It is summer and you just moved into a new home with a sprawling backyard. You’ve always dreamed of hosting campfire nights with family and friends where you can enjoy good food, cold drinks, and amazing conversations by the fire. So you’re looking forward to finally planning your first outdoor party in your backyard. But … Read moreCan you light a fire in your backyard?
Sometimes you find yourself in a predicament where you can’t use a normal cooking fire to roast marshmallows. Or you just don’t feel like making a fire to roast your marshmallows and you have a candle or lighter handy. Is it safe to cook marshmallows with a candle or a lighter? Yes, it is safe … Read moreIs it safe to cook marshmallows with a candle or a lighter
Nothing spells fun in the outdoors better than a summer spent swinging on a single rope tree swing with siblings and cousins. I have fond memories of the simple swing our Grandpa made for us in their backyard. We would take turns swinging each other on it and that brought a lot of joy in … Read moreHow to Make a Single Rope Tree Swing?
A spinner swing is a safe and fun-packed swing that offers kids hours of endless fun. This easy to set-up swing can be hung in almost every backyard or open space, allowing your kids to be wild and free. The spinner swing is designed to swing and spin, adding a wild touch to the classic … Read moreHow To Hang A Spinner Swing
We have been looking at small tracts of land for several years. We hope to find one that we can buy and live on for a long time. One of the things we have had to think about is do we want to live by animals. Particularly, do we want to live by cows. If … Read moreCows In Your Yard
I have been playing tennis for more than 30 years. The groundstroke is one of the most important skills to learn if you want to play the game. It seems to elude a lot of people as to how to really learn to groundstroke or how to improve their groundstroke. In this article I am … Read moreTennis Groundstroke Trainer
You may be asking yourself if you should buy an electric weed eater. I asked myself the same question and decided to try one out. In this article I am going to tell you about my experience with an electric weed eater. I will tell you about the good and the bad. And will let … Read moreMy Experience With An Electric Weed Eater
Water balloons are a fun way to enjoy the Summer. Since we were kids, my brothers and I loved to fill up water balloons and throw them at each other and everything in sight. They truly are fun. Now that I am older, I get to watch my children play with water balloons. If they … Read moreFun Ways To Play With Water Balloons
I thought balance bikes were the coolest thing the first time I saw one. I don’t know why it didn’t dawn on me that removing the pedals from a bike or not having any pedals at all would be a great way for a person to learn to balance themselves before starting to ride a … Read moreWhat Age Are Balance Bikes For?
Over the years we have tried different types of ground covering in our garden. Pine needle mulch has become our covering of choice. In this article I will tell you how and why we chose it and what the benefits are for using pine needles instead of wood mulch. When we first moved into our … Read moreBenefits of Pine Needle Mulch