• 6 Fishing Rods
    Outdoors

    6 Fishing Rods to Check Out in 2017

    There are a lot of fishing rods online, but which ones should you buy? Since there are literally thousands of these, it is impractical to try and read all the reviews. To save you the trouble, we have reviewed and collected the best fishing rods available. Yes, there are a lot to choose from, but these six rods stand out. Saltwater Fishing Rods   Duckett Fishing Inshore Series Casting Rod This 7-foot long rod has an 8 – 17 lb. line weight with moderate power. It is designed for saltwater, comes with zirconia inserts and a cork handle. This single piece rod is also solidly built and ideal for saltwater…

  • Fishing
    Daddy Talk,  Kids,  Outdoors

    3 Simple Tips For Getting Your Kids Into Fishing

    For countless dads around the world, a lazy afternoon spent fishing is more than just a pastime, it’s a fervent passion. Naturally, if you’re an avid angler, you’ll want to share this passion with your kids. While this may sound pretty straightforward now, knowing how to do something you do not necessarily make you a good teacher. If you’re not sure where to begin, here are some simple tips for giving your kids the best possible start to fishing. Keep it Light Don’t be surprised if your kids aren’t showing an immediate interest in fishing. If you try to jam it down their throats, waking them up before sunrise so…

  • Activities
    Family,  Outdoors

    Fun Outdoorsy Activities With the Kids As A Family

    Just because the summer is over doesn’t mean you can’t still enjoy some fun outdoor activities with the kids. Let’s face it; a little rain never hurt anyone! So if you’re looking for things to do on a fall or even winter weekend, here are a few activities to consider. Hiking Hiking is good exercise, and also teaches kids a number of valuable skills. Map reading, using a compass and planning out a journey are all great things to be able to know how to do. Plus with the stunning natural landscape it will give you endless photo opportunities, and it’s loads of fun too. Find a good hiking trail,…

  • Outdoors
    Daddy Talk,  Outdoors,  Parenting

    Want To Raise Outdoors-Loving Kids? 5 Lessons You Must Learn

    For those who don’t understand today’s so-called ‘technological revolution,’ it’s hard to comprehend it. Our kids are spending way more time indoors, playing video games and browsing websites on their tablets. There are so many indoor activities at their disposal that it can be difficult to get them enjoying the outside. But, it can be done. You’re going to need to abide by five important lessons to achieve this goal, and we’re going to list them for you now. Don’t Set An Agenda Disappointment and frustration can easily set in when you’re not following an agenda to the letter. When your kids are exploring the outdoors, though, you should expect…

  • Brita Jug Filter System
    Outdoors,  Product Reviews

    Stay Hydrated with the Brita Jug Filter System

    This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Brita Universal Jug Cooler Filtration System for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. Summer is officially around the corner, and that means Atlanta constantly lives up to its Hot Atlanta name! So it’s always important for our family to make sure we keep cool and hydrated. The truth is when on the go, I often find it hard to make sure my family, and I are drinking enough water, but the new Brita Jug Filtration system and filters have made that challenge an easier one for me. It’s no secret that water from bottles and jugs can get expensive,…

  • Stanley Mugs #Stanleyness
    Outdoors,  Product Reviews

    Stanley Products Makes Great Gifts for Dads

        Are you or someone in your family love to be outside all the time? Any dads out there, who love to hike, camp or just take their kids into the woods for an adventure? I have so many memories with my dad growing up and many of them revolved around our love for the outdoors. He used to pack all of his camping equipment to stay in the woods all day and not come home until it was dark. There were several occasions where we just set up a tent anywhere in the woods and that’s where we slept for the night. Of course, he would have all…

  • Father/Son Camping in Yard
    Family,  Featured,  Outdoors

    10 Spring Activities to Do With Your Kids

      It’s spring again! Where did the time go? Now that the weather is warming up, and it’s not too hot out yet, it’s the perfect time to enjoy the new activities with your kids. To take advantage of the great weather and to help the rainy days pass by quickly, here are our 10 favorite spring activities, both outdoor and indoor: Plant a garden Gardening can be a fun, magical activity that also has huge benefits—both educational and for your kitchen! Regardless of whether you choose to grow a vegetable or flower garden, it’s an amazing experience to grow something from nothing with your children. Camp out…in your own…

  • Camping Equipment
    Outdoors

    4 Useful and Helpful Tactical Gear for the Outdoors

    No matter what type of environment you will be traveling in or what type of job you need to do, there is tactical gear that is designed to help you do the job. The key is to have the proper Range Master Tactical Gear with you when you need it the most. This goes back to the Boy Scouts famous motto about always being prepared. While it may be impossible to know every situation that will come up, there are some pieces of tactical gear you should bring with you no matter what you are doing. This is because these items can be used in a wide variety of situations.…

  • Man Doing yardwork
    Outdoors

    5 Great and Helpful Maintenance Tips for Your Backyard

    Backyard maintenance is something many homeowners put in the too-hard basket until one day they look out their kitchen window and realize the whole place has been overrun by weeds and unruly wild grass. The thing is, with just a small amount of work every day, you can create a backyard paradise. Here’s how. Spring Cleaning Keep an eye on your heard surfaces, including tiles, pavers, garden rocks, fences, gates, and even gazebos. Time and elements take their toll on these items and they can end up covered in grime and dirt. Grab yourself a pressure washer from a specialist like Ryobi and watch them go from lackluster to eye-catching…

  • Man Cleaning Pool
    Family,  Outdoors

    General Swimming Pool Cleaning and Maintenance Steps

      Pool cleaning and maintenance, in general, are two of the most tedious tasks known to man, but are very important in keeping the swimming pool safe and clean so it can be enjoyed for several years. Here are the things you should know about these tasks: Pool Terminologies   Total Alkalinity This refers to the ability of the pool water to withstand pH changes. If the alkalinity of the pool is very low, its pH level will become so sensitive and can swing drastically. Scaling, the water becoming cloudy, and the pH level becoming too high will happen if the opposite happens. The overall alkalinity of the swimming pool…