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5 Fun Things to Do Outdoors for Spring

5 Fun Things to Do Outdoors in Spring main imageSpring is officially here.  You’ll probably hear people talking about the vernal equinox and shifts in weather patterns.  None of that is important.  What really matters is the return of sunny days.  You’ve spent January and February binge watching Narcos on your couch and pounding back pale ale while you watched the game at your local bar.  But now it’s time for a change.  After being cooped up inside all winter, it’s time to get back outdoors.  If you’re at a loss for how to get started, try these activities.

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The Best Buckle Materials for the Outdoors

The Best Buckle Materials for the Outdoors

Since the beginning of time, belts have been fastened with metal buckles.  Literally since the beginning of time.  Tracing back to the 7th century, metal buckles were used as a form of decorative fashion.  They were often carved with elaborate designs before evolving into the standard issue buckle of today.  Though tradition dictates metal buckles, they can be problematic for men with metal allergies, and they can be unfashionable.  Not to mention, they can be a real source of pain at the airport.  Luckily, new buckle materials are relieving some of the headaches associated with metal buckles.

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Sunday Best: Creative Ways to Dress Up Young Boys for Easter

Creative Ways to Dress Up Young Boys for Easter main imageWith Easter just around the corner, it’s time to figure out what to wear for the annual holiday.  Unlike other holidays, Easter brings with it a specific dress code steeped in bold colors, light fabrics, adventure and elegance.  Surely, Dad will dress himself in a suit with a bright tie or pocket square.  If he’s brave enough, he might even go for a lightly colored ensemble in pastel blue or white.  But what about your little guy?  Considering the bulk of the day’s activities (i.e. Easter egg hunts) will probably revolve around him, he should be dressed for success.

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Best Bags and Wallets to Lighten Your Load on the Road

Best Bags and Wallets to Lighten Your Load on the Road main imageWhenever you fly, you probably notice the increasing number of people with carry-on luggage.  These people are focused on simplification.  Whether they’re headed off to London for a week or Dallas for a day trip, these people understand the value of traveling light, and they’ve purchased the necessary luggage to do so.  Don’t look at them with scorn as they try to shove their rolling suitcases into the overhead compartment.  Follow their lead.  Invest a little extra in some bags and wallets that can help you lighten your load when you’re away from home.  You’ll be amazed at how much easier travel becomes.

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Camping Is as Popular as Ever; Here's Why

Camping is as Popular as Ever main imageIn this current age of interconnectivity, communing with nature doesn’t seem like a priority for many.  We’re glued to our newsfeeds, losing hours of our days to trending topics and viral videos.  We’re more apt to spend our nights with Chewbacca Mom than sprawled out on a patch of grass under the stars.  But contrary to what digital trends might suggest, camping is at an all-time high.  It seems there are millions of us who want to log off and get back outdoors.

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Get the Most Out of Your Family's Fishing Trip

Get the Most Out of Your Family's Fishing TripFor many families, a fishing trip represents several things.  It’s an opportunity for the entire unit to bond.  It’s a chance for the dad to pass on intergenerational skills to his children.  And most important, it’s a way to keep fresh food on the table.  Though successful fishing trips require focus and proficiency, that doesn’t mean they can’t be enjoyable.  The next time you and your family head to your favorite fishing spot, heed these tips to make the most of your trek.

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The Best Belts to Wear While Traveling

The Best Belts to Wear While Traveling main imageTraveling can be a fun yet drawn out process.  While you’re in transit, you want to be as comfortable as possible.  Unfortunately, traditional men’s belts make comfort an unattainable goal regardless of how relaxed the rest of your look is.  Classic belts tend to dig into your side or pinch your skin during periods of prolonged sitting.  When you’re traveling, you need something softer and more flexible.  Your belt should never be a source of discomfort or inconvenience.  The following belt styles are ideal for long trips.  They offer not only easy comfort but also great, masculine style.

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New Ways to Celebrate St. Patty's Day

New Ways to Celebrate St. Patrick's Day main imageSt. Patrick’s Day is a beloved holiday whether you’re Irish or not.  Millions of guys around the world gather in their favorite watering holes and drink until they need to be scraped off the pub floor.  But celebrating St. Patrick’s Day isn’t always about getting sloshed.  After all, the original day started as a religious feast to honor Ireland’s patron saint.  This year, instead of taking part in the typical festivities, why not take a different approach?

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5 Tips to Ease Your Travel Headaches

5 Tips to Ease Your Travel Headaches main imageExploring a new city or country is an enlightening experience.  You can learn about a new culture, create long-lasting memories and expand your perspective of the world.  But quite often, the process of getting there can be a disaster.  Whether it’s the fault of your airline or your own oversights, there are several things that can go wrong and turn your big vacation into a fiasco.  These five tips can help you avoid making your trip memorable for all the wrong reasons.

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The Best U.S. Locations to Get Outdoors

The Best U.S. Locations to Get Outdoors main imageYou’ve decided to go camping and jump in on the year’s biggest trend.  But where do you go?  Depending on where you live, there may not be any immediately accessible campgrounds in your area.  You might be in for a long haul to make your camping trip a dream come true.  Luckily, there are dozens of gorgeous camping sites throughout the country that will make any trip worthwhile.  Here are a few highlights.

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