting around the camp fire, watching the dogs play and enjoying good times with family, but thanks to hubby walking out and taking the off road camper and all the camping gear i now cant enjoy one of the things i loved the most......grrrr...
    kylieheartbroken kylieheartbroken
    41-45, F
    Dec 26, 2015

    I just got back from camping.

    It was the first time I had gone since I was little. I am not sure I am cut out for camping honestly, but sitting around the campfire was wonderful and made it all worth while. I just got lost staring into the flames and listening to the crackle and hiss of the wood.... And then...
    morganmuffin morganmuffin
    16-17, F
    4 Responses Aug 19, 2015

    Looking forward to seeing a nice bonfire going!

    Going to crack open a few beers and sit back and enjoy the beautiful night tomorrow!
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    Jul 17, 2015

    Year round we have fires in the pit at my home,

    sons bring their guitars and we sit there til late in the evening, cutting off the noise when it gets near bedtime for the younger neighbours are ready for bed, and then it's quiet conversation and laughter, best days of the years for me
    donontario donontario
    61-65, M
    Mar 26

    Some Of My Fondest Memories

    I don't think anything beats sitting around a campfire with friends and family. I remember going camping with my older sis when I was a teenager. We had some good laughs, deep conversations, would freak each other out, tease that we hoped nothing was in the bushes if someone had...
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    3 Responses Oct 5, 2012

    But I hate to be on fire.

    When I was seven, my mother was a girl scout leader for my 2 older sisters. One camp out weekend my father was out of town on business so I went along on the camp out. It was a warm summer night and we were all making 'smores. I had my shirt off because of the warm Texas heat...
    Fatherofthedaughter Fatherofthedaughter
    56-60, M
    5 Responses Dec 16, 2015

    Being around a campfire just makes all of my

    happy memories flood back to me. When I was a kid, and my parents were together, we used to have fires almost every night or weekend during the summer. It made me so happy, to be with them, to make s ' mores, to laugh with them.. Now that I am a teenager, I've taken my live of...
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    Feb 2, 2015
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    2 Responses Oct 12, 2015
    Justastrandedgirl Justastrandedgirl
    18-21, F
    Mar 7, 2015

    I didn't even know this group was here!

    Sitting by the campfire is one of my all time favorite things to do. I love spacing out and looking deep into the coals....my favorite part is the when the coals are the color of a creamsicle. One time I was camping with the ex at Mohawk Trail state park. We had a great site up...
    Rolle2323 Rolle2323
    61-65, F
    2 Responses Oct 4, 2015

    I look forward to weinie roast

    and roasted marshmallows... Also the family and friends hanging out. If it's flammable, I'm burning it up in our campfire...
    deleted deleted
    Feb 25

    I love sitting around the campfire with friends

    just talking about what ever and not worrying about anything or anyone trying to ruin it
    13-15, F
    Nov 29, 2015

    The Smell And Feel Of The Campfire

    My wife thinks the smell from the smoke of the campfire is better than most colognes. I agree with her, it smells natural and usually makes people that we pass jealous that we've been out by the fire.
    Kerisay Kerisay
    41-45, M
    Jul 19, 2012

    Had the first campfire of the year last weekend!

    It was not as nice as we had hoped. The weather was fine but, all the snow had just melted and it was suuuuper muddy. And not just like regular mud. It was the sticky kind that when you keep walking through it, it makes your shoes weigh a ton. Not the greatest campfire...
    TheKristaJo TheKristaJo
    22-25, F
    Mar 26, 2015
    LiveToLoveMilo2014 LiveToLoveMilo2014
    18-21, F
    May 27, 2015

    A nice fire at night with

    that someone special makes for a perfect night
    justmyself11 justmyself11
    56-60, M
    1 Response Oct 13, 2015

    Sitting by the campfire with family.

    Roasting marsh mellows and hot dogs. Some good memories to remember.
    badgirlbee badgirlbee
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Sep 29, 2015

    My Fire Addiction

    ...which technically doesn't hold weight as I need to start it so regularly. (That's my excuse and I'm sticking to it!!) I only have a fire in my house as heating so I need it ten months outta the year here. On summer evenings like this one, I usually have a fire outside invite...
    earthyembers earthyembers
    36-40, F
    Aug 10, 2012

    This is one of the things I miss about my

    hometown. The campfire brings me and my friends together. We share good music, funny stories, and then drink to our hearts content! It is an intimate moment to just sit there and stare at the stars, wondering how we can make better version of ourselves and achieve or dreams...
    DiwaYata DiwaYata
    26-30, F
    1 Response Feb 26
    theguywiththeredhair theguywiththeredhair
    18-21, M
    2 Responses Dec 21, 2015

    A very nice and enjoyable time!

    Rather it's just you by yourself or just a few friends.
    yrnjojo yrnjojo
    18-21, M
    May 9, 2015

    I've always had this 'vision' of me at a camp,

    sitting next to my best friend by the camp fire, and just talking and relaxing.
    trismason trismason
    13-15, F
    Mar 3, 2015

    Its Favorite Pastime Of Mine

    Watching flames chew away logs is something I do all the time since we have a fireplace in the living room. Sometimes when I can't sleep, I make a fire and sit on the fireplace for hours, just watching flames dance. My dad must think I'm a pyromaniac by now! In the summer when...
    Alprazolam Alprazolam
    18-21, F
    Dec 3, 2012

    We have a fire pit in the back yard.

    I love the smell of the burning wood. I love the warmth and the smell
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    1 Response Nov 21, 2014

    I miss campfire song songs we had in guide

    camps singing till the sky is black and putting candles and torches on to find the tent to go to bed
    purpleturtle5 purpleturtle5
    41-45, F
    1 Response Feb 17

    I love to sit by a camp fire with my friends.

    I love to sing and talk till we can barely keep our eyes open!!! 😍
    liliya01 liliya01
    13-15, F
    Aug 4, 2015

    has anyone ever sat by the fire on a crisp

    Autumn night. i remember this one time that me and my girlfriend would sit by the fire on most nights and would often sharpen our swords or tell stories or just sit together you know have a good time. anyways i don't know why it feels so good i don't know if its the warmth of...
    SladeBolinLeaderofEp SladeBolinLeaderofEp
    18-21, M
    2 Responses Dec 15, 2014


    I love the smell of the campfire, and the warmth of sitting close to it. Every time I smell a campfire, I love it, even if I am just driving by and happen to smell it. And I also like roasting marshmallows and having vegetarian s'mores ^_^ (regular marshmallows oddly enough have...
    animallover110293 animallover110293
    22-25, F
    1 Response May 17, 2013

    When I was younger we would spend our summers

    camping, making fires and cooking over them. The smell of a fire always brings back a sense of long, lazy summers.
    BriBrian BriBrian
    22-25, M
    Jul 30, 2015
    guynamedcb guynamedcb
    31-35, M
    Nov 29, 2015

    For Many, the Campfire Is a Special Communal Experience.

    I wonder if enjoying a campfire returns us to simpler times, before light could be provided at the flick of a switch?  Fire appears magical in how it's produced:  the heating and igniting of wood providing sources of both light and heat.  The crackling sounds and...
    UnderEli UnderEli
    46-50, M
    2 Responses Jul 28, 2009

    camping in southern Kentucky .

    no rain today campfire tonight
    Direwolf65 Direwolf65
    51-55, M
    Jun 23, 2015

    Totally Love It.....

    I totallly love sitting around the camp fire, so relaxing, and when your with good friends and family, it rocks...again, so very relaxing. When we cannot make it to camping due to our work schedules, we have a nice good size pit fire in our back yard, and we will sit around the...
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    1 Response Jun 30, 2010

    Some of my best memories of childhood are the

    camping trips. I liked to sometimes just stare in the camp fire and listen to all the sounds of the night. Just need a good bug repellent.
    SaraBlaze SaraBlaze
    18-21, F
    Mar 22
    classcore classcore
    26-30, M
    Mar 16, 2015
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