14 Sep 2021

Review: Outland Living Firebowl Propane Fire Pit (893 Deluxe) with Refillable Tank

By |2021-09-15T15:51:10-07:00Sep 14, 2021 - Tuesday|Product Reviews, Reviews, Travel|0 Comments

Read: 12 mins. Record-breaking wildfires sweeping across California and the west coast over the past, few years has become a sad reality due to rising temperatures and prolonged droughts. With campfire restrictions in place, most places still allow propane fire pits. Camping is just not the same without a campfire, and the Outland Living Firebowl fire pit aims to address that.

2 Jul 2021

Summit Fever: Turn Back or Continue in Face of Danger?

By |2021-07-22T11:59:44-07:00Jul 2, 2021 - Friday|Health, Travel|0 Comments

Read: 12 mins. Twelve years ago on a hike up Yosemite's Half Dome, a friend shared an important term with me: Summit Fever. The state of mind where the desire to reach an objective -- at whatever costs -- is so strong, irrational decisions or illogical choices could be made with potentially dangerous or fatal consequences. The realization changed the way I hike and why I try my best not to leave anyone behind.

19 May 2021

Review: Mr. Heater Buddy Indoor-Safe Portable Propane Radiant Heater (MH9BX, F232000) Red-Black

By |2021-10-01T10:26:56-07:00May 19, 2021 - Wednesday|Product Reviews, Reviews, Travel|0 Comments

Read: 9 mins. The Mr. Heater Buddy series had been among the most-recommended, portable warmers rated for safe indoor and outdoor use. With proper preparations and precautions, that can certainly be the case even when no heater is 100% safe. In this review, we will go over the pros, cons, and tips for using this popular warmer.

28 Apr 2021

2022 Toyota Sienna (Woodland Special Edition) – Rugged, Lifted AWD Minivan for the Outdoors

By |2021-09-26T16:49:07-07:00Apr 28, 2021 - Wednesday|Family, Travel|0 Comments

Read: 5 mins. Toyota announced the 2022 Sienna Woodland Special Edition on April 27, 2021, a rugged, lifted minivan with all-wheel drive geared towards the outdoorsy person. Will this convince families on the fence between a SUV and a minivan? Will mobile warriors consider the upcoming Sienna for their outdoor adventures? For our family, that is a resounding YES!

12 Jul 2020

Power Generators: Gas vs Propane vs Battery Station (and Solar)

By |2021-09-09T22:26:48-07:00Jul 12, 2020 - Sunday|Do-It-Yourself, General, Travel|2 Comments

Read: 9 mins. In an emergency, we could find ourselves stranded with no electricity in a World that is consuming much more power today than ever before. Just in the past year alone, the globe was hit with numerous fires, earthquakes, hurricanes, tornadoes, tsunamis, and even riots! Solar panels were installed in our home earlier this year during the COVID-19 pandemic that resulted in grid power staying shut for nearly the entire day while the family had to work from home and do distance learning. In this article, we look into generators and battery power stations to provide electricity, and look at the differences between gas, propane, and battery as energy sources.

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