Category Archives: Outdoor living

Great Valentines Day Dates For A Fun, Flirty Time On A Budget

Looking for a Valentine’s Day date that won’t break the bank? These fun and intimate date ideas will make you (and your valentine!) glad you were on a budget this year. Continue reading

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Planning An International Trip? Ten Things To Remember To Bring

If you’re thinking about taking a big international trip, but have never been abroad, these ten things you might not know you need can add a little ease to your trip, and save you having to figure out the hard way all the things you should have brought! Continue reading

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Sick Of Paying To Power Your Holiday Lights? Try Solar Ones Instead

If last year’s holiday electric bills threatened to turn you into a Scrooge, consider switching to solar instead of skipping the season. They’re reasonably priced, easy to install, totally free to maintain, and just as beautiful as last year’s setup! Continue reading

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Light Up The Night – How Solid Planning Can Ease The Pain Of Hanging Holiday Lights

Ease the pain of holiday decorating with a little planning: the pain-free way to hang your outdoor holiday lights. Continue reading

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Solar Powered Landscape Lighting: A Better Way To Brighten Your Back Yard

Landscape lighting is expensive, and can be a huge pain in your wallet to install. But having the right lights on your home can do wonders for its exterior ambiance, and is great for back yard entertaining. So what’s a budget conscious homeowner to do? Consider solar landscape lighting as an alternative (or an improvement!) – easy to install and cost-free to maintain, solar powered outdoor lights are the answer to your budget woes – and will light up your stay-at-home nights. Continue reading

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Keep Your Back Yard Safe And Save A Buck Doing It: Why To Choose Solar Path Lighting

Having adequate lighting in your back yard not only enhances the appearance of your home and the ambiance of your patio, but is essential to keeping you and your family and guests safe. But installing solar path lighting rather than a traditional electric lights can save you a ton of money in the short and long run, for a lot of reasons, delivering the same result with a lot less hassle. Continue reading

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Add A Little Magic To Your Back Yard With These Whimsical Garden Statues

If you’re looking to create a fairy tale back yard, you need the cast to populate it. From lawn gnomes to gargoyles to anthropomorphic frogs, whimsical, fantasy statues can give you a glimpse into another world – or just start a conversation in your own! Continue reading

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Light Up The Night (And Your Back Yard) With Whimsical Solar Statues

Full blown landscape lighting looks great, and can even increase the value of your home, but with high installation and maintenance costs, traditional outdoor lighting might not be your best option. Instead, solar lights – especially those installed into small garden statues – can go a long way to lighting your garden, as well as adding a delightful touch of whimsy, at a mere fraction of the startup cost, and without any maintenance expenses at all. Plus, they’re adorable! Continue reading

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Banish The Basket: A Better Way To Picnic

Picnicking is no longer dependent on awkward shaped, poorly balanced wicker baskets. In fact, there’s a whole revolution of lightweight, easy to carry picnic satchels, totes, and backpacks complete with lightweight gear and even a picnic blanket. Continue reading

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Raise A Glass, Pack The Bottle: The Best Ways To Transport Wine

Traveling with a big, heavy, breakable glass bottle of wine can be difficult – and dangerous, both for the wine and the rest of your luggage. But whether you’re looking to check a lot of wine onto a plane, or just transport a bottle to a friend’s house or a picnic site, we can help you find the best way to do it Continue reading

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