The Fourth of July is the pinnacle of the outdoor cooking season. It’s a national holiday, a day off work for many, and a good excuse to fire up the grill (or smoker, or fire pit, or campfire…). There are … Continue reading
We waffled over the decision for days about whether or not to quit cable TV. It was really a technicality. We knew the answer. We just couldn’t admit it yet. In my post, Sacrifice is Hard to Swallow, I mentioned … Continue reading
This guest post is from my friend Jen McDonough. If anyone knows about Living Beyond Awesome, it’s her! Interested in writing a guest post for BackyardLifeBlog.com? Here are the guidelines. Life is fun and adventurous for our family of six … Continue reading
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Cast iron cookware is among the most versatile to use in a car camping or backyard setting. It is relatively inexpensive, can handle as much heat as you can throw at it, and as non-stick as anything if seasoned properly. … Continue reading
Here are some videos from our last trip to Willow River State Park in Hudson, WI. I wrote a lengthy overview last year. We visited again and shot some new video and took a bunch of pictures. We walked the … Continue reading
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