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A backpacking water filter is a key essential for any multi-day outdoor adventure

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Why is a water filter so important? Parasites and viruses live in the lakes and rivers that you rely on to stay hydrated in the backcountry. Giardia is the most common and can cause abdominal cramping, nausea, diarrhea,  and vomiting – not exactly what you had planned for your next adventure, right?   Some argue that you don’t always need to filter water where streams are fed by fresh snow-melt, but keep in mind that if livestock, wildlife, or humans can reach an area, so can contaminants that are transferred via fecal matter. In this roundup of the best backpacking water...

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Hi friends!  I hope you had a wonderful Christmas and that your holiday was full of love and joy.  We had such a nice time at home, then the kids went to their Dad’s house for awhile and I got a chance to catch my breath.  I stayed up so late...

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Hi friends!  I hope you had a wonderful Christmas and that your holiday was full of love and joy.  We had such a nice time at home, then the kids went to their Dad’s house for awhile and I got a chance to catch my breath.  I stayed up so late getting everything ready for Christmas morning, so I was pooped! In the afternoon, we went to my brother’s house and it was so much fun!  Our family is tiny, but tight, and we love getting to hang out.  Watching the little and big cousins grow up together is the...

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A garment rack is a great way to organize the clothing pieces that you have just ironed or those that are meant to stay in a vertical position (like coats or dresses)

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It can fit into a walk-in closet or can act as a free-standing structure somewhere in the bedroom, so it’s mostly a matter of personal taste and whether or not you want your clothes to stay in plain sight. But what do you have to look out for when you buy such a product and what are some of the best garment racks that money can buy right now? Features to Look Out For It’s important to know what you’re going to use a garment rack for because some of them come with extendable rods that allow you to place...

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22 Most Wanted Hanging Scarves for 2020

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  YANGMAN Wall Mounted Coat Rack,Solid Wood Towel Hanger Holder Hanging Scarf/Handbag/ Hat/Tie/ Jewelry Ect, for Kitchen Bedroom Bathroom Office Garage Storage 48X12 cm,Aretroblue - Space save the coat and hat hooks are widely use in bathroom, bedroom, entryway, foyer, storage room, hallway, garage, etc useful for rooms with limited storage space. Home decor european creative appearance makes your room the stylish oasis, ideal for hostess gift, mothers day gift, children gift,christmas gift etc as well. Material high-quality solid wood,it’s water proof and anti-corrosion,size, 48 cm long,12 cm tall and wooden board 11 cm thick,3 hooks. Heavy duty constructed of iron...

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10 Literary Families to Make the Holidays Less Lonely

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During an election year we all start dreading our holidays spent with family. The tense undertones of aunts, uncles, grandparents, siblings, and parents who do not agree with our politics. We prepare safe conversation starters or topic changers or rejoinders to bad opinions. This year, of course, is different. This year we cannot gather with extended family and friends. This year we’ll fix small meals and maybe a dessert. Scrabble is a good game to play with a few people, or a card game. We can still drink lots of wine, watch a movie, and go to bed early; which...

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