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Best Water Shoes for Summer 2018

If you enjoy outdoor activities as much as I do, you know the importance of selecting appropriate and high-quality equipment. For thirty years, I’ve hiked, camped, kayaked and climbed my way through 45 of 50 states and several foreign countries. I can tell you from personal experience that no other product demands more careful scrutiny[…]

The Best Wired Outdoor Speakers For Your Home

The latest gadgets and gizmos always attract me. I embrace new technology with open arms, eagerly anticipating the next big thing. The latest iPhone, game, and other shiny new pieces of technology attract us. Sometimes, they even distract us from logical thought. After making a big mistake, I decided to research outdoor speakers before I[…]

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Choosing a Baby Activity Center to Delight Your Little One

When I brought home my first baby, it wasn’t long before I thought, “Well, what do we DO all day?” Certainly there are diapers to change, bottles to scrub, and loads of laundry to wash! But often parents want to know how to play with their baby in those early days. Enter: the baby activity[…]

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The Best Camping Hammock for Camping and Backpacking

Is there anything more relaxing than swinging in a hammock and listening to nothing but the sound of the wind in the trees? I don’t think so! If you are looking for the best camping hammock for your next camping or backpacking trip, you’ve come to the right place. Whether you want to replace your[…]

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Picking the Best High Chair for Your Little One

Some items just seem obvious when registering for a new baby. Every parent needs a car seat, a stroller, and maybe even a swing. But a high chair? It may not be on your radar. If you are expecting (or expecting again) it may surprise you how quickly your new baby is ready for food. As[…]