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Best Kept Secrets of The Northwest

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  It seems that when summer hits that all our favorite local Northwest areas are overrun with people. Whether it’s your local lake, or some place as well known as Alki Beach, there are people EVERYWHERE! It’s almost impossible to get a space to yourself, much less a parking spot. We thought it would be […]

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10 Best Camping Apps

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We have been looking through the app stores to find the 10 Best Camping Apps that you need when heading off for your summer camping trip. It seems we are becoming more and more attached to our smart devices even when “getting back to nature” so we thought that we could help you out by giving […]

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Count Down To Summer! Is your backyard ready for the season of sun and fun?

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As the official count down to summer has now started, we’re all thinking about camping, hiking and, my favorite, BACKYARD BBQ! I’ve put together a wish list for the Backyard BBQ fan like me. Some of these things are more necessary than others, but hey, this is a wish list! First, of course, is the […]

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Gearing Up For Summer And Warm Weather

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As the spring comes to an end in the next month and summer gets ever closer, I have been thinking about the things I will need for both camping trips and backyard use. A big part of our summer is camping. But what about the guy that just wants good, comfortable furniture out by his […]

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Gourmet Camping – Taking your food to the next level

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 Here are a few Gourmet Camping recipes that are easy at the campfire or camping stove and will impress your fellow campers. We all love the typical camping foods, simply because they are the staples that say camping. S’mores, hotdogs and burgers are always fun and easy food, but sometimes those can get a little…..boring. […]

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Nerdy Camping. We want our trees and our tech too!

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We live in a tech world full of tech gadgets, so nerdy camping is something that has become very real. Some people (myself included) are a little more “tech dependent” than others, but at this point almost all of us have a cell phone, tablet, or i-something. We have become completely attached, and the idea […]

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Spring Is here, are you ready for some Baseball!!

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So, the spring training schedule is coming to an end and we here in Seattle are gearing up for a great year of Mariners Baseball at Safeco Field! So here are my thoughts on this season. Will Cano’s home run numbers drop off? We think that it is possible that they might, at least a […]

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THINK OUTSIDE THE CAMPGROUND- LINDSEY SIESS

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Hey everyone! With raising two kids (three if you count my husband), working full time and coaching sports, I have a hard time finding time to myself.  If I can get even an hour a week to myself, I can say it’s a successful one.  When I am able to get that hour here or […]

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How to “camp” in style overnight, waiting in line for tickets to Mackelmore headlining in Seattle.

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People are willing to wait all night, sometimes even days, for that Black Friday deal, the newest phone or pad, tickets.  Being in on whatever is worth the discomfort of the cold, hard concrete, and bathroom-less line.  We thought we’d offer a few tips on making the overnight line camp out a little more manageable. […]

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Just in time for spring and summer reviews!

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Just in time for spring and summer reviews and stories, production versions of TravelChair’s new Joey Chair and SleepRite Cot that were introduced at OR Summer Market are now available and ready to ship for testing and review. What could be better than relaxing around the campfire after a hard days work AND testing one more product! It’s the stuff product reviewers’ […]

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