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10 Ideas for Outdoor Love and Romance

10 Ideas for Outdoor Love and Romance

Share List Valentines day is just a few short weeks off and many of you GUYS are still looking for that special way to show some love. You need something sweet and romantic, with no distractions from the kids. Somewhere you can be alone doing something you love and just enjoy being together. For all you outdoor  enthusiasts we’ve come up with some ideas that will defiantly have you seeing hearts and stars. Picturesque Picnic –Pack a blanket and carry…

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Can Hiking Really Change Your Brain?

Can Hiking Really Change Your Brain?

Share List No more excuses. There is now a medically necessary reason for you to hit the trails. Doctors have discovered that getting back to nature can scientifically reduce depression, anxiety and even reduce the symptoms of ADHD.  We already know the physical benefits of hiking now were beginning to understand the mental benefits as well. Over 50% of people now live in urban areas and experts predict this will reach 70% by 2050. The average American child now spends half…

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I Want to be an Outdoor Woman

I Want to be an Outdoor Woman

Share List Taking my family camping or hiking or just getting outside with them bring me so much happiness. I’ve learned a lot over the years, especially having a Boy Scout, about wilderness survival. I’ve learned the fundamentals of camping and hiking. I’ve learned what gear to take, how much water you will need and how to purify it. I’ve learned how to dehydrate food and how to store it so you don’t have critters in your camp at night….

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Have You Checked Out Your WMA

Have You Checked Out Your WMA

Share List Spending time outside with your kids is probably one of the most rewarding things you can do. For many of us were not sure where to start or what exactly to do. It wasn’t until just recently that we discovered our states WMA (Wildlife Management Area) What a great resource. I feel like we’ve been missing out on a lot of great opportunities right in my back yard. Our WMA has everything from places in our area to…

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Don’t Forget About Your National Parks

Don’t Forget About Your National Parks

Share List When you think of National Parks you immediately think of places like Yosemite, Yellowstone, or Glacier National Park. But did you know there are more than 412 parks covering more that 84 million acres across the U.S. and surrounding territories. With that being said I’m sure that you can find something to do. With so many parks you need to ask yourself what your in the mood for? How about hiking in the Great Smoky Mountains of Tennessee…

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National Get Outdoor Month

National Get Outdoor Month

Share List For those of us who love the great outdoors June is our favorite month. Its National Get Outdoors Month. Started in 2008 as National Get Outdoors Day it encourages people (especially kids) to connect with nature and a healthy lifestyle. The day has evolved into a month of outdoor activities and many states have adopted the National Get Outdoor Month.  In 2015, more than one million people participated at more than 16,000 activities.              …

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