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    Have Fun This Summer with These Backyard Family Activities

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    Traditionally, the summertime is a great time to get away with the family. However, work schedules, summer camps, and other activities can keep a family vacation from taking place. But fun family activities don’t have to take place on the road. You can make memories with your family right in your own backyard! There are several family activities that you can do right in your own backyard this summer. Some family activities require strength and teamwork, while others allow you all to relax and enjoy. Also, some of these activities can bring more fun to your next backyard gathering. From giant board games to family yoga, here are six backyard family activities that will make it a memorable summer. Set Up a Virtual Campout Virtual...

    Ultimate Summer Beach Gear Guide

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    One of the most exciting times of the year is packing up for a relaxing getaway to the beach. Enjoying family time in the warm weather with your toes in the sand is one of the best parts of summer. Having the right beach gear helps you have a safe and hassle-free vacation. Before you head out to take on the waves, ensure you have everything you need for a successful beach day with our Ultimate Summer Beach Gear Guide. Summer Beach Gear with Safety and Convenience in Mind Although a day swimming in the water with family seems like it’s all about fun, too much sun exposure can be dangerous to your skin and your health. It’s important to protect yourself from harmful UV…

    5 Fun Outdoor Learning Activities You and Your Kids Will Love

    Schools may close for the rest of the academic year, and summer youth activities are up in the air. So, can we keep our children’s minds busy when they stay home? There are several outdoor learning activities that can take place on a laptop or a television screen. However, there are also many outdoor learning activities that can take place right in your backyard, and don’t require the Internet! Let’s look at 5 fun outdoor learning activities that your kids will love, and can be done in the backyard: Grow Your Own Vegetables Gardening changes and improves kids’ lives, their communities, and the planet. Not only is growing vegetables a fun learning activity, it can lead to healthy habits. Food researchers at Ohio State University...

    Top 10 Things You and Your Family Can Do When You Stay Home

    It’s hard to stay home when the weather starts to get nice. You and your family may be tempted to go hiking, have a picnic in the park, or hit the playground. But until we flatten the curve with social distancing, home is where your health is. You don’t have to be bored or inactive in the house when you stay home. There are plenty of things you and your family can do in your own backyard. In fact, there may be some activities that you wanted to do, if you had the chance to stay home. Now is your chance for you and your family to take advantage of your backyard. Don’t have any family projects in mind? Here’s our list of the top...

    Rediscovering The Outdoors: Family Fun When You Have to Stay Home

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    Stuck at home? Staying home doesn’t mean you can’t step outdoors. In fact, we firmly believe that now is the perfect time to look at your backyard in a whole new way. Whether you choose to redesign your garden with a whole new plan or embark on new backyard adventures with your family: now’s the perfect time to rediscover your backyard space. There are plenty of things you and your family can do in your backyard! Check out these backyard activities you can do while you’re stuck at home, by yourself or for family fun: Have a Backyard Campout There’s no need to go deep into the woods or to a campground to have an outdoor sleepover with your family. A backyard campout gives you...

    Event and Party Tents: Should You Rent or Buy?

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    Event tents are an ideal way to shelter guests from the elements no matter what type of party you’re throwing. Perfect for weddings, corporate events, or even backyard barbecues, party tents and shades will make guests more comfortable and allow your get-together to go off without a hitch. Many people aren’t sure whether to rent or buy an event tent. There are pros and cons to each, and you should first figure out how you’re planning to use party tents before making a decision. Ways to Use Event Tents When most people think of event tents, they automatically think of an outdoor wedding. While that is an incredibly popular reason to purchase or rent party tents, there are many different ways you can use these...

    Protect Yourself Against Skin Cancer: The Benefits of Sun Protection

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    As soon as the temperature starts to rise, it’s time to take advantage of outdoor activities and spending time with family in the sunshine. But with the extra fun comes increased risk of skin cancer. Sun protection is your best line of defense when it comes to skin cancer prevention. The American Cancer Society says staying in the shade can be one of the best lines of defense for your skin. What is Skin Cancer? What exactly is skin cancer? According to the Skin Cancer Foundation and Skincancer.org, it is the uncontrolled growth of abnormal skin cells usually caused by overexposure to ultraviolet radiation. The CDC suggests someone is at a higher risk of getting skin cancer even from a few bad sunburns. There are multiple…

    Pops Ups and More for Winter Sports

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    Just because it’s cold or even snowing doesn’t mean you should forget to utilize shelter at sporting events! Whether it’s tailgating before your team’s football game, or for resting on the slopes, pop-up canopies are perfect for all winter sports! Here are perfect solutions for outdoor recreation this winter. Take Cover During Winter Sports Just because it’s not summer time anymore doesn’t mean you should skimp on shelter. Protecting your skin is just as important in winter. According to Accuweather, sunlight reflects off snow the same way it reflects off a pool in the summertime, which can still cause a sunburn. So, before you hit the slopes, why not make sure you have a reliable shelter to protect you from the elements? If you’re looking…

    Caring for Winter Horses

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    When the temperatures start to dip, it’s time to begin to think about how to keep your horses safe during cold weather. Aside from making sure their water doesn’t freeze over, and perhaps even blanketing them, providing a shelter from the weather is a great way to ensure their health and well-being. Here are some cost effective and easy-to-assemble shelters for your winter horses. Run-In Sheds for Winter Horses Research from the University of Minnesota shows winter horses become more temperature tolerant when offered a shelter. In fact, if they have access to shelter, they can withstand temperatures well below zero. You want to find a shelter that keeps your winter horses safe from the winter weather. But you also don’t want to confine them…

    Black Friday Buying Guide

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    Once you finish Thanksgiving dinner with the family, you know there’s barely any time to let the turkey settle before you’re beginning holiday shopping! The best gifts of all are ones your family can use all year long. Here is a Black Friday Buying Guide that will make your holiday shopping a breeze! Black Friday Buying Guide: ShelterLogic: A Sure Thing Whether you’d like to tidy up your yard, or keep your boat and vehicle safe in rough weather, an outdoor shed or storage building is a gift that will never stop giving. ShelterLogic offers you multiple options that are both affordable and attractive for your backyard space. For that person in your life who needs a safe space to store a boat or a…

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