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Summer Must Have Gear 2022

Summer Must Have Gear 2022

HELLO SUMMER! I've been yearning for summer since January have you? Though summer doesn't officially start for another 20 days, you can gear up now with all the clothing and supplies you need to make the most of your summer adventures.* This post contains affiliate...

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75 Holiday Gift Ideas for Everyone

75 Holiday Gift Ideas for Everyone

It's that time guys! Need some fabulous gift ideas for your holiday shopping? Below you will find holiday gift ideas for everyone on your list. Here are some of my favorite gifts for travelers, fishing gifts, gifts for hikers, skiing gifts, biking gifts, foodie gifts,...

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How to Dress like Yellowstone Characters UPDATED

How to Dress like Yellowstone Characters UPDATED

[Note: This post is continually updated. Check back if you are looking for something that you don't see here yet and let us know in the comments.] Are you watching the show Yellowstone? If not, you have something awesome to discover, I haven't been this entertained in...

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Camp Chef Pro 60X Review: Ultimate Foodie Camp Stove

Camp Chef Pro 60X Review: Ultimate Foodie Camp Stove

If you are a foodie that likes to camp and be outside, I have the perfect outdoor cooking system for you. It's the Camp Chef Pro 60X and it can do just about anything. I've been using it for about three weeks and I'm in LOVE with this stove and wondering how I've done...

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Camping Gear that Doubles as Emergency Preparedness

Camping Gear that Doubles as Emergency Preparedness

One great thing about being a camper is that you are automatically equipped for emergency preparedness to some extent. It's like a two for one, you buy gear knowing it will be fun and useful while camping and that it will also serve you should times get tough. I have...

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Smithey Skillet Review: Perfect Cast Iron Egg Pan

Smithey Skillet Review: Perfect Cast Iron Egg Pan

Did you know that there is an ideal egg pan that is non-stick and non-toxic? The Smithey Skillet No. 8 cast iron skillet is the ideal egg pan. What's ideal? A pan that won't leach dangerous chemicals into your food while allowing your eggs to slide around without...

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Stargazer Cast Iron Skillet Review: Functional Art

Stargazer Cast Iron Skillet Review: Functional Art

My obsession with cast iron skillets has led me to this beautiful Stargazer Skillet. Look at it. Don't you love that star on the helper handle? It's even more beautiful on the bottom where you can see the date stamped as well. I love that retro-ish starburst, it's...

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Field Skillet Review: Cast Iron I Can’t Live Without

Field Skillet Review: Cast Iron I Can’t Live Without

You know how important something is to you by asking "What would I grab if the house was burning down?" Apart from living creatures and photos, my answer was always my blender because I didn't want to be without my green smoothies. Well that has changed and now it is...

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Electra Townie 7 D Step-Through Cruiser Bike

Electra Townie 7 D Step-Through Cruiser Bike

Okay, I am going to try not to gush. But I'll tell you upfront, the Electra Townie 7 D Step-Through Cruiser Bike is one of my all time favorite bikes. Certainly there is no bike out there that is more comfortable that the Townie. It's the flat foot, step through...

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Eagles Nest Outfitters Lounger Camp Chair Review

Eagles Nest Outfitters Lounger Camp Chair Review

Last month I reviewed the Eagles Nest Outfitters Lounger Hanging Chair and it was practically life changing. If you don't have it already, you should probably drop everything and go get one because the joy it brings is something you might wonder how you lived without...

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Alps Mountaineering Camber Chair Review

Alps Mountaineering Camber Chair Review

If you appreciate great looking design at the campsite, you're going to love the Alps Mountaineering Camber Camp Chair. Look at it. Those lime green legs! The shape, the contrasting gray--it's a modern aesthetic that I really love, but even better, it's as comfortable...

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Seal Line Black Canyon Boundary Pack Review

Seal Line Black Canyon Boundary Pack Review

Need a light weight dry bag in the form of a backpack? Check out the Seal Line Black Canyon Boundary Pack. This bad boy comes in three sizes and four colors. They are perfect for paddling, boating and river rafting trips. I also love them for hauling gear to the...

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Giro Ember MIPS Helmet Review

Giro Ember MIPS Helmet Review

The Giro Ember MIPS Helmet is a women-specific helmet geared towards avid road riders who want maximum protection and comfort with minimum weight. A patented Roc Loc 5 system allows you to easily adjust the fit. There's a dial in the back and the side straps are also...

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Black Diamond Revolt Headlamp Review

Black Diamond Revolt Headlamp Review

The Black Diamond Revolt Headlamp eliminates the question of whether you want a USB charging headlamp or battery powered because it does both. That gives me peace of mind and options. An intuitive battery life indicator (green for plenty charged, yellow for running...

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Nantucket Lightship Bike Basket Review

Nantucket Lightship Bike Basket Review

The Nantucket Lightship Bike Basket is a classic, and the brand's best selling basket. Who doesn't love that traditional look of a wicker bike basket and a cruiser? Made from finely woven ratan cane, the basket is a replica of 1800's Nantucket baskets. It's easy to...

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Picture Keeper Connect Review: On the Go Photo Storage

Picture Keeper Connect Review: On the Go Photo Storage

Do you take a lot of pictures with your phone? I take a crazy amount of photos, especially when I'm traveling, often running out of storage. Picture Keeper Connect is a wonderful solution to that sinking feeling when your phone tells you you are almost out of space....

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GSI Outdoors Anodized Dutch Oven Review

GSI Outdoors Anodized Dutch Oven Review

The GSI Outdoors Anodized Dutch Oven is a wonderful way to enjoy campfire cooking. I love the concept of a one-pot meal, and this will allow you to prepare one easily and with the ambiance of watching it cook over open flame. The GSI Outdoors Anodized Dutch Oven is a...

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GCI Freestyle Rocker Camp Chair Review

GCI Freestyle Rocker Camp Chair Review

Here is an awesome, must-have outdoor rocking chair guys, the GCI Freestyle Rocker Camp Chair. I'm crazy about the rocker chairs. They are perfect for people who fidget, and that movement is so relaxing. This one is a regular-chair height at 19 inches, and it is so...

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Pizzacraft Pizzeria Pronto Outdoor Pizza Oven Review

Pizzacraft Pizzeria Pronto Outdoor Pizza Oven Review

Okay guys, this one is life changing. I am not kidding. I can just barely contain my excitement long enough to tell you about my new favorite thing--the Pizzacraft Pizzeria Pronto Outdoor Pizza Oven. Whoever thought this up should be enshrined. Pizza is my favorite...

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Leatherman Skeletool RX Review

Leatherman Skeletool RX Review

You know how you're supposed to keep a window shattering tool in your car in case you end up in water? I know, I shudder to think of it too. And you're supposed to be able to cut through a seatbelt easily as well. Well here is the perfect tool for this and way beyond....

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Giro Sonnet Bike Helmet

Giro Sonnet Bike Helmet

The Giro Sonnet Bike Helmet is the most comfortable helmet I've ever worn. It's so light weight, that as helmets go, I hardly know it's there. The fit is perfect for me, and it's easy to adjust. My son has used it several times in a pinch, and he loves it too. I...

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Ariat Probaby Lacer Boot: Travel Friendly Riding Boots

Ariat Probaby Lacer Boot: Travel Friendly Riding Boots

A while back I fell in love with Ariat's Probaby boots for their comfort and style. I really fell for the stars on the sides. Well check this out, they have another version called the Ariat Probaby Lacer Boot. These give you the fun of having stars on your feet, the...

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Exped Daypack & Bike Poncho Review

Exped Daypack & Bike Poncho Review

Leave it to Exped to make a rain poncho cool. I don't know how, but they upgraded this backpack staple. The Exped Daypack & Bike Poncho is a high quality rain poncho that packs down small. It's perfect to throw in your daypack to have just in case. The material...

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Costa Wingman Sunglasses Review

Costa Wingman Sunglasses Review

Costa Del Mar makes some major comfortable sunglasses. If you are going to be around water, these polarized lenses and ultra comfy, lightweight fit is worth the investment. See those rubberized temples? They are soft. They feel good against your skin and don't slip...

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Revo Raconteur Aviator Sunglasses

Revo Raconteur Aviator Sunglasses

I have been really getting into aviator style sunglasses in the last year or so. I feel like that extra bit of lens at the bottom adds up to more sun protection, and I like the look. Polarized aviators, like these Revo Raconteur Aviator Sunglasses are even better...

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Big Agnes Helinox Sunset Chair

Big Agnes Helinox Sunset Chair

Big Agnes has outdone themselves with the new Big Agnes Helinox Sunset Chair. How they managed to make such a comfortable chair so lightweight and packable I don't know, but I want to see more of this. We took it camping and fought over it. It's perfect for small car...

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Ariat Probaby Comfortable Cowgirl Boots for Travel

Ariat Probaby Comfortable Cowgirl Boots for Travel

Have you ever travelled with cowgirl/cowboy boots?  To a minimalist like me it might seem frivolous at first glance.  But try on a boot like Ariat's Probaby and you immediately rethink it.  They're super comfy and oh so cute.  Look at those stars!  Comfortable Cowgirl...

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Exped Mega Mat: Luxury Meets Bad Ass

Exped Mega Mat: Luxury Meets Bad Ass

Over the years I've used a lot of different sleeping pads for camping, and also slept right on the ground with nothing but a sleeping bag. Exped's Mega Mat is my all time favorite sleeping mat. It rivals my bed at home, and I have an awesome bed. Though it is...

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