The Guide to Summer Pool Buying

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    When you ask people what their favorite season is, chances are they’ll tell you summer because of the warm weather, school holiday, and the opportunity to swim. There are 10.4 million residential swimming pools and 309,000 public pools in the United States alone. Children are the largest demographic for pool–goers, with nearly 36% of all children from 7 to 17 swimming a minimum of six times per year; compare that to only 15% of adults. Buying and maintaining your own pool is a lot of money and work, but if you’re willing to pay it can be one of the best investments you can make as a home owner.

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    Seating Options Attract Spectators

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    We are a sports nation. If we are not in our cars driving our children to practice, or at our homes watching our favorite athletic team on television, we are likely to be found on the aluminum benches and bleachers that provide a temporary landing spot for our sports crazy culture.

    In the United States, sports are widely recognized as a tool for child development and health promotion. In fact, 75% of parents of middle or high school students say they encourage their children to participate in some kind of sport or athletic activity. While parents typically get their own exercise several times during the week, when their son or daughter is on the field or on the court, you can bet that the most dedicated parents/fans will be sitting on in Continue Reading

    Alaskan Fishing Trips The Experience Of The Lifetime

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    There are few places in this world as beautiful and untouched as Alaska, and certainly no other states in American can match its natural majesty. Fishing is a major part of Alaskan life, and life in general for a lot of people … with more than 10 million young people between ages 6 and 17 going fishing in 2013. A charter fishing trip … complete with an Alaska fishing lodge … could be a dream come true for many people. If you’re a fishing enthusiast, it may be the perfect gift for a loved one, or the chance of a lifetime for you.

    Alaska Fishing Trip Packages: Take The Plunge

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    Why Creative Toys for Children Are About More Than Just Fun

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    In an age of iPads, video games, and other technology competing for children’s interests, it can often be difficult for parents to encourage imaginative play for their children. Not only do fewer kids want to go outside, but they’re also sometimes less willing to play with educational toys and games.

    That doesn’t necessarily mean that video and computer games don’t have some importance. After all, kids’s brains reach about 90% of their adult weight by the age of eight and continue to grow until kids are 18. But kids also need time away from the screen in order to interact with their friends, siblings, and parents. Parents who want their children to have some free play should think about which creative toys for children their kids would appreciate most.

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    Have You Ever Escaped To A Faraway Cabin? Here’s Your Chance!

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    When it comes to the great outdoors, there’s much to discover!

    Imagine taking your closest friends and family to a unique and thrilling experience…

    Wouldn’t you like to have a vacation that is unlike any other?

    If you want to have fun and make lasting memories, you have to think outside of the box. Everyone wants to vacation on a hot island or fast paced city, but why not go somewhere no one else has gone?

    Don’t be afraid to test your limits. Go on an adventure. Be fearless. Do something different.

    Welcome change: come to Alaska!

    As one of the best up-and-coming vacation spots, Alaska is a phenomenal location for recreational cabin life and fishing vacation packages. An Alaskan fishing lodge could just be the escape you’ve be yearning for.

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    Have You Heard The #1 Fly Fishing Tip For Beginners?

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    Looking to get into the exciting sport of fly fishing? There’s no shortage of fly fishing tips and advice for anglers of all experience levels, but here’s seven quick tips for beginners to the sport:

    7. Bring A Notebook

    In the age of smartphones and tablets, too many young anglers underestimate the value of a paper notebook. But for experienced fly anglers, a trusty notepad has been an absolutely essential piece of equipment since the sport began.

    6. A Tool For Every Task

    If you have any experience golfing, then you know how important it is to use the right club for the perfect swing. And in fly fishing, expert anglers have a collection of fly fishing rods for every occasion. For instance, if you’re going after the silver bonefish on a saltwater fishing trip in the Bahamas, you’ll wa Continue Reading

    On the Hunt for Farms for Sale

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    In a country where almost 40 million Americans hunt and fish there will always be a need for one of this worlds greatest and time-honored possessions: Land. Currently 60% of wildlife areas in the U.S. permit hunting. These areas can sometimes be few and far between however and because most hunters probably cannot afford to just buy farms for sale, many rely on relationships with owners of one of the country’s 2.2 million farms or hunting land. Although somewhat a scarcity, hunters and community members should consider forming groups or pooling money to snag any nearby farmland for sale.

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    Avoid Disaster by Remembering These Essential Camping Items

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    Camping is one of the most popular activities in America right now– with 81% reporting that they are planning to go on three or more camping trips within the next year. Of course, when you plan a camping trip, you want it to be as successful as possible. Whether you’re going with friends or family, you want this trip to be something everyone will remember. There are some essential items that can help ensure that things won’t be a disaster, so read on for a few things you should remember!

    The first thing you absolutely must remember is the cooler. Any outdoor event requires a cooler to make sure food doesn’t spoil, so it should go without saying that they’re absolutely necessary for Continue Reading

    In Over Your Head? Here’s How to Pick the Perfect Pool Depth

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    If you’re working with custom pool builders, you’ll have a say in nearly every aspect of your new swimming pool. But do you really know what you want? One of the aspects of constructing a pool many homeowners don’t even know they have control over is choosing its depth and grading (for in ground pools, at least). A classic swimming pool has a shallow end and a deep end, but you don’t even need to stick to that pattern. If you like to play games like volleyball in the pool, for example, then you might want a large flat area so that neit Continue Reading