Product Review: Igloo Yukon 70 Cooler

by Justin on June 11, 2015

Igloo Yukon Review

Igloo Yukon Review

The Yukon 70 from Igloo is an great cooler! The holding capacity is 70 quarts and it is really high quality. Features of the cooler:

  • 70 quart capacity
  • Extra wide handles for 2 hands on each end
  • Lockable sides to keep unwanted creatures out
  • Removable drain that is attached by a chain. Loose no more! (but you can buy extra)

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LA Fresh Natural Insect Repellent

LA Fresh Natural Insect Repellant

I really like these mosquito wipes. They work great when we are sitting out in the back yard relaxing or getting some outside work done. They are also very compact so they will easily fit into a hikers daypack.

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Win a 16GB iPad Mini With Wifi

by Justin on June 2, 2014

16GB iPad Mini Wifi Giveaway

16GB iPad Mini Wifi Giveaway

One of the fun things as technology gets smaller is to be able to take my music and books camping with me. The iPad Mini will let you do just that. Bring some family-friendly music (especially if you’re going to a campground) (and remember not to make it too loud). And then when you’re relaxing by the campfire or winding down in your tent you have access to your library of books, cool outdoors apps such as Pocket Ranger, NatureFind, Geocaching, and more! It’s a win all the way around!!

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Win a $25 Home Depot Gift Card!

Win a $25 Home Depot Gift Card!


To all the awesome father’s out there- Happy Father’s Day!! We know how much dad means to you and we want to help you show him. Parenting In Northern Kentucky, along with Great Wild Outdoors, is giving you a chance to win a $25 Home Depot Gift Card!
We are also offering you many ways to earn entries. Be sure to enter all for the best chance to win!

Giveaway Details:

Prize: 1 lucky winner will receive a $25 Home Depot Gift Card
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How to Make a Suet Cake Bird Feeder

How to Make a Suet Cake Bird Feeder

It’s great fun to watch the birds in the Fall and Winter time (or anytime if you’re like our cat). I purchased a suet cake bird feed and holder and remembered making something like this when I was a kid. Below are the instructions on how to make a Suet Cake:

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Watershed Adventures of a Water Bottle Book Review

Watershed Adventures of a Water Bottle

If you have young readers at home this is a great book about the outdoors and what can happen in our ecosystem when something disrupts it.

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May 2014 Giveaway: Shirt AND a Donation to the National Parks via Flow397

May 2014 giveaway: shirt and national parks donation.

May is here! I’m running a little late this month. Time got carried away.

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Vapur Anti-Bottle Gear Review

Vapur Anti-Bottle

The Vapur Anti-Bottle is just that: It’s a bottle that folds up, unlike a normal bottle. I was lucky enough to be given a sample of their 0.5 liter anti-bottle for review. My thoughts about thew Vapur Anti-Bottle are below.

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Family Fishing in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee

Family Fishing Fun in Pigeon Forge, TN

Looking for a fun family outdoors trip in Pigeon Forge? Try fishing at Big Rock Dude Ranch in Pigeon Forge, TN!

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Book Review: Cooking On A Stick: Campfire Recipes for Kids

Campfire Cooking on a Stick Campfire Recipes For Kids

Tired of the same old campfire recipes? Then you will want to check out “Cooking On a Stick: Campfire Recipes for Kids”. This book is full of great ideas to break away from the traditional s’mores and donuts for breakfast.

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