Whether you are a home owner or looking to own a home in the future, preparing your home in between seasons is an important step to take. Now that fall is officially here, it's time to make sure you stay warm and cozy during those dark nights. The steps listed below will help your home stay energy efficient throughout the season and protect your beloved investment for years to come. From DIY projects to calling your local repair man these are a few of our energy effient ways to get ready for winter!
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After a long day hike, an afternoon climb or a 5 to 6-hour bike ride getting back into the car and traveling back home (usually in traffic) can be a huge downer. You might be hungry for some hot food, or maybe wearing moist clothes from sweating or being caught in a storm - either way - the drive can be quite unpleasant. When planning your adventurous day, the drive home can be the last thing on your mind - but fear not! We have all you need to make that journey back just a little bit more bearable!
Fall is the perfect season to try and explore some local activities in your area. Once the heat wave dies down and the need to sit inside a cool room fades away, you can spend the weekend enjoying the outdoors! Fall can be a busy time with fall festivals, football games or camping reservations every weekend, so we put together some options for your next outing.
Just because Labor Day weekend is over, it doesn’t mean summer has to stop! In the Southeast the higher temperatures continue. While it may not be in the 90’s anymore, the upper 80’s is still a great reason to get out and enjoy your local swimming holes before the season is completely over. Whether you enjoy some time by a stream or river or jump in the frigid waters for a refreshing dip, we've compiled a couple of options for your next adventure. Pack along your car camping gear or load the van for a day trip not to be forgotten!
With a slight chill in the air, Fall is nearing and some would say the best hiking of the year is about to unfold. In the Southeast United States, the tree tops turn a magnificent red, orange and yellow hues to welcome the cooler weather. Some years the glory may only last a few weeks, and some years the fall colors stick around for 2 to 3 months depending on your elevation. With so many amazing places to visit we want you to have plenty of time to plan your fall trips. Check out some of our tips and destinations to visit for some beautiful fall foliage near you.
It’s no secret the Outdoor Industry loves their brews. With the perfect pairing between a ridiculously comfortable Blue Ridge Chair and a cold beer you can’t go wrong. We have the chairs, now what about the beer? August 2nd is the official (yes officially according to the calendar of the national days) IPA day! A global celebration of craft beer’s most beloved and iconic style, the infamous Indian Pale Ale.
With summer brings neighborhood outings and what better way to get the group together than a fun cocktail party? Providing the right atmosphere is just one of many qualifications for the perfect after-work party. The recipe to a successful cocktail party is flowing conversation, the right drinks, tasty foods and the best outdoor furniture around.
We all have those friends that want to go ALL OUT for the holiday with renting a boat, champagne on ice, and fresh steaks for the grill. Vacation time is a great party time, but it doesn’t always have to break your wallet. The 4th of July is a celebration of America (or ‘MERICA, whichever you prefer) and an important time to spend with friends and family. We put together some more budget-friendly options that include staying in the neighborhood or getting out and exploring the town around you!
The New Year rings in some new goals, like rafting a whitewater river, or scaling a high mountain. New goals require new lifestyles, but it is SO COLD! Resist as you might, our bodies crave warm comfort food packed with yummy carbs and savory sugars, even though our mind is telling us to hit the gym and whip up a protein shake. We feel you world! Here are five tasty, satisfying and above all healthy ideas for body and mind.
If you are a hiker and a dog owner, you know your 4-legged buddy comes with some challenges whether you are on a day hike or on a weekend adventure. Keeping some basic safety tips in mind before leaving is a great idea to make sure everyone is safe and has a good time.