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Most of us, I suspect, made a choice to raise children. Even if you were, you know, surprised with the news of your pregnancy, you still brought your own flesh and blood into this world and discovered ...
There's a can-do philosophy that seems to characterize the brand Patagonia, no doubt an attitude forged by founder Yvon Chouinard, and it reflects well in this new pull-over fleece for girls. Meaning ...
Sleeping to the mountain sounds while snuggling with your precious den of children and a lovely inamorata has few rivals for time well spent. Some summer nights I'd much rather go without the shelter ...
Created on Fri Jun 28, 2013
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Oh, it's just a shirt. Or is it? Here's a little known fact: seersucker is a cotton fabric that's literally cooler than your usual cotton. The puckered material's threads are woven in a way that give ...
Created on Thu Mar 28, 2013
To the blissfully ignorant non-parent, replacement bite valves for Camelbak bottles and reservoirs aren't worth the pixels to talk about. Why would they ever need to be replaced? But to you, me, and ...
Summer might be a ways off, but a guy can dream . . . and scheme about keeping bugs out of his ears. 144 square feet of chigger-free, kick-back relaxation and family corral area, and all you need ...
It's got to be hard to be a knife maker and stand out from the crowd. When you want to buy a knife, you have thousands and thousands of good ones to choose from (and even more bad ones . . .), so ...
Child carriers and backpacks are not all that new, but you probably knew that already. The entirety of human history all over the globe show examples of slings, pouches and cradle boards used for ...
As much as I hate to say it, raising kids is awfully scary business. And I prefer to think of myself as the sort of gent who looks for the opportunity in a situation, not the problem. But I'd be a fool ...
After having a baby in September, one of my first postpartum activities celebrations was stashing away my pile of maternity clothes in a great big storage bin. No, I couldn't exactly fit back into ...
We're four years into ownership of a 12v refrigerator, specifically an Engel MT35, and there's no shortage of questions about it from our readers who've never seen such a critter. The majority, of ...
Look, as we all know, if you're stranded on an island with your small children the one and only answer to the old question "if you could only bring one thing, what would it be?" is a magical bottomless ...
photo by Shawn O'Connor Are the usual cycling shorts and jerseys straight up disappointingly ugly and uncomfortable to women? That's what Ashely Rankin thought. "Mountain biking is awesome, but ...
Hey, just because you don't believe in zombies doesn't mean they don't exist. Consider that for a sec: packs of undead cannibals looking to feast on your precious children. Shudder. And prepare. If anything, ...
After all these years of technological advances and the introduction of synthetic fibers, not much can beat the natural insulation of goose down. That's why it's been used for untold years. The soft ...
Little kids are plenty happy scrambling and climbing in their own regular tennis shoes, even on top-roped climbs, but older or more advanced scaling sprouts may decide they want real climbing shoes ...
That dude is so stoked that he doesn't even notice the rising tide. All things come in threes, as the saying goes, and I believe the ceremonial articles of proper camping begin with coffee, chocolate, ...
Created on Wed Jul 25, 2012
There's a good chance that putting stores in shopping malls dings the reputation of a brand that's been around since the 1930s and originally known for it's quality outerwear for sportsmen. Long before ...

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