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The Portable Nomad Grill Will Bring You Back to Charcoal

Portable charcoal grills have a reputation for being hot, messy, and fragile. The NOMAD Grill and Smoker aims to change all that with their bad-ass briefcase grill that is designed to give you the charcoal flavor you desire at…

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iKamper Wedge Rooftop Tent – The Blue Dot Voyager

Rooftop tents continue to evolve in both design and functionality to meet the needs of their customers. The brands that innovate and improve their products will continue to lead the way, which is why the new iKamper Blue Dot…

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5 Reasons Why I’ll Always Own a Pickup Truck

My first pickup truck was a 1991 Ford Ranger and since then I have owned a 2001 and 2008 F-150. All three trucks treated me well, but the Ranger started my love affair with trucks.…

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How To Use a Chainsaw Safely

October is Chainsaw Safety Month, and Husqvarna has shared some tips with us on how to use a chainsaw safely.…

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The All New Lexus RX 500h Is a Performance Luxury Family SUV

The all-new 2023 Lexus RX seeks to continue this tradition by introducing a fifth-generation RX that retains all of the qualities that RX owners have grown to love but introduces a few stylistic and drivetrain changes that modernize the…

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How To Prevent Frozen Pipes This Winter

It's bitter cold outside and you go to turn on your water or take a bath and, surprise! No water. There's a good chance that the water in your pipes has frozen therefore stopping the flow of water into…

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Water Damage Repair: What Can You Salvage

When water damage occurs, the first step is assessing the source of the water and thus its category. This is important because the category determines what can be saved and what can't be saved.…

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Go Organic to Shrink Your Gardening Budget

Green thumbs rejoice! The long-standing Illustrated Guide to Gardening from Reader's Digest has been recently revised and updated to include color photos, illustrations, and is entirely focused on organic solutions.…

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How to Build a Raised Planter Box

We built a raised planter box to introduce our son to the responsibilities of tending a garden and enjoying the fruits of his labor.…

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Go Off-Roading in Silence With the Jeep Wrangler 4XE

Off-roading usually requires the occasional engine revs to get the RPMs up, but when you've got instant torque in electric mode with the Jeep Wrangler 4XE, you've opened up an entirely new world of wheeling.…

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Ojai Glamping at Caravan Outpost

Ojai glamping is the perfect weekend getaway from Los Angeles. Yes, it can get a bit crowded on weekends, but when you’re glamping in a luxury Airstream trailer--it’s well worth it.…

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How to Build a Raised Redwood Deck

Building a raised redwood deck is one of the most popular home improvement projects a homeowner can take on. They're fast to build, redwood is affordable to buy, and they are always a beautiful addition to any yard. …

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Off-Road Driving Lights Are a Must-Have Mod

After using a good set of off-road driving lights, you'll wonder how you ever survived without them. The improved visibility makes a huge difference when driving at dusk, dawn, or at night. …

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CVT Mt. Hood Rooftop Tent Review

Last week I camped with friends and family near Bridgeport, CA, and had an opportunity to check out the CVT Mt. Hood hardshell rooftop tent. My friend Morgan West picked up the tent the week before and couldn’t stop…

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5 DIY Tasks to Get Your Car Road Trip Ready

Our family loves road trips. Living in Los Angeles we are blessed with a myriad of day trip options as well as fun weekend trips. But before we embark on any adventure we always check to make sure our…

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Garmin Instinct 2

I’ve relied on Garmin GPS products for overlanding and adventure travel, and I’ve been wearing the Garmin Instinct GPS watch for a couple years now and love it! So, I was excited to hear about the Garmin Instinct 2…

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The Best Front Runner Accessories

Here's a list of my favorite Front Runner Accessories, that I've used on countless road trips, overlanding adventures, and day trips to the beach or desert.…

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32 Stylish Modern Decks

These are some of the most stylish decks we've ever seen. They flow seamlessly from a modern home and seem to melt into their surroundings.…