Outdoors Fun

  • 5 Ways to Have a Barefoot Friendly Yard This Summer

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    Is there anything than running barefoot in the summer? Shoes are optional when the sun is shining down. While being barefoot is so relaxing, it can be a quite painful experience if you do not have a yard that is ready for your bare tootsies. Here are some quick and easy things you can do to have a Barefoot Friendly Yard for your "no shoe" adventures this summer. Continue reading

  • Your Complete Pool Party Checklist

    Pool Party Checklist

     

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    Summer isn't complete without having at least one pool party! Whether you are hosting adults, kids, or both, this Pool Party Checklist will ensure that you have the hottest party of the summer that your friends and family want to come over every weekend to enjoy your pool!

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  • How To Cater Your Party On A Budget

    Cater Your Party On A Budget

    So maybe you just got some cool upgrades to your backyard or the weather's particularly impressive that season, and you’re thinking that it’s an excellent time to plan a party to celebrate. We think so too, but there’s bound to be a lot to do. Between the guest list, activities, and decorations that you need to get done, you may not even want to think about catering the party. Today we will share a few tips to help you save money on how to cater your party on a budget and make the process less stressful!

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  • 4 DIY Backyard Upgrades

    4 DIY Backyard Upgrades

    Every year millions of Americans look out on their backyards and mentally commit themselves to finally improving the looks of their yard. The only problem is many people are not quite sure where to start. Here's a handy guide for 4 DIY Backyard Upgrades as a starting point as you find the best place (or places) to start your backyard DIY upgrades. Continue reading

  • How to Create the "Must-Have" Event Venue

    Create the Must Have Event Venue

    Running an event venue is an excellent opportunity to earn a living in a way that brings joy to others. Your venue brings large groups of people together for celebrations, and this is something that you can take pride in. However, your venue may not be as successful and profitable as it could be. Regardless of whether your venue specializes in weddings and receptions or if it’s more multi-purpose, these tips can help you to improve its appeal.

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  • 5 Creative Outdoor Event Themes You Should Consider

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    Are you planning a themed party? You probably don’t want to do a theme that’s been done over and over, like Hollywood or the carnival. Fortunately, there’s a myriad of potential themes to choose from. Here are 5 creative outdoor event themes to give you place to start your search. Continue reading

  • Tools For Responsible Car Owners

    Tools For Responsible Car Owners

    Many people believe they can just get into their car and drive.  They believe the car will take care of itself, and if there's a problem, they can always go to the mechanic.  But a car is not only an investment, it is a complex machine that is an integral part of daily life. In reality, it is a good idea to have some familiarity with your vehicle and a rudimentary understanding of some basic mechanics.  Everyone should prepare a toolkit in their car in case of emergencies and understand how to fix small problems and this toolkit can save you a fortune in future repairs and with any accident lawyers.  A well-stocked toolkit may  also help you if you are stranded without a shop in sight. Continue reading

  • Build Your Own DIY Slip 'n Slide

    How to Build a DIY Slip 'n Slide

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    Remember when you were a kid? All those long summer days playing baseball, drinking lemonade, and playing on that slip 'n slide? You know, the one that ripped after the second time you used it? Year after year, good old dad would go buy a new one, and year after year we would get somewhere between one and four days of fun out of it.

    What if things could be different? This year, you're going to learn how to build your own DIY slip 'n slide that is bigger, better, and far more durable than the ones you'll find at the store.

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  • Must Have Equipment For Hosting Outdoor Winter Events

    Hosting social events can be done all year long – even during winter. In fact, outdoor winter parties are some of the most memorable because they happen less frequently. The most important element of any outdoor party in the winter is keeping guests comfortable. As long as your attendees are warm, they will be able to enjoy the festivities, just as they would at any other time of the year. Here is must-have equipment when hosting outdoor winter events to ensure a great time for all your guests: Continue reading

  • How to Make a Winter Box for Stray Cats

    Winter is a wonderful time of year when you have the security of warm clothes, a cozy home, and plenty of food. Humans aren’t the only creatures that need food and shelter during the cold winter months. Stray cats have a rough time, especially when temperatures drop below freezing.

    In addition to harsh weather, feral cats are also susceptible to attacks by other animals, diseases, and automobile accidents. If you’ve seen strays near your home, one way to help is by using your handyman skills to create an insulated house for them. Here are steps to build an affordable shelter for these furry creatures within an hour.

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