19 search results for "camping"

7 Essential Tech Gadgets for Camping

August 27, 2013    |    By +
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There is somewhat of a paradox when it comes to the world of technology and how it impacts the time we spend outdoors. Shouldn’t something as simple as hiking or camping be entirely free from gadgets and the influence of technology? But the truth is, using technology on the trail is not only practical,... Read more »

Camping Gear 101

August 7, 2012    |    By +
Camping Gear 101

Outdoor Retailer Summer Market (a.k.a. “OR”), in Salt Lake City, is the world’s largest outdoor sports industry gathering! With over 25,000 exhibitors and attendees, OR is THE place to find the hot products, the browse latest trends and see great “coming soon” gear from over 1000 outdoor lifestyle brands. With what seems like acres... Read more »

Summer Camping Essentials

June 22, 2011    |    By +
Summer Camping Essentials

Last weekend I had the pleasure of taking a camping trip in upstate New York to stay in a friends remote cabin. The scenery was beautiful, the stars were bright and the mosquitoes were aplenty.  Full disclosure: I’m not exactly what you would call an “outdoorsy” person. This mantra perfectly sums up my general... Read more »

Gadgets and Gizmos-Fun Tech Gifts for Mom

October 18, 2013    |    By +
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It’s no secret that moms make things easier for our families–we are an ever-present GPS assistant for our kids (“Mom, where is my backpack/permission slip/baseball glove/favorite blue shirt?”), the keeper of the group calendar (when was the last time your husband made a dentist appointment?), and more often than not, chief meal-planner, grime-tackler, birthday-party-planner... Read more »

Kids’ Party Trends: Sea Inspired

September 20, 2013    |    By +
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When I first started looking into trends for kids’ birthday parties, I knew it would be fun, but I wasn’t quite prepared for just how much fun! I did some serious digging to arm you with new, interesting themes that will stand out, and I discovered five terrific trends: woodland friends, camping, under the... Read more »

Kids’ Party Trends: The Great Outdoors

September 9, 2013    |    By +
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When I first started looking into trends for kids’ birthday parties, I knew it would be fun, but I wasn’t quite prepared for just how much fun! Forget those run-of-the-mill, standard, party ideas like pink cupcakes, crowns and princesses. I did some serious digging and now I can arm you with new, interesting themes... Read more »

Outdoor Retailer: Stanley Adventure Coolers

August 6, 2013    |    By +
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Each summer the Outdoor Retailer Summer Market, becomes the world’s largest outdoor sports industry showcase and gathering. With over 25,000 exhibitors and attendees, OR (as it’s known in the industry) is THE place to find the hot products, browse latest industry trends and see great coming-soon gear from over 1,000 outdoor lifestyle and recreational... Read more »

Outdoor Retailer: Gerber Freescape Lineup

August 2, 2013    |    By +
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Each summer the Outdoor Retailer Summer Market, becomes the world’s largest outdoor sports industry showcase and gathering. With over 25,000 exhibitors and attendees, OR (as it’s known in the industry) is THE place to find the hot products, browse latest industry trends and see great coming-soon gear from over 1,000 outdoor lifestyle and recreational brands.... Read more »

7 Practical Adventure Gifts for Dads

June 5, 2013    |    By +
Gifts for the Adventurer

With dad’s big day occurring on the doorstep of summer, hooking dad up with a great Father’s Day gift that will help him enjoy the great outdoors is a super idea. If you have a dad who loves to spend the summer months enjoying all that Mother Nature has to offer, here are seven... Read more »

7 Gifts Geared For the Outdoors

March 18, 2013    |    By +
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As we head toward spring, we see a lot more people looking for gift ideas for the outdoors lover. In fact, in 2012 one of the most popular searches on Gift Rap was camping. The key to gifting for the outdoor adventurer is to steer clear of very specific and technical equipment he may not... Read more »

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Kathryn D.W.
Kathryn Drury Wagner is the senior manager of content at Gifts.com. She was formerly the executive editor at Honolulu Magazine, and is the author of The Ultimate Guide to Shopping on Oahu. Her career has included staff positions at Country Living Gardener and Power & Motoryacht. Her latest book is "Hawaii's Strangest, Ickiest, Wildest Book Ever!"

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