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10 Gifts for the Man in Your Life Who “Doesn’t Need Anything”

By Leah Guill | November 7, 2021

As the past gifts of automobile parts and toys, gift cards and neckties pile up in your house, you ask, “WHAT do you WANT this year?” only to receive the deflating answer of “nothing”. We share your frustration but hope we can help with some ideas that you (or him) haven’t thought of. So! time…

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Gregory Border Traveler 30L

By Christian Parrott | November 5, 2021

The Gregory Border Traveler 30L backpack is simply the best backpack I have ever owned. The quality of this backpack is unmatchable compared to the backpacks I have laying around my house. There are so many compartments to store away your goods and keep them fresh. I love all the compartments so you can divide all…

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Costa Santiago Sunglasses – For Those Who Love Being On The Water

By Chris Guill | October 31, 2021

In a sea of sunglasses brands, there is one brand that stands out for paying more than lip service to their environmental claims.   Costa Sunglasses took the leap of faith to try something audacious with their Untangled line. By taking something useless, even harmful – used and worthless fishing nets and converting them into the…

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Zenbivy Light Quilt 10* Degree

By Christian Parrott | October 24, 2021

Zenbivy Light Quilt 10* Degree   As I first placed my hands on the Zenbivy Light Quilt 10 degree, I was astonished at how incredible the quality of this product is. It has the softest touch and feel which gives you the comfort you need in cold temperatures. I’ve never had a sleeping bag or…

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Chill Angel Merino Wool Sleepwear

By Leah Guill | October 24, 2021

Fall has official blow into Idaho and the temperatures dropped by almost 30 degrees in just one day. With colder temps settling into the valley, the layers are coming out in full swing. Chill Angel provided a set of lounge/sleepwear to test out during these colder days and I am excited to share with you…

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Phoozy XP3 Series

By Christian Parrott | October 18, 2021

The Ultimate Smartphone Protection by Realtree Fishing   The Phoozy case for your smartphone is a brilliant product because of the many uses it provides. Our smartphones nowadays are extremely expensive and are not all that durable when it comes to outside forces like weather and gravity. This case provides protection from the elements outside…

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Women’s Torrens Hooded Thermal Jacket from Mustang Survival

By Leah Guill | October 6, 2021

With Pumpkin Spice making it’s appearance across store shelves, it is time to discuss the women’s Torrens Hooded Thermal Jacket for your Fall and into late Spring needs. No need for your leggings and high boots, this jacket isn’t made for no pumpkin patch silliness! The Torrens Hooded Thermal Jacket is lightweight, but may be…

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Phunksun Goes Phurther With New Face Covers

By Leah Guill | September 28, 2021

We are in Boise, Idaho and at the time of this article our entire state is in “Crisis Standards of Care” because the virus we have all come to know, COVID19, is not going away. The higher rate of transmission with the Delta variant has caused our household to reevaluate our face coverings so that…

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CAMP Cove Sunglasses from SHWOOD

By Leah Guill | September 14, 2021

At the Outdoor Retailer Show this last August, I snuck into the prettiest sunglass display I have ever seen. Sunglass frames made from seashells, wood, flowers and acetate. Expecting the variety of materials would make for a heavy frame, I was pleasantly surprised by how light the SHWOOD frames were. There are 4 collections in…

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Olita Sunscreen: Making a Big Splash

By Leah Guill | August 31, 2021

Sunscreen has always been a hard one for me to well, apply. I don’t like the feeling and the smell of the “tropics” or “coconut” has always been an absolute assault on my olfactory nerve. Needless to say, I was very hesitant when we were invite to meet with the founder of Olita and see…

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