Chante LaGon

Chante LaGon

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Don’t Let the Campsite Go Dark – LED Lanterns and Solar Lights to Take Along

A flashlight is a minimum requirement when you’re on a camping trip. And flashlights have come a long way in recent years, with extra-long battery life and super inexpensive two-for-one packs (complete with batteries already installed). But these days LED lanterns and solar lights provide more light, more reliably and more cheaply than ever. And […]
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Tips and Supplies for Cooking Outdoors

Summer activities that include food cooked on the grill make for some of the best memories — and satisfied taste buds. It doesn’t matter whether you’re gathered around a gas or charcoal grill or an open campfire. The good times really get going when it’s time to eat. Even though it’s a familiar tradition, there […]
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Things Around Your Home You Can Repurpose for Camping

So you’re headed off to your next outdoor adventure. Maybe you’re an expert at camping with your gear ready to go. Or maybe you’re more the glamping type, with all the essentials plus a few creature comforts in tow. Either way, we bet there are a few things around your home you can repurpose for […]
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Never Leave Home for Your Summer Activities Without These Essentials

There’s nothing like getting outside for your favorite summer activities. Sure, air conditioning is wonderful, but when the campsite calls or the beach beckons, a breeze is all you need. Well, a breeze and these tips and take-alongs. We went on a warm-weather adventure recently and found that keeping a few things in mind — […]
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In the Wild: We Heart Outdoors and Great Patio Decorating Ideas

We heart outdoors! And after taking a look at the photos our readers and Patio Style Challenge participants posted on Instagram using the #HeartOutdoors hashtag, clearly they do, too. In this installment of our In The Wild series, we rounded up a few of our favorite photos that represent outdoor spaces and projects to make […]
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4 Stylish Outdoor Decorating Ideas

Take advantage of warmer weather with these outdoor decorating ideas for your porch, deck or outdoor living room. We’ve pulled together four stylish looks — incorporating¬†patio sets, accessories and more — to get you thinking about how to spruce up your outdoor space. First up, a plush, intimate outdoor living room that also displays a […]
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