Hitting the Trail: What You Need for that Long Hike


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Hitting the Trail: What You Need for that Long Hike

Sure, the idea of spending any meaningful amount of time outside right now is horrifying – it’s a million degrees in the shade with three thousand percent humidity. But, with any luck, the weather will soon cool, making the idea of being outside more palatable. All of that means that now is the perfect time to start planning for what you’ll need when the weather cools and you want to take that three day hiking trip. Continue reading →


Bring Your Living Room Outside


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Bring Your Living Room Outside

You love your living room. It’s comfortable, stylish, and great for spending time with friends and family. It’s also just so…indoors. What’s one supposed to do when they love their living room, but would like it to be outside when the weather’s nice? Move everything outside for the season and hope it doesn’t get ruined? No…that’s silly. Instead, create an outdoor living room with outdoor furniture that carries the style and function you love inside to the weather you want outside.

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Advice For Before You Build Your Vertical Garden


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Advice For Before You Build Your Vertical Garden

Keeping a garden is great, but they can also take up a lot of space. What are you to do when you want the benefit of fresh veggies and herbs without the desire, or ability, to use up a large amount of space on an in-ground garden bed? Get vertical!

Vertical gardens are growing in popularity thanks to their ability to save you space (and don’t we all need that?), but before you get started, there are a few things you have to keep in mind.

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Working Outside of the Office


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Working Outside of the Office

The sun is shining, the weather’s warm, and you’re stuck in an office, wishing for a touch of sun on your face and an end to unflattering fluorescent lighting. You want to work outdoors, but you aren’t sure how to make that happen.

 

Today we’ll look at three different ways to work outside, as well as what’s needed for each one so that you can decide which style of working in the great outdoors is best for you, and which one your boss seems most likely to let you get away with.

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