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Summer Outdoor Living and Travel Ideas
The outdoor living trend has been skyrocketing in popularity for years. Fortunately, it's a trend that directly pays off in fun factor! Even something simple like a fire table or a great BBQ setup can make a huge difference in how easy and enjoyable it is to use your exterior spaces.
-> Use a Fire Table to Make Cool Evenings Cozy
Whether your outdoor area is an expansive patio or a small condo balcony, a fire table turns a cool evening that you might have spent indoors into a cozy "fresh air" experience with beautiful lighting.
Image courtesy of Amazon.com.
The Akoya fire table shown above is currently around $1,000 on Amazon, but other brands offer options starting in the $200 range.
Like most things, when it comes to finding the right fire table or fire pit there are a lot of choices to make. Here's an excellent guide that explains the different shapes, materials and fuel types:
This propane cooking stove folds up easily to save space and has enough room to use two large pans or a wok. (It's a bit bulky for hike-in camping but is great for car camping.) Currently around $92 on Amazon.
Finally, a tent so easy to set up that even two arguing adults can complete the entire process in around 60 seconds. :) It also has a ceiling height of nearly 6 feet, making it very easy to spend time in. Currently around $150 on Amazon.
"Enjoy a hot shower in the outdoors" is the motto of this Australian company, whose tongue in cheek marketing video is worth a watch even just for laughs. Their full HOTTAP Nomad kit is currently around $430, while their Essentials kit is around $270.
Items linked to here may also be available in brick-and-mortar stores. Please read reviews and use your best judgment.
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"Should always believe a 5-year-old when he tells you 4 times alllll the animals are in the house" said Jenny Jones, who managed to catch on video the moment her family returned home to find they had left the kitchen door to the barnyard open.
Click hereor on the image above to see the menagerie that ensued. (Funnier with the sound enabled.)
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