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Back to School Style Guide

Back to School Essentials A Guide to This School Year’s Trends     I don’t mind going back to school for a couple of reasons. For one, my brain can stop being dazed and confused and can start becoming more articulate. Like, this summer I caught myself asking how to spell three letter words. It [...]

Top 6 Adventure Movies for a Rainy Day

What an Outdoor Enthusiast Must do on a Rainy Day: Watch Epic Outdoors Movies. A list of the essential films to see when nature is calling you but the weather says, “Not today, human.”   Being trapped indoors may be frustrating for fellow outside adventure seekers like ourselves. I can already imagine the solemn eyes [...]

By | 2017-08-16T16:36:50+00:00 August 16th, 2017|Blogs, Staff Interests|0 Comments

Socks with Sandals

How to Rock the Socks and Sandals, the Most Controversial Fashion Statement   Once a trend meant only for children or elderly who just need comfort, today socks and sandals can be worn by anyone if you know what you’re doing. But in reality, does anyone ever know what they are doing? The answer, I’m [...]

By | 2017-08-16T20:53:27+00:00 August 15th, 2017|Blogs, Buying Guide, Lookbook, Style Guide|0 Comments

The Best School Backpacks of 2017

Going back to school is bittersweet for many students. The thought of sitting in a classroom instead of sprawling your legs out on the soft sand of a beach is not that enticing.  Eye rolls, grunts, and slamming of doors are all to be expected in the autumn. Yet, school can be enthralling if you [...]

By | 2017-08-09T16:20:54+00:00 August 9th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Patagonia: a Company Dedicated to Keeping the Earth our Sanctuary

If you are shopping at The House, chances are you care about our planet, because we, as outdoor enthusiasts, use the earth as our artistic and athletic playground. The mountains, oceans, lakes, rivers, forests, deserts, and everything in between are ours to protect if we want to keep enjoying the beauty that our natural world [...]

By | 2017-07-31T19:19:11+00:00 July 31st, 2017|Brand History, Brands, General, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Everything You Need for a Day on the Boat

Summer for many people (and especially me, because I live in the land of 10,000 lakes) means being out on the water, riding in the boat until the sun goes down, and making memories that will never fade. When you’re on the water, chances are you’re in a good mood. Life feels simple and stress-free. [...]

By | 2017-07-31T19:18:32+00:00 July 31st, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

July 2017 Top Picks

Welcome to July, you hooligans. As most middle-aged folk will tell you, June flew by, and now we are truly in the heart of summer. Naturally, it is time for a wardrobe update and pop culture refresh. As always, I’ve got your back. Keep reading to feel like the cool kid on the block.   [...]

By | 2017-07-31T19:16:38+00:00 July 31st, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Father’s Day Gift Guide

2017 has been a year for the dad. For some reason, dad jokes and dad habits have taken over social media with stories, memes, and various forms of appreciation. If you google “dad jokes,” you will not be disappointed this year. It is important, then, that this Father’s Day we take the time to truly [...]

By | 2017-07-31T19:15:54+00:00 July 31st, 2017|Gear, General, Uncategorized|0 Comments

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